Arc Blog

Click an image below to find out more about Arc’s events and projects throughout the year. Read about what happened at some of those events in the words of our volunteers! To receive up-to-date information about our programme of exhibitions and events, register for our Gallery Events mailing list here. Find out about News and Opportunities here.

Arts: TIME Exhibition

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TIME: An exhibition of Textile Art by Simone Frater-Russell & Nerissa Cargill Thompson in January 2018 Time to stop, Time to notice, Time to remember, Time to appreciate, Time to reflect. An exhibition of textiles, print and photography… Read More

Wellbeing: A Student’s Story: Cheryl

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Cheryl was a university social work student on placement with us for a few months until September 2017. Students provide vital practical, administrational and emotional support for sessions and participants during their placements. Now a volunteer, we caught… Read More

Young People: MusicSpace

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A Young People’s Arc Project Tuesdays starting 7th of November 2017 – 6-8pm A fantastic opportunity to: expand on your music skills develop your ideas  socialise with other young people work with professional musicians Please contact referrals@arc-centre.org to refer… Read More

Wellbeing: Just for Mums

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Creative Mums is Arc’s art for wellbeing programme for mums experiencing mental health issues. We run a variety of projects, including ‘Just for Mums’ held at Arc every Friday 09.30-11.30. The sessions are a chance for mums to… Read More

Community: Cherish Project

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During October 2017 Arc will be launching the ‘Cherish’ project, designed to enable women from different communities and locations to connect, collaborate and share their experiences and stories. Inspired by the Indian Summer exhibition, three groups of women… Read More

Unpicked:Restitched @ MMU Marketplace Studios

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From Wednesday the 7th – Friday the 30th of September our touring exhibition Unpicked:Restitched will be at MMU Marketplace Studios in Stockport. Join us in the town centre to see the Stockport-inspired creative writing and textiles exhibition in this wonderful building…. Read More

Love Letter to Macc

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Arc recently facilitated a major arts engagement project as part of the Barnaby Festival in Macclesfield.  Over 350 people of all ages visited our portable arts space, the Dome, over 2 days and wrote love letters to the… Read More