Arts and Wellbeing Blog

Welcome to Arc Arts and Wellbeing 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: Join musician and Arc volunteer RoBoTaLiEn to try the Looper music app

Try the Looper Music App This fun and accessible activity is by Arc Young People’s Arc MusicSpace volunteer Rob Allen AKA Manchester-based musician RoBoTaLiEn. He talks us through how to try the Looper music app and create your… Read More

Arts: Keeping Us Together – Art at Home

Keeping Us Together: Art at Home We’ve been providing activities and links to creative and brain-boosting content to enjoy online, get making at home or to enhance your time outdoors every week (more recently every fortnight). Hopefully our… Read More

News: Arc COVID-19 Update – July 4th 2020

Arc COVID-19 Update – July 4th 2020 We know that many of you are asking “When will Arc be reopening?” as the lockdown is gradually eased in some areas of our lives. At the moment we don’t have… Read More

Arts: music online to keep you inspired at home

Music online to keep you inspired at home Hi, I’m Phill Howley and I’m the project manager for Young People’s Arc which includes ‘MusicSpace’. I’m also a professional musician and I thought I’d let you know about some… Read More

Wellbeing: Top 5 beginner’s fitness tips for home exercise in lockdown

My top 5 beginner’s fitness tips for home exercise in lockdown We all know that exercise is good for our mental health and that it is now more important than ever to take good care of our immune… Read More

Arts: Keeping Us Together – Arts and Wellbeing During Lockdown

Keeping Us Together: Arts and Wellbeing During Lockdown Your mental health is of the most importance if you’re potentially staying alone indoors for a while in isolating or social distancing, and if you’re finding it tough, we can… Read More

News: Arc COVID-19 Update – March 18th 2020

Arc COVID-19 Update – March 18th 2020 Given the latest and constantly changing government advice regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) around increasing social distancing, we have decided to suspend all our delivery from today. This includes our wellbeing programmes, our… Read More

Arts: 3 marketing tips for arts business development

3 marketing tips for arts business development As another year and decade begin, you may be thinking about your arts business development and feeling overwhelmed or just keen to grow it further in 2020. You might feel like… Read More

Team: Arc Centre For Arts and Wellbeing in Stockport

Arc Centre For Arts and Wellbeing in Stockport As the year draws to a close, it seems a good time to reflect on a busy and chaotic couple of months for all at Arc.  Many people have been… Read More

Wellbeing: 10 things I learned on placement with a mental health organisation

10 things I learned on placement with a mental health organisation – a Social Work Student’s Story Expect the unexpected. No two days are ever the same working for a mental health organisation. One day I could be… Read More