Community: Cherish Project – Update 2

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We are nearly at the end of the ‘Cherish’ project, after three workshops with each group of women. Lead Artist, Jasmine Walne has been exploring the theme of Identity with the participants, asking the women to bring objects from their… Read More

Arc Impact Report 2016-17

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We harness creativity to improve lives. Discover our impact during 2016-17 in this colourful report. [PDF 2.3MB].    

Community: Boaz Trust Textiles Project

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On November 13th we had a fantastic start to an exciting new textiles project that we are running over the next 5 weeks in conjunction with the Boaz Trust, a Christian charity based in Manchester providing temporary accommodation and support… Read More

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

NEXT GALLERY EXHIBITION: Christmas Art Bazaar 2017

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A great place to buy affordable, handmade Christmas gifts in Stockport, Manchester. November 25th 11:00-16:00 and continues weekdays 10:00-16:00 Purchase unique and affordable handmade art and craft pieces until 4pm Fri December 22nd 2017 Its that time of year again… for the Arc… 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

GALLERY EXHIBITION: Young People’s Arc

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Saturday 25th March – 4pm Friday 21st April 2017 “I didn’t expect to make something that good!” Arc is delighted to host and exhibit fabulous artwork created by the young people who have taken part in our YPA programme… Read More