A huge thank you to Bruntwood Construction!

A huge thank you to Bruntwood Construction for donating hands and time to do some heavy lifting of our stuff into Wellington Mill! Don’t forget to come and have a look on November 30th at the Festive Saturday… 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

Wellbeing: Emily’s top 10 mental health apps in 2019

Emily’s top 10 mental health apps in 2019 There are an increasing number of self-help apps for mobile and it can be hard to know which ones to choose, so I have listed those that I think are… Read More

Community: Arc’s vision of a Stockport town centre creative arts hub

Arc is moving to Hat Works in October 2019 with a vision of developing a new Stockport town centre creative arts hub We are delighted to announce that Arc will be relocating to Wellington Mill, AKA Hat Works… Read More

Community: Mental Health Charity Fundraising

mental health charity fundraising

Mental health charity fundraising: what can a small organisation do to increase its revenue in 2019? An increasing numbers of organisations have closed in recent years, possibly due to our current political and economic climate, so mental health… Read More

Community: 10 Reasons to Volunteer in Stockport at Arc

10 reasons to volunteer in Stockport at Arc Arc’s volunteer team is a vital part of our arts and health charity. Volunteers support every aspect of our work, and though volunteering with us create lots of opportunities for… Read More

Arts: Contemporary Handmade Jewellery Range

A new range of contemporary handmade jewellery We are launching a new range of ceramic Arcware – contemporary handmade jewellery in the Arc Gallery Shop, summer ready from Saturday June 29th. All necklaces are just £12! We also… Read More

Arts: Therapeutic Art Activities

My top 3 therapeutic art activities you can try at home! The powerful and therapeutic effects art-making can have on mental health is now widely recognised and evidenced. Here at Arc, we see the positive impact creativity has… Read More

Team: Meet Graeme Draper, now on the board of directors!

Welcome to our new trustee Graeme! We found out a bit more about him… What was your favourite job ever? With a degree in Physics from Manchester University, I spent the next 9 years teaching science in Stockport.  I… Read More

Arts: The role of culture and the arts in ageing

The role of culture and the arts in ageing Recently I was lucky enough to take part in a dynamic cultural exchange around arts and ageing, when I visited the Netherlands with Jennifer Connolly, a consultant in public… Read More