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

Arts: The Curiosity Project short film has gone live!

The Curiosity Project – Visual Arts Stockport, Manchester The Curiosity Project reframed what we do at Arc and encouraged us to reflect on what we do and why we do it. The project was a collaboration between Dr…. Read More

GALLERY EXHIBITION: We make a life by what we give.

We make a life by what we give. April 28th – June 22nd 2018 To mark Volunteers Week this year Arc has invited past and present volunteers to share their stories and submit artwork for an exhibition celebrating… Read More

New Year Newsletter

Arc Arts for Wellbeing New Year Newsletter.