Arts: We Are Dreamers

We are very excited to announce an SMBC funded arts project called “We Are Dreamers” launching soon.  World War 1 poet, Siegfried Sassoon, once wrote: Stockport We Are DreamersThese words remind us that before they were numbers or names… 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

Arts: Half Term Animal Antics Workshop

During February 2018 Half Term I worked as facilitator for the “Animal Antics” public workshops at Arc. We ran several hour-long sessions throughout the day, during which participants created their very own clay animal using a pinch pot… Read More

Stories and Artwork wanted for Volunteers Week Exhibition

Do you currently or have you volunteered with Arc in the past? Yes? We’d like to hear from you! To mark Volunteers Week this year Arc is planning an exhibition that celebrates the invaluable contribution of volunteers to the… Read More

Arts: Love Letter to Oldham project #2

On Friday 9th February we ran our first ‘Love Letter to Oldham’ event as part of the town’s Illuminate night.   We’ve been commissioned by Gallery Oldham / Oldham Borough Council to engage people from across the town in a… Read More

Arts: Arc Centre as a ‘hub’ for Stockport’s arts community

Arc believes in the power of creativity to change lives. We see this everyday in the people who join our wellbeing programmes to explore the impact of creative activities on their mental health. We also passionately believe that… Read More

GALLERY EXHIBITION: Cherish women’s project

An exploration of identity by women from Arc, Ananna and Stockport Women’s Centre with artist Jasmine Walne. February 24th – April 20th 2018 We are celebrating International Women’s Day with a colourful exhibition of artwork created during a collaborative project by four… Read More

Community: Cherish project #4

We are celebrating International Womens Day 2018 with a colourful exhibition from our collaborative women’s project ‘Cherish’ In 2017 Arc launched a call out for an artist to work with three groups of women in Greater Manchester exploring… Read More

Arts: Love Letter to Oldham Project

Write a Love Letter to Oldham Arc is very excited to be embarking on a major community engagement project in partnership with Gallery Oldham. ‘A Love Letter to Oldham’ will engage with residents across the Borough to develop… Read More

Community: Boaz Trust textiles project #2

On December 18th I rounded off a wonderful textiles project I was running over the last 5 weeks in conjunction with the Boaz Trust. The Boaz Trust is a Christian charity that offers safe accommodation to refused asylum seekers and refugees,… Read More