Arts: Love Letter to Oldham project #2

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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

Team: Emerging Ceramic Artist Residency at Arc Centre

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Hello! I’m Rachel, a volunteer with Arc and general craftperson working mostly in felt and clay, but not at the same time! I consider myself to be incredibly lucky to be involved with Arc. I personally benefitted massively… Read More

New Year Newsletter

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Arc Arts for Wellbeing New Year Newsletter.

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

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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

Arc Saturday Art Clubs 2018 – Stockport

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All ages are welcome on the last Saturday of every month Jan-Nov 11:00-15:30 for Arc Saturday Art Clubs! We have free parking, full accessibility, refreshments, seating and please feel free to bring your own lunch. All welcome! We pride ourselves… Read More

CURRENT GALLERY EXHIBITION: Cherish women’s project

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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

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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

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

Community: Cherish project #3


As the lead artist of the Cherish project, I am in the process of collating all the drawings produced in the creative workshop sessions with each of the three groups of women. The drawings will be layered together… Read More

Arts: The Other in Mother

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The Other in Mother is a visual arts project we are running this year to explore the mental health impacts of motherhood – the maternal transition.  Arc has commissioned artist Sarah Greaves to research this area, to work with… Read More