Wellbeing: Creative Carers carry on creating

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The Creative Carers project provided an opportunity for people from different backgrounds who care for someone with certain needs to socialize in a safe and creative space with other people in similar situations, allowing respite from their daily lives and emotions. The facilitating artist Emma Broadhurst was a… Read More

Wellbeing: MusicSpace project for young people


Young People’s Arc – MusicSpace Working with Manchester-based musician and facilitator Aidan Jolly from September to December 2017, a dedicated group of young people have been exploring improvisation, song/lyric writing and recording skills at Arc Centre. The results are amazing –… Read More

Community: Cherish project #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

Young People: MusicSpace


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

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