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

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

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

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

Team: Volunteer Susie Parry publishes children’s book

We are proud to report that one of our volunteers, a wonderful artist called Susie Parry, has just published her first book ‘Carrie in the Land of Not-Oz’. Susie wrote it with the aim of helping children with… Read More

Arts: TIME exhibition #3

Time: An exhibition of Textiles & Photography Time to stop, Time to notice, Time to remember, Time to appreciate, Time to reflect. January feels just the right time of year to be holding this exhibition. Over the festive… Read More

Community: Cherish project #2

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

Community: Boaz Trust textiles project

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