GALLERY EXHIBITION: TIME

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An exhibition of Art by Simone Frater-Russell & Nerissa Cargill Thompson Time to stop, Time to notice, Time to remember, Time to appreciate, Time to reflect. January 27th – February 16th 2018 TIME is an exhibition of textiles,… Read More

Arts: TIME exhibition #2

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In response to the theme ‘Time’, I have been working on some small embroideries. The scene depicted is a fictional place, somewhere I could imagine spending quiet time, walking, relaxing and taking time out from the business of… 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

GALLERY EXHIBITION: Indian Summer

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Indian Summer Textile & Stories Exhibition Monday 11th September – Friday 17th November 2017 Indian Summer will showcase a type of Indian embroidery called Kantha, which involves stitching on saris to recycle them as usable items like cushions and quilts, alongside other… Read More