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


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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

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].    

Team: A student’s story: Cheryl

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Cheryl was a university social work student on placement with us for a few months until September 2017. Students provide vital practical, administrational and emotional support for sessions and participants during their placements. Now a volunteer, we caught… Read More

GALLERY EXHIBITION: Christmas Art Bazaar 2017

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The perfect opportunity to buy affordable, handmade Christmas gifts in Stockport, Manchester – all under one roof! November 25th 11:00-16:00 and continues weekdays 10:00-16:00 Purchase unique and affordable handmade art and craft pieces until 4pm Fri December 22nd 2017 Its that time of year… 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 to refer… Read More

Wellbeing: Just for Mums


Creative Mums is Arc’s art for wellbeing programme for mums experiencing mental health issues. We run a variety of projects, including ‘Just for Mums’ held at Arc every Friday 09.30-11.30. The sessions are a chance for mums to… Read More


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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

STUDIO GALLERY: Tamzin Forster ‘The Art of Running’

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25th February – 17th March 2017 Tamzin is a Levenshulme based artist who began ‘The Art of Running’ project on January 1st 2016. She has run over 100 times and many more miles than that throughout 2016, recording… Read More