Arts: We Are Dreamers 16/07/18

We are very excited to announce an Arc project commissioned by SMBC, a social engagement arts project launching in September 2018.  World War 1 poet, Siegfried Sassoon, once wrote: Stockport We Are DreamersThese words remind us that before they were numbers or names written on a memorial, the soldiers that went to war had dreams, hopes, and aspirations. It is […]

Arts: New Creative Workshop and Training Programme

New Creative Arts Workshops & Training Programme What will be your next creative experience? We are now taking bookings for a selection of great new creative workshops running at Arc Centre and Gallery from September to December, such as jewellery making, ceramics, machine embroidery and an artist funding surgery led by the Arts Council. View […]

Arts: March of the Artists Networking Launch Event

March of the Artists – An artists networking event @ Arc Centre – Sunday July 29th 17:00-19:00 Anthropologist Margaret Mead said “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” How Many Artists does it take to change the World? Are artists being […]

Arts: The role of culture and the arts in ageing

The role of culture and the arts in ageing Recently I was lucky enough to take part in a dynamic cultural exchange around arts and ageing, when I visited the Netherlands with Jennifer Connolly, a consultant in public health at Stockport MBC. The exchange was led by the Baring Foundation in the UK and set out […]