Things to do in Stockport – Arc Saturday Art Clubs 2020

Looking for things to do in Stockport with the kids? *Please note: in-person Art Clubs are suspended until further notice and the centre is closed to drop-in visitors.* Read our latest Coronavirus update here. Arc Saturday Art Club –… Read More

Wellbeing: Lucie’s Feel-Good TV Shows for Winter

Feel-Good TV Shows for Winter Warming in Lockdown and Beyond Switch on // Switch off this Christmas Some of us at Arc have been spending a bit more time watching TV shows as the nights have drawn in,… Read More

CURRENT GALLERY EXHIBITION: First Virtual Exhibition of Arts for Wellbeing

Virtual Exhibition of Arts for Wellbeing Participants Welcome to our virtual exhibition of Arts for Wellbeing by participants in the very first group on ‘Creative Challenge‘! Creative Challenge is a self-development programme for people experiencing mental ill-health that… Read More

Halloween Spooktacular Art Club Online: Ghosts in the Machine!

Halloween online – looking for creative and interactive things for the kids to do (and you too!)? Join us for spooky virtual creative fun for Halloween online!  Download the printable A4 PDF line-up here – all available after… Read More

News: A fond farewell and thanks to our Chair Julia

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Join us in bidding a fond farewell and thanks to our longstanding Chair Julia McBryde After more than 20 years leading Arc as its founding Chair, Julia finally felt ready to retire and hand over leadership to a… Read More

News: Welcome Our New Chair, Safia!

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Please welcome our new chair, Safia! Safia Griffin formally stepped into the role of Chair on the September 10th 2020 having previously worked alongside our former Chair Julia McBryde for almost four years, so please welcome our new… Read More

Arts: Arts Industry Insights Covid-Era Virtual Q&A

Artist Networking: Arts Industry Insights – Covid-Era Virtual Q&A Artists in Greater Manchester joined us eager to hear from some of the amazing artists and professionals from our networks, to gain some practical solutions and insight during this… Read More

Wellbeing: 7 Areas For Improving Your Mental Wellbeing

7 Areas For Improving Your Mental Wellbeing As World Mental Health Day on October 10th approaches, I’ve been reflecting on what a difficult year 2020 has been for us all and our mental wellbeing. The world changed very… Read More

News: Arc COVID-19 Update – July 4th 2020

Arc COVID-19 Update – July 4th 2020 We know that many of you are asking “When will Arc be reopening?” as the lockdown is gradually eased in some areas of our lives. At the moment we don’t have… Read More

Arts: Annette’s Top Creative Apps for Lockdown and Beyond

My top creative apps for lockdown and beyond When the country went into lockdown five months ago, within the four walls of my home I discovered a world of digital tools, websites and applications that have kept me… Read More