News: Arc COVID-19 Update January 5th 2021

With new national restrictions now in place, Arc will still be supporting all our participants through remote delivery of creative projects. This will include: Activities via Zoom, Facebook Live and post, by delivering art materials to each person and… Read More

Mail Art is Good For Your Mental Health!

Mail Art is Good For Your Mental Health! This month we’re launching a new Mail Art project that connects isolated Stockport residents to our volunteers and a variety of arts activities from the comfort of their own home…. 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 winter Some of us at Arc have been spending a bit more time watching TV shows as the nights have drawn in,… Read More

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

Arts Industry Insights 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 difficult time. We identified some of… 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

Arts: Join musician and Arc volunteer RoBoTaLiEn to try the Looper music app

Try the Looper Music App This fun and accessible activity is by Arc Young People’s Arc MusicSpace volunteer Rob Allen AKA Manchester-based musician RoBoTaLiEn. He talks us through how to try the Looper music app and create your… Read More

Arts: Keeping Us Together – Art at Home

Keeping Us Together: Art at Home We’ve been providing activities and links to creative and brain-boosting content to enjoy online, get making at home or to enhance your time outdoors every week (more recently every fortnight). Hopefully our… Read More

Arts: Keeping Us Together – Arts and Wellbeing During Lockdown

Keeping Us Together: Arts and Wellbeing During Lockdown Your mental health is of the most importance if you’re potentially staying alone indoors for a while in isolating or social distancing, and if you’re finding it tough, we can… Read More