Exhibition: Stockport Together Again

Stockport Together Again Connecting Through Creativity Stockport Together Again is an exhibition commissioned by Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council to celebrate the power of creativity to heal and support our mental health. In 2021 after the devastating mental and… Read More

Arts: Stockport Frogs Hopping Your Way This Summer 2021

We’ve been working on something “ribbiting”! 🐸 We were thrilled to be asked by SMBC and One Stockport to collaborate on the Gigantic Leap Forward project, designing and painting 17 Stockport Frogs to go in local neighbourhoods around… Read More

Wellbeing: A response from the arts and health sector

Can our response to the pandemic be an energized arts and health sector? Making sense now more than ever Over the last year or so I’ve been struck by the growing number of public platforms acknowledging how creativity… Read More

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

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

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