Arts: The modern world of music facilitation

The modern world of music facilitation Hi, I’m Phill Howley, Project Coordinator for Young People’s Arc. I’m also a musician and work for several arts and music organisations in the north west, like Brighter Sound. Project Manager for Brighter… Read More

Team: Student Social Work Support

Student social work support Do you ever wonder what it’s like for a Social work Student on placement with Arc? They play a vital role in support us to run our arts for wellbeing service, and we are… Read More

Arts: My Lockdown Story Stockport

My Lockdown Story Stockport Miniature Book Project  This course has now ended but you can buy our digital pack leading you through creating your own at home here!  Write your lockdown story! ’My Lockdown Story’ is a project… Read More

Wellbeing: De-stress Your Finances!

Are your personal finances making you feel stressed?! Get them sorted and de-stress your finances!  Hi, I’m Nuala, Arc’s Finance Officer – a new year can cause you to hold a mirror to yourself and your life, so… Read More

Patchwork Project: Threads of Creativity

Get involved with the Patchwork Project: Threads of Creativity Stockport Culture Champions has signed up to create a patchwork piece as part of a national project called ‘Patchwork – The Covid Quilt Project’, commemorating 2020, or “The Year… 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

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

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