Wellbeing: A Disabled Person’s View of Lockdown

A Disabled Person’s View of Lockdown and The Benefits of Art for Physical and Mental Health By Amie Kirby May 15th 2021 The past year has been immeasurably difficult for everybody. With the very harsh realities of the… Read More

Wellbeing: Have you been thinking more about screen-free self-care?

Let us help you plan your screen-free self-care Are you worried about the amount of time you spend sitting, looking at screens, or in the social media / email “checking loop”? Would you like help to have a… Read More

Team: 5 things that have helped my career

The Top 5 things that have helped my career Hi! I’m Leona, former Engagement Officer with Arc. Sadly I have left Arc to work full time as a Creative Learning Studio Lead for Project Inc. The role involves… 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 story! ’My Lockdown Story’ is a project inviting… 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

Arts: Mothers in Art – Perinatal Mental Health

Perinatal Mental Health 11/01/19 The Other in Mother Motherhood Arts Project film has gone live! In 2018 we commissioned artist Sarah Greaves to create a touring installation based around perinatal mental health and the impacts of motherhood, called… Read More

Community: All-female Youth Music project ends with a bang! 13/09/18

Young People’s Arc music project A busy summer spent with Global Grooves – a charity dedicated to the development of cultural music, dance and carnival arts in the UK – saw a group of young people from Manchester Bangladeshi… Read More

Arts: The Other in Mother 31/08/18

The Other in Mother Motherhood Arts Project Manchester I can’t quite believe that we’re near the end of the project! All the research is complete, final ideas are set and I’m now trialing the artworks in the dome… Read More

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… Read More