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

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

Arts: music online to keep you inspired at home

Music online to keep you inspired at home Hi, I’m Phill Howley and I’m the project manager for Young People’s Arc which includes ‘MusicSpace’. I’m also a professional musician and I thought I’d let you know about some… 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: Half Term Animal Antics Workshop

During February 2018 Half Term I worked as facilitator for the “Animal Antics” public workshops at Arc. We ran several hour-long sessions throughout the day, during which participants created their very own clay animal using a pinch pot… Read More

Wellbeing: MusicSpace project for young people

Young People’s Arc – MusicSpace Working with Manchester-based musician and facilitator Aidan Jolly from September to December 2017, a dedicated group of young people have been exploring improvisation, song/lyric writing and recording skills at Arc Centre. The results are amazing –… Read More

Arc Impact Report 2016-17

We harness creativity to improve lives. Discover our impact during 2016-17 in this colourful report. [PDF 2.3MB].    

Young People: MusicSpace

A Young People’s Arc Project Tuesdays starting 7th of November 2017 – 6-8pm A fantastic opportunity to: expand on your music skills develop your ideas  socialise with other young people work with professional musicians Please contact referrals@arc-centre.org to refer… Read More

GALLERY EXHIBITION: Young People’s Arc

Saturday 25th March – 4pm Friday 21st April 2017 “I didn’t expect to make something that good!” Arc is delighted to host and exhibit fabulous artwork created by the young people who have taken part in our YPA programme… Read More