Tuesday 27 October 2020

Nature in Danger!

Nature in Danger is a Curious Minds funded project taking place over October half term with a group of 12 young people in Year 7 who are from refugee, asylum seeker or Gypsy Roma Traveller families and who are going through the toughest of transitions. 

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Thursday 24 September 2020

Cartwheel Arts: 6 months of lockdown

On Wednesday 23rd September, Cartwheel Arts marked 6 months since the UK first went into Lockdown by publishing an impact report showing their response to the pandemic so far.

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Tuesday 21 July 2020

GMCA Creative Care Kits!

We've been delighted to contribute activities to the GMCA Creative Care Kits that have been distributed to 38,000 people across Greater Manchester over the past few weeks. 

You can download the packs here:

Creative Care Kit for young people

Creative Care Kit for older people

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Wednesday 15 July 2020

Get Creative Inside Tutorial Videos!

So you have the materials and you want to try out one of our activities in an easy and accessible way. We've made it really easy for you to join in with these dedicated art tutorial videos!

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Monday 15 June 2020

Join the Cartwheel Board of Trustees!

We are recruiting for a volunteer to join our Board of Trustees

Closing date: 3rd July 2020, 5pm

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Monday 4 May 2020


Just a little note from all the staff team at Cartwheel Arts to say that we hope you are all well during this challenging time.

Cartwheel’s work has always centred around the power of human connection so we are fully aware of the impact that the distancing may be having.

We are working hard behind the scenes to devise a way of offering these creative connections in another format, as a temporary measure, and will keep you updated when we have something to share.

Following advice from the government, the Cartwheel team are all working from home. The office phone isn’t being manned, but we can pick up voicemails if you leave one, and we are answering emails.

This time will pass, and when it does we can’t wait to see you all and use art as a way to heal and reconnect.

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Monday 4 May 2020

Support from Pritt

We would like to extend a big thank you to Pritt (made by Henkel UK) who donated 4,500 glue sticks for our Get Creative Inside Packs.

Click Pritt's logo to find a special creative activity!

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Tuesday 11 February 2020

Join the Cartwheel Board of Trustees!

We are recruiting for a practising artist or experienced arts manager to join our Board of Trustees...

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Wednesday 28 August 2019

Darnhill Time Machine film!

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Wednesday 26 June 2019

Creativity in Newbold

Over the summer months Newbold is getting creative in a series of workshops that are completely free to attend! Find out who it's for and how to get involved...

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Wednesday 1 May 2019

Join the Cartwheel Board of Trustees

We are recruiting for a voluntary Treasurer to join our Board of Trustees, find out more here

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Thursday 28 March 2019

Our Overspill project launch!

Call in for tea and cake and find out more about our heritage project - collecting and sharing memories and stories from Manchester's slum clearances and overspill estates...

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Thursday 21 March 2019

The impact of IMPACT

IMPACT: Reaching Out has been and gone. We've reflected on how the day went and collated your feedback...

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Thursday 24 January 2019

Tickets on sale now!

IMPACT: Reaching Out is an Art for Wellbeing conference focusing on using creativity to achieve meaningful engagement and positive mental wellbeing outcomes. 

Aimed at health professionals, arts organisations, third sector partners and the education sector, delegates will take part in inspirational workshops and presentations for a unique and immersive experience.

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Wednesday 19 December 2018

Save the date! IMPACT: Reaching Out

IMPACT: Reaching Out will take place on Wednesday 13th March 2019, 9:30-4pm, at the Rochdale Town Hall. It is a conference for arts organisations/practitioners, health professionals and the education sector to explore the impact of the arts on mental health.

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Wednesday 31 October 2018

We're recruiting!

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund and are recruiting for a Project Manager to deliver, Overspill.

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Wednesday 15 August 2018

Darnhill Festival 2018: the natural festival

Art's coming home! Despite competing with the England football team for festival attendees, we had a great turn out at our natural inspired festival. See here for more photos of the day.

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Thursday 31 May 2018

Darnhill Summer Festival 2018: Save the Date

Come along to the Darnhill Summer Festival and experience all things natural! From willow weaving to natural potions! As well as a climbing wall, bouncy castle, face painting and a mini farm!

All welcome to this free event!

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Wednesday 30 May 2018

Cartwheel Arts Privacy Notice

You've probably heard a lot about GDPR recently. Well, here at Cartwheel Arts we take your privacy very seriously and will never, ever pass your data on. Read our full Privacy Notice for more information.

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Friday 25 May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Week

Last Friday we held an open day to open up discussion about stress and share ideas on how to cope with it...

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Tuesday 22 May 2018

Volunteers' Week

For Volunteers Week 2018 we’re holding an open day for everyone interested in our current volunteer roles!

It will take place on Tuesday 5th June between 1-4pm at our office in Heywood

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Monday 21 May 2018

Creative Team Building

Creative Team Building with Shelter resulted in all delegates feeling more confident.

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Thursday 17 May 2018

Mental Health Awareness Week

Join us on Friday 18th May in our creative studio for a day of stress-free workshops...

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Tuesday 24 April 2018

Darnhill Summer Festival 2018!


We are delighted to announce that the annual Darnhill summer festival will take place on Saturday 7th July 2018 from 12pm on and around Argyle Parade and Darnhill Library.

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Tuesday 28 November 2017

New Publications

Cartwheel Arts new publications are available now online and printed.

Read Do. Be. (in partnership with Link4Life) & Springs Uncovered (produced for Springs Tenant Management Cooperative)

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Wednesday 11 October 2017

CRESS - Taster Sessions - OPENED

Taster sessions allow an introduction to Art for Wellbeing and are aimed at adults who feel their wellbeing would benefit from regular creative group activity.

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Wednesday 21 June 2017

Creative CPD Training available

Cartwheel Arts have 2 programmes of CPD training coming up, providing you with creative methods to implement Best Practice.

CPD sessions will be delivered at our Art for Wellbeing Studio, Dandelion Create in August/September 2017

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Thursday 2 March 2017

Do. Be.

Cartwheel Arts and Link4Life are excited to announce the online presence of Do.Be.

Mapping and Best Practice project of cultural and sporting activities, which promote emotional wellbeing and resilience for children and young people in the borough.

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Thursday 2 March 2017

FILMS for Wellbeing

CHeck our latest film productions 'work in progress"...

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Thursday 2 March 2017

Scribble Festival 2016

A celebration of community writing, story telling and publishing

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Tuesday 24 January 2017

Power In Your Pocket

Power in Your Pocket launches in Rochdale

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Thursday 24 November 2016

100 Moments to wrap up...

100 Moments, Aug 2016- Feb 2017
100 Moments began in August 2016 and  is the launch project for Live Well Make Art, a social movement across Greater Manchester promoting and fostering the benefits of creativity and the arts for health and wellbeing.

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Thursday 24 November 2016

Awards & Grants

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded two new grants by Trusthouse Charitable Foundation and Woodward Charitable Trust

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Wednesday 23 November 2016

IMPACT: Led by You

Art for Wellbeing conference exploring participant led approaches

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Wednesday 20 July 2016

Exhibitions: Summer 2016

We have a variety of exhibitions for this summer for you to enjoy.

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