Exhibitions are a fantastic way of showcasing work and progression as a project culminates. 

We aim at exhibing all the work that our artists and participants make as part of the workshops, art sessions or activities. We not only exhibit the final artwork but when possible the work in progress items and creations that reflect the journeys of the authours.

Recent exhibitions have been held at Touchstones Rochdale, Communitea Rooms, Heywood Sports Village, Chapter One Books Manchester, Pioneers Museum and Turnpike Wigan.  We are helping the #Thrive Cafe in Rochdale to create an exhibition space and regularly show our project work in community centres.



Cartwheel Arts have a strong background in co-designing, organising, managing and curating sector events and conferences.  Recent commissions and examples include:

Childhood Obesity Summit - Rochdale Public Health

Live Well Make Art Network Event - Creative Groupwork session

Do. Be. Best Practice Event -Link 4 Life and Pennine Care

Call to Action - Social Movement sector conference at Peoples History Museum Manchester

IMPACT: Led by You - Art for Wellbeing conference exploring participant led approaches

Scribble Festival - Spoken word and creative writing event and conference

IMPACT: Generate and Demonstrate - Art for Wellbeing conference exploring impact for participants and communicating impact to funders




At Cartwheel Arts we like to celebrate.

We celebrate our communities and the people that make them. We celebrate words and the people that tells them. We believe celebrating is the highest form to bring happiness, cohesion and communication.

Annually we support the Darnhill Festival Association to deliver a community festival on a grand scale!  A schools programme, procession, performances and lots of creative family activity always makes the Darnhill Festival a fantastic event.

We also regularly build a festival into a project!  We have taken part in Celebrate Springs in Bury and held mini festivals in Rochdale and Wigan.

Cartwheel Arts promotes social inclusion, cohesion, diversity and regeneration through community participation in vibrant, innovative, high-quality arts projects. We use a wide range of media to respond to project opportunities and promote the development of the arts and examples of good practice across the North West.

Charity: 519394    Company: 2161995

Tel: 01706 361300

Cartwheel Arts
110 Manchester Street
OL10 1DW

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