Current Projects

Spring into Creativity

Spring into Creativity

We were delighted to be asked by some of the primary schools in Rochdale borough to develop this creative pack for Spring.

The Poetry Miles

The Poetry Miles

Arts Council England, Greater Manchester Combined Authority and the Rochdale Borough Culture Network are funding Cartwheel to deliver an exciting new project called The Poetry Miles...

Little Artists: big box of creativity

Little Artists: big box of creativity

With funding from the Ragdoll Foundation and Rochdale Borough Council. Cartwheel Arts will be working with 30 families across Rochdale to co-design an activity resource and art pack for children aged 2-4 years.

Darnhill Festival

Darnhill Festival

Darnhill Festival has been a mainstay of summer on the Darnhill Estate since 2003. Almost always on the first Saturday in July, the Festival starts with a vibrant and noisy procession around the estate followed by a full afternoon of creative activities and entertainment. Darnhill is the ‘Lucky Festival’, never rained off and rarely rained on.

Creative Christmas

Creative Christmas

Working in partnership with the Darnhill Festival Association, we developed a Creative Christmas pack full of festive activities for young people to try over the school holidays. The packs contain 16 activities and all the materials needed to make them.

Postal Projects

Postal Projects

Creative activities and materials sent direct through the post with complimentary wellbeing phone calls to re-create our Art for Wellbeing project at home... "a fun and challenging art project that's different every week".

Socially distanced Art for Wellbeing

Socially distanced Art for Wellbeing

We had to rethink our programme supporting adults with lived experience of mental health conditions. Instead of meeting face-to-face, we've offered telephone support and postcard art projects.

Draw the Day

Draw the Day

Draw the Day is our 10 week online programme of art & walking activities, storytelling and an interactive gallery

Creative Care Kits

Creative Care Kits

We were delighted to be invited to contribute an activity to each of the GMCA Creative Care Kits.

Life in Lockdown

Life in Lockdown

Our project about the Manchester Overspill estates of the 50s and 60s, especially Darnhill in Heywood and Langley in Middleton took a virtual turn with a doorstep photography project capturing Life in Lockdown

Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones

Is this the new normal? Our first steps back to face to face working are taking place in our new marquee. It’s pitched in the grounds of one of Blue Pits housing association houses and has offered closed sessions for residents. But it’s a start!

Collaborate

Collaborate

Inspired by the new ways in which people are connecting, Collaboration invites 10 freelance practitioners to think creatively about how they would address environmental issues, whilst sharing skills and ideas others.

Get Creative Inside

Get Creative Inside

A family resource developed in partnership with Link 4 Life and Rochdale Borough Council to make sure that 6,000 families in Rochdale borough have the supplies they need to Get Creative Inside...

Art for Induction

Art for Induction

A creative wellbeing resource created with and for children starting a new school.

Overspill

Overspill

This National Lottery Heritage funded project ended in October 2020. It uncovered, explored and celebrated stories from the Manchester overspill estates...

Tales from Kirkholt

Tales from Kirkholt

We're really excited to announce that Kirkholt Million have commissioned us to deliver a heritage project called 'Tales from Kirkholt'.

Creative Self Care Course

Creative Self Care Course

A course for professionals working within mental health to safeguard their wellbeing.

Wellbeing Dominoes for Schools

Wellbeing Dominoes for Schools

Wellbeing Dominoes benefits a broad spectrum of pupils experiencing any kind of social, emotional or health barrier.

Art for Wellbeing products

Art for Wellbeing products

We are developing an exciting schedule of events that will use a variety of creative mediums to improve wellbeing.

Wellbeing Dominoes

Wellbeing Dominoes

Wellbeing Dominoes is a resource, designed to support and enhance Wellbeing through creative activity and group work. “very accessible and thought provoking”

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