Previous Projects

Nature in Danger!

Nature in Danger!

Nature in Danger saw a group of children from diverse backgrounds tackling the climate emergency using multiple art forms.

Little Amal

Little Amal

We were delighted to be invited to work with primary school children from Rochdale to make a welcome banner to carry as they walk with Little Amal on the 2nd of November. #rochdalerising

GAIA X Cartwheel Arts

GAIA X Cartwheel Arts

We are very excited to help welcome Gaia to Rochdale in November. We've been working with groups to create our own artworks in response to Gaia, which will be featured alongside the installation.

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...

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.

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 invited ten freelance practitioners to think creatively about how they would address environmental issues, while 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...

Overspill

Overspill

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

Rising Angels Expressions

Rising Angels Expressions

Exploring the meaning of ‘recovery’ through dance and visual art.

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.

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.

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

We joined the conversation around stress, what it is and how we can cope?

Past, Present, Future

Past, Present, Future

Art & Soul embarked on an ambitious project exploring a new theme...

Rock Painting

Rock Painting

Our contribution to the Rochdale Rocks project with teachers from the Linking Network...

Getting Creative at #Thrive

Getting Creative at #Thrive

The creative programme continues with mythical dragons...

Creative Heritage

Creative Heritage

Art & Soul have worked with clay to explore Creative Heritage...

What is a Box?

What is a Box?

Artful join forces with creatives from Blue Pits Housing Action to explore the meaning of a box...

Believe in me

Believe in me

Artists Natalie Linney and Dani Lovett ran a brilliant series of workshops with Art Attack in early 2017, with help from Freya Wysocki, leading to the production of a stunning banner.

#THRIVE Wall Art

#THRIVE Wall Art

Galactic whales and tranquil forests feature in this creative engagement...

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”

Springs Uncovered

Springs Uncovered

A book and exhibition celebrating the 21st anniversary of the Springs Tenant Management Co-operative in Bury, one of the first in the country to be set up under the Government’s Right to Manage legislation.

Do. Be.

Do. Be.

Do. Be. is an innovative and engaging online (blog) and offline project in Rochdale.

Young Facilitators

Young Facilitators

As part of CRESS, in 2017 we ran a Young Facilitators course at Dandelion Studio.

Call to Action

Call to Action

21st March, Peoples History Museum, Manchester Cartwheel Arts curated Call to Action, a showcase and action building event that highlighted, and built momentum of social movement research and activity happening across Greater Manchester.

Creative Recovery

Creative Recovery

Delivering joint creative projects to adults in addiction recovery.

100 Moments

100 Moments

100 Moments is the launch project of Live Well Make Art, a Greater Manchester movement promoting the benefits that art has on health and wellbeing

Attitude

Attitude

Through ‘Attitude’ young people in Rochdale and Oldham explored attitudes to gender, sexual identity and the pressures on both boys and girls to conform to certain behaviour and roles.

Unlocking Barriers

Unlocking Barriers

Over a period of 6 months in 2013 young people from Barnardo’s Rochdale Project worked with artist Graham Marsden to look at the barriers that disabled young people face in everyday life.

Tell Us Another One

Tell Us Another One

Tell Us Another One (TUAO) was a creative writing project funded by Big Lottery Fund Reaching Communities and supported by local authorities in three Greater Manchester boroughs the project operates in – Rochdale, Bury and Oldham. It ran for over nine years. Visit the archive website here www.tellusanotherone.org

 

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