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March 25, 2020

A Drawing Walk on the 10th March 2020

Here is a map of our walk, you may be able to do it too? Or you could write it on a list of things you look forward to doing when you can. Enjoy the movement, the fresh air and perhaps look out for the wild flowers we planted along...

March 10, 2020

I recently led a group on the second of the artist walks, with the focus this time on creative writing. I'd planned a route in advance that would take us from the Church of the Nazarene in Longsight to Pool Arts in Ardwick, largely avoiding main roads in favour of side...

February 18, 2020

If you were wondering what the benefits of walking were, look no further than our discussion today at Church of Nzarene where we are starting all of the Ardwick Art Walks:

There was a lot of skills, local knowledge and experience in the room and plenty of creative and c...

February 11, 2020

Today was our first Ardwick Art Walk - on Photography led by Rae.

Despite the last gusts and hail of Storm Ciara a small group of us still stepped out on our first walking activity. 

Heading out from the new drop-in at Church of Nazarene we walked down Plymouth Grove loo...

February 4, 2020

TLC Art Walks in Ardwick: Nature Resilience

Join us to discover our new drop-in venues and art studio in Ardwick

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We will walk together using four different routes over the four walks looking for signs of nature resilience in the urban environment. Each walk will be lead...

January 28, 2020

We had a fabulous workshop today with Clare and Rosie from RHS - Clare and Rosie are involved in the Brdigewater Garden in Salford which is very exciting. The garden opens in July this year - get a glimpse of what is to come here

As well as the Bridgewater Garden, Clare...

January 21, 2020

Today we had our review session with the artists who took part in the Breathing Spaces Project 2019.

It was really inspiring hearing people talk about what they did with their sessions and to see the amazing artwork that came out of those sessions.

Through this small pro...

November 14, 2019

I wanted the final workshop to follow on from the previous two I had done but this time making nature more of a focus. As the breathing spaces project shows, moments of calm can be found everywhere you don't have to be totally immersed in nature to achieve it. Having s...

November 5, 2019

We finished our final session with Making Marks with Threads, it has been wonderful to see the diversity of people’s approaches to using thread, with some wanting to ‘follow the rules’ and others ‘making new stitches’. A member of the group said he felt ‘embroidery is...

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