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Reimagining the 'Arts Centre'
We invited writer Lyn Gardner to experience TORCH and find out more about our work in St Helens. In her article she explores how, by working together, we can turn every wall into a canvas and every space a stage.
Invaders of the Lost Park, an animation by St Helens community groups and Twin Vision
On 8th December 2018, as part of the We Are Still Here: St Helens 150 Finale there was a very special premiere in St Helens Town Hall.
TORCH Cast and Crew Announced
TORCH is a brand new production by ANU, directed by Louise Lowe and commissioned by the “Helen” Partnership formed of Heart of Glass, idle women and ANU.
Watch the video: St Helens Day Citizens' Parade
On 30th June 2018 the St Helens Citizens' Day Parade made its marvellous way across the town centre in celebration of the everyday heroes who make our town.
Sound City on the Farm - book your free ticket now!
We're excited to be collaborating with the UK's leading independent festival for new music Sound City to bring a family fun filled day of music, entertainment, food and the arts.
Studio Morison commissioned to create new public artwork
Studio Morison are working alongside local skateboarders and skate experts to research a new piece of public art.
The People's Bank of St Helens
There will be one bank open in St Helens Town Centre this May day (May 1st) – but it will an alternative bank.
Anu Productions, idle women and Heart of Glass awarded Ambition for Excellence funding.
idle women in partnership with St Helens Heart of Glass and Dublin based ANU Productions is to receive funding through Arts Council England's Ambition for Excellence Award.
Thank You from Scottee
Scottee sends a special message to St Helens after curating and hosting Take Over Festival 2015.
Lowri Evans take St Helens Residents on Heritage Tour
There was standing room only as a 1960’s St. Helens bus returned to the streets as part of a Heart of Glass artist commission.
Your Name Here Renamed a St Helens Park
Your Name Here was the opportunity to nominate someone to become the name of a park in St Helens.
Marissa Carnesky's Haunted Furnace takes over The World of Glass
27 young women from St Helens lead a scary walkabout performance in the haunted Hotties furnace at The World of Glass.
Make it Happen - Young People's Commission
Heart of Glass in partnership with Helena Housing have commissioned FACT (Foundation for Art + Creative Technology) to develop a project with Young People from Helena Housing.
With the past in front of me I walk backwards into the future...
Heart of Glass is delighted to be working with Producer Rachel Anderson on a new collaborative project which will begin development in 2015.
Get Out programme launch
Heart of Glass is launching the Get Out programme for 2015 with opportunities for people from the borough to enjoy inspiring talks, exhibitions, performances and more.
Michelle Wren - Research and Development
Local artist Michelle Wren is developing a research project in the town to identify the true spirit of the town.