Thoughts and News
Our latest news, articles, podcasts and resources
Work commences on Parr's first ever mural!
The news we've been wanting to share for weeks - that internationally-acclaimed and all-round awesome street art duo Nomad Clan have begun working with Parr (St Helens) residents on creating a mural!
Reflections on Queer Treatment
Pippa Sterk finds common ground through the shared memories of searching for queer representation on the telly.
Are you based in St Helens and shielding? Take part in the Connections project!
Two new opportunities for adults and young people who are shielding. Work with artists on fun activities from the comfort of your home.
HoGcast Episode Four is here!
Covid-19, care and commoning - an intimate chat (recorded over a brew) between artists Kate Hodgson and Deirdre Nelson.
Women Working Class - new North West group
Women Working Class is a working group for all identifying Women from Working / Benefit / Under / Council Class backgrounds.
Watch the premiere of QUEER TREATMENT
A new animated film by Amy Pennington exploring connection, identity, representation and celebrating queer icons past and present.
Creative care packages delivered to young carers
We've been busy packing and supporting with the delivery of a hundred of these gorgeous 'care packages' along with St Helens Carers Centre. Find out more.
HoGcast Episode Three is here!
An intimate chat (recorded over a brew) between artists Claire Weetman and Sheila Ghelani, both long term Heart of Glass collaborators.
Young Hearts - gifts from us to you!
To get us all into the festive spirit we’ve decided to share with you some artworks and activities created and inspired by young people in our town.
Announcing new remote working commissions
Informed by our learning through this year, we’re supporting seven artists and collectives based in St Helens, Liverpool, Leeds, and London, to develop new work through a series of remote commissions.
Take Care, With Love
Artist Hwa Young Jung on revisiting her Take Care St Helens project during COVID and reimagining new futures.
Art in schools post-lockdown: a call for time and space
Art has been sidelined in the school curriculum. Now more than ever we need to give pupils and teachers opportunities to engage with artists, writes Sarah Bailey.
A Care Compendium: Chapter Five
In the final chapter of our Care Compendium, explore more of the projects documenting the many ways in which we are thinking, enacting and valuing care in this moment and beyond.
A Care Compendium: Chapter Four
Explore more of the projects created through our Home Work commissions series in Chapter Four of our Care Compendium - a document of the many ways in which we are thinking, enacting and valuing care in this moment and beyond.
Behind the scenes of TORCH
With the release of 3 new 'making of' films by filmmaker Caroline Smith, we revisit 2018's TORCH by Anu Productions and women of St Helens.