Thoughts and News
Our latest news, articles, podcasts and resources
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.
A Care Compendium: Chapter Three
Explore more of the projects created through our Home Work commissions series in Chapter Three of our Care Compendium - a document of the many ways in which we are thinking, enacting and valuing care in this moment and beyond.
A Care Compendium: Chapter One
Want to take part in a community act of kindness, support your own arts practice, or need advice on surviving lock down? Take a moment to stop and dive into Chapter 1 of our Care Compendium.
Listen to our very first podcast!
HoGcast: Conversations Over a Brew is our new podcast series of intimate recorded conversations exploring the stories of the people we make art with. Our first 20 minute episode focuses on art and mental health....
With For About 2020 - Call Out
With For About 2020 A slow conference for a fast evolving crisis 20 May to 17 June 2020.
In addition to continuing to support the artists, freelancers, and collaborators who we work closely with through our ongoing programme, we also want to support more of you...
Heart of Glass Temporary Closure - COVID-19
Like you all we have been following and experiencing the developments of the COVID-19 situation. Our priority as always is the safety of our staff, artists, communities and...
In light of the temporary closure of Heart of Glass due to the COVID-19 situation, please read more here, we have decided to postpone Street Hunt until further...
Queer Company Call Out
Calling all young people living in St Helens identifying as LGBTQ+ / LGBTQ+ curious/ or an ally* (*someone who supports LGBTQ+ people, a friend or mate)
TORCH film selected for Manchester Film Festival 2020
We are excited to reveal the trailer for The Whole Truth, And Nothing But The Truth ahead of its screening at MANIFF 2020.
Our 2019 Round Up
After a tumultuous year of world events, we look back on a hopeful 12 months of coming together and creating change through amazing art.