Thoughts and News
Our latest news, articles, podcasts and resources
The Book of St Helens makes its way to the Mayor of St Helens!
Mayor of St Helens, Councillor Sue Murphy, responds to The Book Of St Helens, a guidebook made by children for adults.
Conversations Over A Brew: Season 2, Episode 1
An insightful chat (recorded over a brew) between artist Andy Field and Scarlett, a school girl from St Helens. The pair reflect on working together and wonder if children have super powers for imagining the future.
Conversations Over A Brew
Conversations Over A Brew is our is our podcast series of intimate recorded conversations exploring the stories of the people we make art with.
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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.
On The Suicide Chronicles - Chronicle 1: Grief
Lyn Gardner speaks to artist Mark Storor on the making of the first part in this 12 year project.
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.
Conversations Over A Brew: Season 1, Episode 4
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.
Conversations Over A Brew: Season 1, Episode 3
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.
Be part of The Faculty - North!
Up to 20 bursaries available for our second iteration of The Faculty - an alternative learning space for practitioners working at the intersection of arts and social transformation.