Forthcoming and ongoing events with  Art with a Heart, Arts and Heritage Centre

Following is a list of key dates for your diary for events. Further details can be found at Art with a Heart, 82-84 George St, Altrincham.



Previous Events 


  • 21st January- Identity Exhibition  Begins
  • 28th January: Detriot Soup event
  • 29th January: Open evening event for Identity. All welcome.
  • 30th January: Fundraising Book sale in collaboration with Trafford Sound with Mask masking and character making workshop.  



  • 3rd December Altrincham Embroiderers Guild at Art with a Heart and open evening
  • 3rd December Christmas Carol at Art with a Heart
  • 5th December: Christmas at Art with a Heart including: workshops by Altrincham Embroiderers’ Guild, Mosaic workshop, Craft workshops and Santa’s Grotto with Art with a Heart, Altrincham in Bloom and Our Altrincham.
  • 12th December: Christmas Ball- Art with a Heart Fundraiser

November 2015

  • 5th November Trafford schools Open begin
  • 21st Lantern Parade and Lantern workshop at Art with a Heart 11-4pm
  • 24th-29th- Outside the Box at 6 George Street and Local Creation.
  • 26th Outside the Box Open evening 6-9pm
  • 27th Trafford Schools Open Awards Evening 6-9pm
  • 29th Trafford schools Open ends.

October 2015

  • 1st Oct-1st Nov- Transformation exhibition
  • 3rd October: Big Draw event begins
  • 24th October: Big Draw and  Poppy Appeal Launch
  • 31st October: Big Draw Halloween activities.

September  2015 August 2015

  • 21st August- Willow Workshop 11-4pm with artist Enya Koster

July 2015

  • Altrincham Open Begins
  • Altrincham in Bloom Judging
  • Awards evening for the Altrincham Open 2015

June 2015

  • 10th June: Bollin School Trip
  • 13th June Miniature Shoebox gardens

May 2015

  • Vintage Tea events begin
  • 16th May: Blooming Wonderful Plant Sale by A.C.T to raise funds for Altrincham in Bloom. By costa coffee, stamford quarter

April 2015

  • 11th and 12th April: Artisan Bazaar at Art with a Heart
  • 16th April: Wildlife Gardening by the Cheshire Wildlife Trust talk by Nick Rowles . Evening 6pm-8pm.
  • 18th April: Sugar and Spice Bake sale by A.C.T to raise funds for Altrincham in Bloom. By Costa Coffee, stamford quarter

March 2015

  • 28th March: Brusho Workshop 11am-4pm
  • 28th March: Heritage speaker on Waterways of Trafford; 11am-12pm and 2pm-3pm.

February 2015

January 2015

  • 17th January Life Drawing Workshop

December 2014

  • Saturday  6th December: Santa Clause comes to town.
  • Saturday 13th December Quilling Workshop and Bauble Painting workshop
  • Saturday 21st December: Bauble Painting Workshop

November 2014

  • 1st – Altrincham Ghost tour by Manchester Blue Badge Guides
  • Saturday 22nd: Lantern Making workshop and Altrincham Lantern Parade
  • Saturday 22th, 29th and 6th December: Santa Clause comes to town.
  • Trafford Schools Preview and Awards evening

October 2014

  • 25th Get Animated: Free workshop with Matt George at AWAH
  • 31st – Doll Face: Free recycled doll making workshop with Enya Koster at AWAH
  • 31st – ‘Spooky Woo Spectacular’ organised by Altrincham Community Team at the Stamford Quarter

September 2014

August 2014

July 2014

  • Paint or Draw a Sunflower Competition
  • ATC workshop and event with Anita Mistry
  • 11th – Relaunch of Art with a Heart in 82-84 George Street, Altrincham, opened by Graham Brady, MP for Altrincham and Sale West

June 2014

  • 21st  - Civic day
  • 28th - Altrincham In Bloom Ceramic Pottery workshop sponsored my Manchester Airport Community Trust with artist, Wendy Wallwork

May 2014

  • 31st – Altrincham In Bloom Fundraising Plant Sale

March 2014

  •  22nd – Altrincham In Bloom fundraising Bakesale in Stamford Quarter Altrincham

February 2014

  • Free children’s activity area
  • 22nd – 11am Free Walking Heritage Tour with local Historian David Eastwood

January 2014

  • Free children’s activity area

December 2013

  • 4th  - Celebrate Christmas in style Vintage Tea party in collaboration with the Court Leet and League of Friends of Altrincham for the socially isolated
  • Free Children’s Activities at Art with a Heart – drawing and Christmas activities
  • 5th – Trafford Schools Open Awards Evening, presented by Dylan Butt, Mayor of Trafford

November 2013

  • Free children’s activity are
  • Thursday 14th – Preview Evening of Trafford Schools Open
  • Winter Wonderland at New Look, Stamford Quarter

October 2013

  • Free Children’s Activity Area
  • Free Public Art Design Workshop in collaboration with Transport for Greater Manchester and CAMM Design
  • Art Display in New Look, Stamford Quarter updated with School Award Winners – Altrincham Girls Grammar

September 2013

  • Sunday, 22nd 10am-5pm – Car Free Day at the Stamford Quarter and Art with a Heart
  • Friday, 13th – Preview Evening of Trains, Trams and No Automobiles
  • Sunday, 8th 12-2pm – Free Greenginger Textile Workshop in Children’s Activities at Art with a Heart – drawing and textile art

August 2013

  • Ongoing Children’s Activities at Art with a Heart – drawing and textile art

July 2013

June 2013

 May 2013

January 2013


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