News & Events

Dragons and Noodles: Chinese New Year with Pure.

What a cracker! We celebrated Chinese New Year today with a fabulous Oriental feast under the gaze of this  magnificent fiery fellow, hand-crafted by Pure clients. Everyone enjoyed tasty noodles with black bean sauce, egg...

Posted 06 Feb 2019

The Boathouse Woodwork: A Hit With The Locals!

Our woodwork project is a hit with the locals! Customers often come by while they’re at The Boathouse Café in Oldham’s Alexandra Park to buy the group’s wooden hand-made products. They also put in personal...

Posted 01 Feb 2019

Snow & Hot Choc at Vernon Park

The youngsters certainly enjoy a snow day! Vernon Park is always a magnet for fans of sledging when the white stuff falls and we just had to show you these scenes from outside our cafe...

Posted 30 Jan 2019

People out sledging in Vernon Park.

Poignant Story of Suzie’s Fab Cat Cushion

Here is Suzie with the gorgeous cat-shaped cushion she has made. But this lovely cushion is not just of any  cat. This is Max, Suzie’s much loved pet, who sadly passed away. Losing pets is...

Posted 28 Jan 2019

Skateboarders’ Art: Vernon Exhibition Extended

Exciting work by talented artists from Stockport’s skateboarding community is now on public display at our art gallery at Vernon House, Vernon Park until Sunday, 17th February. From vibrant graffiti art to brooding landscapes in...

Posted 25 Jan 2019

Work including bold yellow and black abstract

Dementia Drop In – A Hit At The Kitchen

We hosted our first weekly Dementia Drop In at our Stockport cafe The Kitchen on Monday – and what a great success it was! People living with dementia and their carers have an open invitation...

Posted 24 Jan 2019

A ‘Smashing’ Time With Pure Ceramics.

In truth, very little actually gets broken at Pure Ceramics sessions – but when it comes to creativity our artists totally smash it! How do they do it? That’s what we want to know – so...

Posted 21 Jan 2019

Client making ceramic head

Steps Students Explore Work – and Forklift Trucks!

Taking the driving seat in this shiny forklift truck was a highlight of a factory visit made by students on our Steps education programme. Well who wouldn’t love that! A key element of our Steps...

Posted 17 Jan 2019

Clients & Crocodile Crafts!

Look at this fabulous life-sized crocodile being constructed by Pure art and craft clients. This gloriously green creature is so long it sprawls across several tables. The group has been working on the crocodile since...

Posted 16 Jan 2019