Listening to the Voices of Refugee Heritage Artists

UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER AND COMMUNITY ARTS NORTH WEST ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE A UNIQUE PHD RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY FOR 2020. An opportunity to apply to undertake a fully funded PhD at the University of Manchester in collaboration with Community Arts North West. Given how much writing and reflection has been carried out on refugees and the arts, it […]

Horizons Festival Commission Call Out – Made at HOME

Horizons Festival Commission Call Out – Made at HOME Deadline: Monday 13th January 5pm This opportunity is for artists from refugee backgrounds based in the North of England. Made at HOME is a research and development programme for theatre makers and artists working in all mediums at varying career levels. The programme offers an opportunity […]

CAN is a Culture Award Finalist

We’re celebrating the news that Community Arts North West is a Finalist for two prestigious Manchester Cultural Awards in the category of ‘Promotion of Talent and Leadership’ and ‘Best Performance’.  Founded in 2018, the Manchester Cultural Awards celebrate Manchester’s arts organisations and the contribution they make to the city. Our ‘Promotion of Talent and Leadership’ […]

Kamosi Juniors at Leigh Carnival 2019

Kámoši Juniors had a great time at Leigh Carnival this year! They were joined by band Juba Do Leao for a procession through the streets of Leigh as part of the annual carnival. The young people confidently danced through the streets joining in with the Brazilian rhythms, and finally delighting the public and their families […]

‘The Wizard of Leigh’ 2017

On Saturday 1st April 2017, Kámoši Juniors Performing Arts Group performed their NEW production, The Wizard of Leigh to celebrate International Roma day at the Turnpike Centre to a packed local audience. Everyone who came to watch were wowed with what turned out to be  a contemporary theatre take of an old tale created and […]

TANDEM

TANDEM International Programme – Vrolijheid CAN Co-Create CAN have produced a new creative-digital programme in 2016/17 with national/international reach via the TANDEM programme (initiative of the European Cultural Foundation and MitOst e.V.), an exchange programme that assists cultural organisations in developing long-term working relationships, knowledge development and networking opportunities with project partners from Europe and […]

What’s Done Is Done

CAN Young Artists took on Macbeth, with a debut production at HOME in March 2016. As part of the World Stages Festival in association with the Young Vic and Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Community Arts North West and HOME brought a brand new piece of theatre to the stage, created by a new young company aged […]

Kámoši Juniors Performing Arts Group 2016

Kámoši Juniors Performing Arts Group – Leigh Since October 2015, Community Arts North West, Ethnic Minority Achievement Service (EMAS) and Wigan Music Service have been working together in Leigh (Wigan Borough) to provide free music tuition in three local primary schools, as well as a Saturday Morning Performing Arts Club for the Kámoši Juniors Group. The Kámoši […]

5 Star Review for MIRO

Yet another five star review for MIRO after their performance as part of the Edinburgh Fringe last week! “The Manchester International Roots Orchestra, MIRO.. demonstrate how music can overcome national borders and become an inspirational language that can touch everyone… The atmospheric mixture of melodies, instruments and personalities makes the performance something unique, in a […]

MIRO to perform at RNCM

The Manchester International Roots Orchestra (MIRO) are delighted to perform at the Manchester Inspirational Voices 10 Year Anniversary Concert at the Royal Northern College of Music on Saturday February 13th at 7.30pm. For more information and tickets visit the Manchester Inspirational Voices website.