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.

Community SpirIT Meet Up at MadLab

Community SpirIT is a group grown from CAN’s digital media training course and will meet up monthly at MadLab. This is an opportunity to share ideas and digital media skills for existing members and newcomers. Community SpirIT is a friendly group of artists, creatives and cultural producers interested in using digital media in a community […]

Kámoši Juniors creating a stir at their sharing

Kamosi Juniors Performing Arts Group just completed their first sharing to an invited audience. Every Saturday morning since the 17th October boys and girls from LEIGH, aged 5-11 has been taking part in Singing and Music Workshops with Ellie Sherwood and Dance and Drama with Magdalen Bartlett to produce their very first performance. On Saturday […]

Community SpirIT digital media training opportunity

**APPLICATIONS FOR THIS TRAINING ARE NOW CLOSED** Community SpirIT is a free introductory digital-media training course run by Community Arts North West aimed at community leaders and cultural producers in Greater Manchester who are organising community-based arts projects & events, but who have little or no online profile and presence. You can choose to learn […]

We’re finalists in Lloyds Bank Foundation Charity Achievement Awards

CAN has been selected from charities across the North West as the regional winner of the Championing Change Award. We’ve received a prize of £1000 and will now compete against charities from across England and Wales, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands for 6 overall prizes which will be announced at the UK Final awards […]

Heart’s Core back again

Around twenty committed women participants from refugee backgrounds are meeting weekly to learn drama, music and dance skills and to use these skills to speak up about issues of importance to them. The women are working towards an immersive performance that will shine a light on the murky business of detention for women asylum seekers […]

MIRO gig at Rochdale Literature Festival

For all you Manchester International Roots Orchestra fans, there’s a FREE local gig coming up on Sunday 26 October 2014 as part of the Rochdale Literature Festival. For more details or to book, click here.

Manchester International Roots Orchestra Edinburgh Festival performances

Manchester International Roots Orchestra (MIRO) recently did three knockout performances as part of the prestigious Edinburgh Festival, gaining them excellent audience feedback and a five star review in The Edinburgh Reporter. Speaking about the orchestra, the reporter commented, ‘Music is a language that everyone can understand: the Manchester International Roots Orchestra brings that shared language […]

MIRO to perform at Edinburgh Festival

Manchester International Roots Orchestra (MIRO) will be performing as part of the prestigious Edinburgh Festival this summer. MIRO is a musically diverse orchestra nurturing collaboration between international musicians, including refugees and other culturally diverse backgrounds. They’ll perform at St John’s Church, Princes Street on 1 August 2014. Tickets are available here.