Artists Do I.T. networking event

On September 11th 2013 CAN hosted a networking event for artists & creatives who had taken part of our Do I.T. digital media training course from July-September 2013. Do I.T. is funded through the European Social Fund and aims to raise the profile of artists & creatives from culturally diverse & refugee backgrounds by developing […]

Platforma Conference & Festival tickets now on sale

The Platforma Festival is an inspirational national showcase of arts & culture featuring work that explores, or is linked to the refugee experience. Community Arts North West is hosting Platforma Festival 2013 which takes place at the Martin Harris Centre between 31 Oct & 1 Nov 2013. The festival includes a major two-day conference, two […]

Heart’s Core performed at Z- Arts

Community Arts North West presented Heart’s Core, on 15 June 2013 at Z-Arts in Hulme. To celebrate Refugee Week, women from Greater Manchester’s refugee and migrant communities took the audience to the heart of their lives. Telling stories that were significant to them and to their communities, these women invited people to share their dreams – and […]

Hear Me Now

Hear Me Now is the second year of a 3-year youth arts project. Aimed at 12-18 year-olds, the programme develops skills & confidence and creates a voice for young people living in today’s Manchester. Most importantly it is an opportunity for young people to have a good time. If you run a youth group, work […]

Manchester International Roots Orchestra with Testimony

EXODUS LIVE PRESENTED Manchester International Roots Orchestra with Testimony Sat 22 June, 7.30pm Studio 30, Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) Music Director: Michael Cretu Assistant Music Director: Serge Tebu Community Arts North West and RNCM presented an evening of music with an international flavor to celebrate Refugee Week. Manchester International Roots Orchestra is a […]

We’re looking for a Media Arts Creative Producer

CAN is currently seeking to recruit a Media Arts Creative Producer. 2013/15 will see the refocusing of CAN’s media arts offer and we’re looking for a talented individual to spearhead this work. We’re offering a full-time post suitable for an individual who understands the potential impact of media arts production with communities & artists, and […]

Are you a refugee woman interested in theatre?

The Refugee Women’s Theatre Project is a new, women-led theatre project for women refugees & asylum seekers. Sessions will take place every Monday at the Central Methodist Hall from 21 January 2013 leading towards a high-profile performance during Refugee Week. The project is your chance to be creative, meet new people, create a new theatre […]

Calling musicians! International Beat Jam Orchestra

The International Beat Jam Orchestra is a unique, new, musically diverse orchestra comprising musicians from Greater Manchester’s refugee & other diverse communities and RNCM students. We’re looking for musicians, singers and MCs of all styles and genres who are proficient and who want to collaborate with others. The aim of the orchestra is to create […]

Heritage Lottery Fund success for Congolese Living Histories!

CAN has received a huge boost because we have successfully accessed a large-scale grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The funding will support an oral histories project with the Congolese community who have been migrating to Britain since the late 1980s as a result of the destabilisation of the country and consequent civil war. In […]

Jobs & news

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 […]