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 beyond. The aim of TANDEM is to […]

Learning Lab: Brexit, Migration and Communities – A Call to Creative Action

Learning Lab: Brexit, Migration and Communities  – A Call to Creative Action Date:    Monday 20th March Venue: HOME 10.30am-5pm: Networking event Price: £3 Platforma members / £7 non-Platforma members Booking: If you would like to attend please email: Katherine@can.uk.com Tea and coffee Learning Lab: Brexit, Migration and Communities – A Call to Creative Action Learning […]

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 […]

Hidden – Tales from the Rochdale Underground

‘Hidden – Tales from the Rochdale Underground’ is an 18 month project that will give expression to the unique wit and profound narrative of the service users and volunteers from Petrus, Rochdale’s largest homelessness charity. Told through a sustained creative digital arts project using music, spoken word, video and moving image, animation and mobile technologies, […]

Standing in My Own Truth

  Standing in My Own Truth In a world of half-truths and lies, when is it safe to own one’s true destiny? Written By Rani Moorthy With Christina Fonthes, Shahireh Sangrezeh, Fereshteh Mozaffari Directed by Rachel Brogan Standing in My Own Truth is a cross-art exploration of the brave, often circuitous journey towards one’s own […]

Monthly Community SpirIT meet ups

Community SpirIT is a group grown from CAN’s digital media training course that meet up on the third Tuesday of each month, 6.30 – 9pm @ 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 […]

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 […]

CAN Young Artists (CYA) prepares for HOME!

CYA (CAN Young Artists) are a new theatre group comprised of young people aged 12 -18. Since November, they have been working every Thursday on the Macbeth themes of prophecy , status and power for a new production “What’s Done, Is Done”, that will be performed at HOME, Manchester’s new arts venue on 19th March […]

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 […]