Libraries of Sanctuary Welcome Days

Greater Manchester is a vibrant and international region, where generations of people from all over the world have settled.  This makes our region one of the most culturally exciting places to live in the UK. Community Arts North West’s Exodus programme brings people together to celebrate this cultural richness and create a strong ethos of […]

Unique Ph.D Research Opportunity at CAN

As one of the forerunners of socially-engaged arts with new communities to Britain, including refugees, CAN is delighted to be a partner of a unique Ph.D. studentship with The School of Arts, Languages and Cultures at The University of Manchester. The Ph.D. ‘Listening to the voices of refugee-heritage artists: opportunities and barriers for performing arts […]

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 Recruitment has now closed. 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 to […]

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 […]

Horizons Festival 2019

Horizons Festival is a partnership between CAN and HOME as part of Refugee Week, where an annual programme of events is held. Horizons Festival is a contemporary, family-friendly festival that is diverse in programming, bringing together work created with communities and artists as well as international, national and regional projects of excellence. The festival aims to create […]

The Dream Collector

The Dream Collector is a performance created by David Cuong Nguyen and CAN Young Artists (CYA@HOME). In a world where young people face uncertainties and future dreams hang in the balance, CYA@HOME offer a guiding light in this tale of friendship, solidarity and bold determination. The Queen of Dreams has sharp eyes She sees a dream that’s there […]

Refugee Week 2019

Refugee Week at HOME Saturday 15th June to Friday 21st June 2019 HOME Manchester Refugee Week at HOME is a contemporary, family friendly festival that is diverse in programming, bringing together work created with communities and artists as well as international, national and regional projects of excellence. The festival aims to create a northern platform for […]

RO:BOTS

RO:BOTS RO:BOTS was an immersive, promenade performance created by the Kámoši Juniors Performing Arts Club. The event took audiences on a journey to the year 2079, the era of the Robots. For years RO:BOTS have entertained and served us, protected and cared for us; RO:BOTS and humans have lived in harmony. But recently things have changed and […]