Celebrating Hidden Tales

October 2017 saw Hidden Tales, our powerful and inspiring 20-month partnership project with the Petrus Community, culminate in a unique digital art trail around Rochdale Town Centre and an unforgettable sell-out performance and film screening event at Touchstones Arts Centre.  The short films, which have been made as part of the project, are now viewable […]

Rochdale’s homeless community speak up and out

People from Rochdale’s homeless community took to the stage at Touchstones on Tuesday 17 October, and performed to a packed-out venue to share their personal stories through poetry, music and a series of short films that can be viewed online at www.hiddenrochdale.co.uk Taking place as part of the Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival and hosted by Mancunian poet, Mike Garry, the […]

Hidden Tales

Hidden Tales; Untold Stories from Rochdale’s Petrus Community Watch the films and experience Hidden Tales online, here: http://hiddenrochdale.co.uk/ Launching on Tuesday 3rd October and running until Saturday 28th October, the Hidden Tales arts trail reveals eight personal and inspiring stories of change and survival. The unmissable artworks, which are on display in public spaces around the town centre, each feature a […]

Principal Music Leader Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced Music Leader, who is passionate about encouraging the musicality and music-making of children, to lead on our Youth Music funded Kámoši Music-Making programme starting in September 2017-July 2018. This new, exciting post will deliver a comprehensive music offer for Eastern European Romani heritage and other local children living in Leigh (Wigan Borough). […]

We are delighted at CAN to know that we have another 4 years of ACE NPO investment for 2018-22. A big thank you to all the communities, artists, partners and audiences across the region and beyond who have helped make CAN what it is.  A big thanks to ACE for their continued support. More information […]

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The Snow Dragons @ HOME 29th April

Don’t miss Kamosi Juniors upcoming performance of The Wizard of Leigh at the Turnpike Centre from 1pm.

Kámoši Juniors have been feverishly working away on an adaptation of A Wizard of Oz called THE WIZARD OF LEIGH, which they will perform on Saturday 1st April 2017 at Turnpike Centre Civic Square, Leigh Lancashire WN7 1EB as part of International Roma Day. The children have all made contributions by taking on leadership roles as assistant choreographers, directors […]

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 Learning Lab engages the Platforma North West Hub, but also seeks to include artists, cultural workers, organisations, activists, academics and change-makers interested in forging alliances through working together. It combines lively debate, shares ways of working cooperatively and shares learning from case […]

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 […]