CAN and HOME Refugee Week 2018

CAN and HOME are working in partnership to produce a programme of arts for Refugee Week between 2018-22, celebrating the contributions that refugees make to the cultural, political, social and economic life of the UK. The first partnership festival hosted at HOME was in June 2018. As local and global politics collide, fuelling tensions around […]

Introducing Fereshteh Mozaffari, CAN Incubated Artist

Fereshteh Mozaffari Vanani in her words I was born at a tumultuous time in Iran just before the revolution. As a child, I lived more in my dreams than in reality. Through the university years, I was more interested in Literature than Politics but I chose Politics to find out why my country was so […]

TO COLLEAGUES, FRIENDS, PRESENT AND PAST OF MIC SMITH

It is with great sadness that we let you know about the death of Mic Smith on 6th January 2018. For those of you that did not know Mic, he was one of the original founder members of CAN then known as CAW  (Community Arts Workshop) in 1978 and a pioneer of the community arts […]

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). […]

Introducing Fereshteh Mozaffari, CAN Incubated Artist

Fereshteh Mozaffari Vanani in her words I was born at a tumultuous time in Iran just before the revolution. As a child, I lived more in my dreams than in reality. Through the university years, I was more interested in Literature than Politics but I chose Politics to find out why my country was so […]

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 […]

http://can.uk.com/2017/06/28/we-are-delighted-at-can-to-know-that-we-have-another-4-years-of-ace-npo-investment-for-2018-22/

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 […]