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 […]


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 engaged the Platforma North West Hub, but also looked to include artists, cultural workers, organisations, activists, academics and change-makers interested in forging alliances through working together. It combined lively debate with sharing ways of working cooperatively and learning from case studies […]

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.