MIRO to perform at Black History Month launch

Manchester International Roots Orchestra are honoured to be performing as part of Greater Manchester’s Black History Month launch later this month. The performance takes place at Manchester Cathedral on Wednesday 30th September at 7pm. Tickets: £2 adults / £1 children Click here to book Facebook: blackhistoryGM Twitter: @BlackhistoryGM        

Community SpirIT digital media training opportunity

**APPLICATIONS FOR THIS TRAINING ARE NOW CLOSED** Community SpirIT is a free introductory digital-media training course run by Community Arts North West aimed at community leaders and cultural producers in Greater Manchester who are organising community-based arts projects & events, but who have little or no online profile and presence. You can choose to learn […]

MIRO to perform at the Littleborough Arts Festival

Manchester International Roots Orchestra fans will be pleased to hear that the orchestra will be doing a summer gig as part of the Littleborough Arts Festival near Rochdale. The gig will take place on Thursday 27th August at 7.30pm at St Barnabas Church. Tickets cost £5 and are available from Framework, 30a Hare Hill Road, […]

We’re finalists in Lloyds Bank Foundation Charity Achievement Awards

CAN has been selected from charities across the North West as the regional winner of the Championing Change Award. We’ve received a prize of £1000 and will now compete against charities from across England and Wales, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands for 6 overall prizes which will be announced at the UK Final awards […]

CAN is recruiting!

Applications are now closed We’re seeking to recruit an experienced Principal Music Leader, who is passionate about encouraging the musicality and music-making of children, to lead on our Youth Music-funded Kámoši Roma-heritage Music-Making Programme starting in September 2015 through to July 2016. If you wish to apply, please click here for further details and to […]

First Person film screening

CAN and Filmonik have collaborated on First Person, a screening of powerful and surprising digital portraits created by 16 artists over 5 days. The event takes place at The Wonder Inn, one of the most exciting new arts & events spaces to pop up in the centre of Manchester. First Person is the culmination of […]

First Person – Digital Portraits: Identity + Practice

Community Arts North West and Filmonik invite artists from diverse cultural backgrounds and creative practices to take part in an exciting new talent-development opportunity. First Person will enable participants to produce a new piece of artists’ film and video that explores the relationship between their artistic practice and personal identity. Through a series of workshops, […]

Continued support from Manchester City Council Cultural Partnership

CAN is really pleased to announce that we’ve been successful in achieving a further three years of financial support towards the core costs of the company from Manchester City Council. £75,000 has been awarded to CAN to support our exciting programme of work taking place from April 2015 to March 2018. We’ll continue to support […]

Artists Do I.T. showcase

Wednesday 1st April 2015 6pm – 8.30pm MadLab, 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HN (in the Northern Quarter) Community Arts North West invites you to meet 20 talented artists from the 2015 Do I.T. digital media training course. The artists represent an exciting and diverse range of backgrounds and creative disciplines: from contemporary Iranian written […]

Lisapo – the Congolese Tales: film screening

Thursday 19 March, 5-7pm  Central Library Performance Space Lisapo has recorded, preserved and shared the untold stories of the Congolese community living in Greater Manchester.  The oral histories collected for this project are now included in our archives.  A performance featuring song, spoken word, narration, moving image, theatre and dance was created from these stories and […]