Artists Do I.T. networking event

On September 11th 2013 CAN hosted a networking event for artists & creatives who had taken part of our Do I.T. digital media training course from July-September 2013. Do I.T. is funded through the European Social Fund and aims to raise the profile of artists & creatives from culturally diverse & refugee backgrounds by developing […]

Platforma Conference & Festival tickets now on sale

The Platforma Festival is an inspirational national showcase of arts & culture featuring work that explores, or is linked to the refugee experience. Community Arts North West is hosting Platforma Festival 2013 which takes place at the Martin Harris Centre between 31 Oct & 1 Nov 2013. The festival includes a major two-day conference, two […]

Digital media training for artists & creatives

Are you an artist or creative, unemployed or working less than 8 hours a week? Would you like to develop your digital media skills and promote yourself better? Are you interested in sharing your knowledge and being part of a creative network? DO i.t. is a new training course that will show participants how to […]

Heart’s Core performed at Z- Arts

Community Arts North West presented Heart’s Core, on 15 June 2013 at Z-Arts in Hulme. To celebrate Refugee Week, women from Greater Manchester’s refugee and migrant communities took the audience to the heart of their lives. Telling stories that were significant to them and to their communities, these women invited people to share their dreams – and […]

Kind donation to support CAN

Amina Latimer, well known community activist and volunteer, has made a very kind donation of £300 to CAN’s Exodus programme via Servas Britain. Amina is a regular Exodus volunteer and is passionate in her support of Refugees & Asylum seekers. Amina also volunteers for The Eagles Wings project in Bury and The Welcome Centre in […]

EVENT: Message from Žarko

Leigh Miners Welfare Club 8 April 2013 6:30pm-8pm Message from Žarko is a performance by Kámoši youth project produced by Community Arts North West in partnership with Wigan Council’s Voice & Engagement Team. The event celebrates International Roma Day that takes place on Monday 8 April. Inspired by Djelem Djelem the Roma national anthem written […]

Hear Me Now

Hear Me Now is the second year of a 3-year youth arts project. Aimed at 12-18 year-olds, the programme develops skills & confidence and creates a voice for young people living in today’s Manchester. Most importantly it is an opportunity for young people to have a good time. If you run a youth group, work […]

Platforma Festival 2013 – Call for Proposals

The second Platforma Festival of arts and refugees takes place in Manchester from 31 Oct- 1 Nov 2013. There’ll be a two-day Conference at the Martin Harris Centre, University of Manchester and a series of performances, concerts and exhibits. The Festival is being organised in partnership with Community Arts North West, the Platforma Regional Hub […]

Manchester International Roots Orchestra with Testimony

EXODUS LIVE PRESENTED Manchester International Roots Orchestra with Testimony Sat 22 June, 7.30pm Studio 30, Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) Music Director: Michael Cretu Assistant Music Director: Serge Tebu Community Arts North West and RNCM presented an evening of music with an international flavor to celebrate Refugee Week. Manchester International Roots Orchestra is a […]

Share and discover NW-based arts jobs & info!

Looking for a North West-based arts job? Have a vacancy you need to fill? Running an event you’d like help publicising? Looking for cultural & creative things to do? If your answer’s yes, join the other 600 members of the Community Arts North West newsgroup where members post & share info about North West-wide employment […]