Platforma Festival 2011

The first Platforma National Festival of Arts ran from 28 November – 4 December 2011 at Rich Mix in Brick Lane, London. It brought together performers, artists and organisations from across the UK in a celebration of the arts by and about refugees. The conference was an inspiring, lively and provocative event with workshops, debates, […]

First year of new young people’s programmes

  This year saw the launch  of  CAN’S new Youth Arts Programme which will span the next three years and take  place in  Wigan & Manchester neighbourhoods. The programme is supported by Children in Need and Llankelly Chase.

CAN becomes ACE National Portfolio Organisation

CAN is pleased to tell the world that after 34 years as an Arts Council England Regularly Funded Organisation (RFO), we have now become a National Portfolio Organisation of the Arts Council England. The NPO scheme replaces the system of Regularly Funded Organisations from April 2012, securing our position for the next 3 years. We […]