Principle 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). […]

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 […]

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Kamosi Juniors ‘The Wizard of Leigh’ 2017

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

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 […]

Learning Lab: Brexit, Migration and Communities – A Call to Creative Action

  Learning Lab: Brexit, Migration and Communities – A Call to Creative Action Learning Lab engages the Platforma North West Hub, but also seeks to include artists, cultural workers, organisations, activists, academics and change-makers interested in forging alliances through working together. It combines lively debate, shares ways of working cooperatively and shares learning from case […]

Hidden Tales

Members of the Petrus Community presented an eclectic mix of short films, spoken word and live music at Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival at Touchstones on Thursday 20th October 2016. The event was part of Hidden Tales, a project developed in partnership between Petrus and Community Arts North West, which aims to give expression to […]

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 […]

Amani Creatives

  Amani Creatives is a dynamic collective of professional and emerging African musicians. Following hot in the footsteps of a highly successful pilot project, Amani worked in partnership with CAN and Brighter Sounds during 2016 to develop Amani Live; a monthly event showcasing some of the freshest, new talent from the African diaspora and highlighting […]

Lisapo oral history recording extracts

CAN has uploaded a series of extracts from oral history interviews recorded with members of the Congolese community. 29 interviews took place in total, which now form a permanent public archive to preserve the untold stories of the Congolese community living in Greater Manchester. The full-length interviews can be accessed through the North West Sound […]

Donate to CAN!

We receive regular funding from Arts Council England and Manchester City Council but we need to raise additional funding every year to develop our programmes of work with excluded communities. We gratefully receive any donations, large or small, via Everyclick – you can click on the link to donate. You can even donate to CAN simply […]