In Oldham Sat 27 March. FREE Climate Connections digital media workshop: 2pm-5pm

Oldham. FREE Climate Connections digital media workshop: 2pm-5pm, Sat 27 March 2021 by Crossing Footprints for Oldham Libraries, in partnership with Community Arts North West FREE SPECIAL ONLINE EVENT for anyone aged 10+ Can social media bring people together to educate and tackle climate change? Find out how to make quick social media micro-videos that have […]

CAN took part in City of Languages event on Sunday 21 February!

We shared a series of short films as part of the celebration of  International Mother Language Day, with Manchester UNESCO City of Literature, https://www.manchestercityofliterature.com/whats-on/ and created in partnership with Manchester Museum https://www.museum.manchester.ac.uk/ Films were streamed live from Manchester Poetry Library https://www.mmu.ac.uk/poetrylibrary/ Our films explored both the importance of mother tongues and the artist’s connections with Manchester, where […]

International Mother Language Day 2021

Join CAN for a FREE digital event as part of Our City of Languages, 2 pm – 5.30pm, Sunday 21 February. We are sharing a series of short films as part of the celebration of  International Mother Language Day, with Manchester UNESCO City of Literature, https://www.manchestercityofliterature.com/whats-on/ and created in partnership with Manchester Museum https://www.museum.manchester.ac.uk/ Streamed […]

Welcome Ambrose Musiyiwa – PhD researcher

Earlier this year we shared the good news as CAN embarked on a partnership with The University of Manchester to offer a fully-funded PhD opportunity, ‘Listening to the voices of refugee-heritage artists’ and possibly the first of its kind in the UK.  Now, we are delighted to announce the appointment of Ambrose Musiyiwa as our […]

CAN Do Creatives – and they’re off!

CAN is an expert in artist development, especially for new migrant artists, and those under-represented in the creative sector.  We launched our new CAN DO Creatives course on Tuesday 22 September 2020. The course provides targeted training for 21 artists and creatives from a range of artistic disciplines and backgrounds. The programme has the options […]

CAN was a Culture Award Finalist in November 2019!

We celebrated the news that Community Arts North West was a Finalist for two prestigious Manchester Cultural Awards in 2019 in the category of ‘Promotion of Talent and Leadership’ and ‘Best Performance’.  Founded in 2018, the Manchester Cultural Awards celebrate Manchester’s arts organisations and the contribution they make to the city. Our ‘Promotion of Talent […]