Platforma Festival 2013 Live Music Night video highlights

We’ve just uploaded the video highlights from the Platforma Festival 2013 Live Music Night featuring, amongst others, Manchester International Roots Orchestra, Crossings Band, plus Katy Carr and The Aviators. Platforma Festival 2013 brought artists, performers, academics, organisations and funders from across the UK and around the world together to showcase work, share practice and discuss […]

Platforma Conference success

At last week’s Platforma conference held at the Martin Harris Centre, we welcomed over 200 delegates & speakers from across the UK and beyond. Sessions ranged from lively discussions to thought-provoking theatre, international song and dance, spoken word, art, film and photography. Thanks to everyone who volunteered, attended and performed – it was an inspiring, […]

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 […]

Platforma Festival 2013 – Dates & venue announced!

The 2nd national Platforma Festival will take place at The Martin Harris Centre* in Manchester on Thursday 31 October & Friday 1 November 2013, bringing together artists, academics and arts practitioners from across the UK & the world. Community Arts North West is delighted that Manchester has been selected to host the next Platforma Festival […]

CAN to host 2013 Platforma Festival

Community Arts North West is delighted to announce that Manchester has been selected to host the 2nd national Platforma Festival which will take place in Manchester in Autumn 2013, bringing together artists, academics and arts practitioners from across the UK and the world.  We feel that Manchester is the ideal location for such an important cultural […]

Platforma Festival 2013

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 hosted Platforma Festival 2013 which took place at the Martin Harris Centre between 31 Oct & 1 Nov 2013. The festival included a major two-day conference, two nights […]

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, […]