CAN Young Artists (CYA) prepares for HOME!

CYA (CAN Young Artists) are a new theatre group comprised of young people aged 12 -18. Since November, they have been working every Thursday on the Macbeth themes of prophecy , status and power for a new production “What’s Done, Is Done”, that will be performed at HOME, Manchester’s new arts venue on 19th March […]

CAN Young Artists @ HOME 2015-16

Between November 2015 and March 2016, three venues across the UK, including Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Young Vic in London and HOME in Manchester hosted a unique theatre production of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, as part of the World Stages Festival which was originally set up as part of the Cultural Olympiad in 2012. As well as hosting the show, all three venues […]

Kámoši Juniors creating a stir at their sharing

Kamosi Juniors Performing Arts Group just completed their first sharing to an invited audience. Every Saturday morning since the 17th October boys and girls from LEIGH, aged 5-11 has been taking part in Singing and Music Workshops with Ellie Sherwood and Dance and Drama with Magdalen Bartlett to produce their very first performance. On Saturday […]

Kámoši Juniors

We are delivering a wonderful new performing arts programme, bringing together a dynamic new partnership between Wigan Music Service, EMAS (Ethnic Minority Achievement Service), three local primary schools, the families of the Kámoši Junior group and CAN. Kámoši Junior Group (Kámoši means ‘friends’ in Slovak) supports the needs of children aged 5 to 11 of Roma […]

CAN is recruiting!

Applications are now closed We’re seeking to recruit an experienced Principal Music Leader, who is passionate about encouraging the musicality and music-making of children, to lead on our Youth Music-funded Kámoši Roma-heritage Music-Making Programme starting in September 2015 through to July 2016. If you wish to apply, please click here for further details and to […]

Citizen Change

Each year, young people from Wigan’s Kámoši and the Manchester programme get a chance to work together to perform as part of the Truth about Youth Festival at the Royal Exchange Theatre. In November 2013, young women from Kámoši and a small group from Manchester worked over six weeks to produce Citizen Change, a lyrical manifesto, […]

Manchester programme

Hear Me Now,  part of CAN’s 3-year Manchester youth arts programme, successfully created ground-breaking and original performance work that set a standard for high quality productions with young people new to the arts. CAN worked with high-end professional artists to make this a positive experience where young people had access to return to reach their […]

Community Arts North West presents ‘Our Choice Their Chance’

Community Arts North West presents Our Choice Their Chance Are you ready to choose or will you leave things to chance? 30 & 31 May 2014  Welcome to the Gallery of Choice – a space where we make the decisions that can affect the course of our lives… Do we give in to peer pressure or […]

Kamosi coverage on Gypsy Chronicles

KÁMOŠI has had another fantastic mention on  The Gypsy Chronicles website this week. Read it here

Film of Kamosi and KAL performance

Young Roma rappers from Kámoši youth group in Leigh performed with internationally-acclaimed Serbian Roma Band, KAL at Manchester Academy 3 on 6 Nov 2013. Kámoši, meaning ‘friend’ in Slovak, includes Slovakian, Czech Republic and Roma-heritage young people & their friends – this being the first time that they’d perform at such a high-profile gig.