We are Community Arts North West, but you might know us better as CAN. We work with urban communities in Greater Manchester to create access to cultural opportunities where people can stand up, speak out, challenge social justice issues and inspire change.

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We're travelling from #Beswick Library @MancLibraries to Africa on Sat 30 Oct with some FREE family-friendly art workshops. Dance, make, sing and drum! Book first and enjoy at 12 & 1.30pm https://t.co/fKZQt6aUt3

Opportunities for artists to be part of the SMASH Sick! Mental Health Arts Programme. 👇 https://t.co/s3J2fiOKxe
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SICK! Festival @SICKfestival
We are looking for exciting and diverse artists to deliver creative workshops and/or facilitated conversations as part of our SMASH SICK! Mental Health Arts Programme.
Find out more via the ARTIST CALL OUT: SMASH link in our bio
#WellBeing #ArtistOpportunities #MentalHealth https://t.co/I3E38lCezK

As we're fast approaching @COP26 it's time to hear from the women of the #Pakistani community #Oldham & their thoughts on #climatechange #COP26Glasgow Thanks to @crossingfprints @_SarahYaseen @OldhamLibraries & @NorthernRootsOL - what a great film! https://t.co/tzZUbfDyoS comartsnw photo

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