Highlights of recent years have been major projects bringing people from different communities and cultures together. Creating new work, new networks and above all exciting cross-fertilisation and ideas for future work.
Sparks of Freedom is a creative space for young people to explore the issues that matter to them.
In Summer 2022, hundreds of people from Wigan and Leigh – and international visitors – saw a children’s film about climate change
CAN and HOME are looking forward to meeting artists who've experienced forced migration at a special artist event.
CAN invites young people to try out music and singing in new workshops
Running between September to December 2022, Pushing Boundaries supports artists with lived experience of forced migration to learn skills and develop the networks to work in schools
Sparks of Freedom - creative taster sessions to find the next generation of CAN Young Artists.
Young people created art work for the Rochdale date of the international tour of acclaimed visual artists Luke Jerram's stunning art-work Gaia.
Our Kámoši Juniors Performing Arts Group, used their creative ideas and activities from the Summer and Autumn terms to create a stunning animation film about the threats to our planet.
Originally developed as part of Horizons Festival, audiences were fascinated by Brouhaha created by Iraqi artists Sherko Abbas and Kani Kamil at HOME.
Families joined storyteller and musician Emmanuela Yogolelo for a storytelling, singing and music performance.
Families tried out drumming, dance, and craft at Beswick Library.
Families tried out drumming, art and circus skills to celebrate Libraries of Sanctuary
Families joined in with music, singing, drumming, and craft workshops
A free event explored the barriers musicians with refugee backgrounds face and how support organisations and venues can better support them.
On Saturday 25 September there was a free mini-festival at Oldham Library giving a world perspective on climate change and its impact on people.