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.
Across September and October, we created exciting live events featuring music, art, discussion, poetry and family friendly workshops in Bolton, Manchester, and Oldham Libraries.
We celebrated Bolton Libraries joining the Library of Sanctuary movement with live music from the Democratic Republic of Congo from Britannia Rumba.
Climate Connections was a new arts project to develop greater awareness about climate change and enabling Oldham’s diverse, working-class communities to have a louder voice in the environmental movement.
HUNGER was a site-specific, filmed performance piece with three international artists exploring the collections of Manchester Museum
The internationally acclaimed musician and composer Seyed Ali Jaberi and the Hamdel Ensemble were thrilled to return to live music performance with an event
We were delighted to present four films inspired by the theme We Cannot Walk Alone to wrap up 2021's Horizons Festival
People across the globe are rallying against the killing of Black people by the police and against racism, racialised inequality, discrimination, violence, and oppression.
A new CAN Young Artists project followed their stunning contribution to the UNESCO's International Mother Tongue Day in February.
Horizons Festival 2021 embraced this year’s national Refugee Week theme: 'We Cannot Walk Alone'.