We’re looking for young people to be part of World of Music: Without Borders

Free August holiday arts project for young people between Monday 14 August – Thursday 17 August

In partnership with Band On The Wall, we’ve developed World of Music: Without Borders, a creative August summer holiday project for young people aged 13 – 21 new to the UK or from more settled communities in Greater Manchester.

Band On The Wall in Manchester’s Northern Quarter will be the base for creative workshops in music, MCing, singing, drumming and percussion, drama and digital arts on Monday 14 August, Tuesday 15 August, Wednesday 16 August and Thursday 17 August. Workshops run between 1pm – 4.30pm.

Check out the amazing photographs from the World of Music: Without Borders project and sharing event on Flickr taken by Shirlaine Forrest.

The project explores the theme of Homelands.

What does home feel like?

What makes some where a Homeland?

What creates the sounds, scents and heart of a Homeland?

All levels of English welcome. Food is provided and we pay travel costs.

Our acclaimed CAN Young Artists projects encourage creative conversations, support young people’s well-being and builds their confidence to become future leaders. Young people have diverse heritages rooted in countries including Ethiopia, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan, Syria and Eritrea.

CAN Young Artists programme is a space for young people to make new friends, grow self-esteem and self-confidence and enhance their leadership skills. CAN believes that young people’s voices are essential as the world faces growing inequalities, a lack of social justice, human rights, and the climate emergency.

If you’re interested or want to signpost a young person to the project, please get in touch with Michelle UdoguCAN Creative Producer, on 0161 234 2976 / 07561 664 130  michelle@can.uk.com

Or call the CAN main phone line on 0161 234 2975.

And Band On The Wall will be announcing free events and shows on Saturday 19 August. Keep an eye on their socials and ours too!


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