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.

Take a look at our current projects and upcoming events.

It was announced today that CAN will continue as part of Arts Council England’s national portfolio of regularly funded organisations

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We’re particularly interested in hearing from people with lived experience of migration as this group is under-represented in the creative workforce

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In Summer 2022, hundreds of people from Wigan and Leigh – and international visitors – saw a children’s film about climate change

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Women of all generations from Rochdale explore the place of women and girls in the world

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