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Stone Flowers and Manchester Camerata Orchestra present Conflict and Compassion

23 June, 2019 - 15:00 to 17:00

Music Action International would love you to join them for a unique collaboration of inspiring music and stunning visuals with refugee collective Stone Flowers and Manchester Camerata orchestra.

Featuring music written by English composers alive during World War I (Elgar, Butterworth, Bax) interwoven with new orchestrated pieces created by refugees who have survived war today

A brand new collaboration exploring how World War I led to more than a century of conflict and how music is used by cultures across the world to overcome trauma from war and find inner peace

Harmonise MCR

24 June, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:00

Even after escaping conflict or persecution to come to the UK, many refugee and asylum seeker children still feel isolated and misunderstood. Harmonise is Music Action International’s national school programme working towards inspiring empathy between refugees and children of all backgrounds.

Bringing together our international team of musicians and children from primary schools across Greater Manchester, this uplifting and moving concert will feature original songs written by the school children and traditional music influenced by Syrian, Roma and other refugee cultures.

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BAME Communities: Ageing in Place – call for research project proposals

13 May 2019 - 15:46 by michelle.foster

GMCVO is seeking organisations with strong links into Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and who can engage with the BAME-led organisations in Birmingham, Camden, Hackney, Leicester and Manchester.

Can your organisation:

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Paid opportunities for BME people with lived experience of severe mental distress

26 Apr 2019 - 10:19 by michelle.foster

Do you want to be employed as a co-researcher on a project that aims to tackle ethnic inequalities in severe mental illness? Synergi Collaborative Centre
Do you: have lived experience of severe mental distress? Identify as African, Caribbean, South Asian or mixed heritage? Have interest in advancing our understanding of

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Windrush Day 2019 Celebration – Windrush Health Walk and Festival

22 June, 2019 (All day)

After the successful NHS70 and Windrush70 celebration last year, the theme of the event is 'celebrating the Windrush generation and contribution of migration in general to our health and social care sector.'

As part of the day, there will be a health walk followed by celebration with performances, speeches and family fun activities. Other activities will include free health checks, health promotion, and a number of information stalls to drive up recruitment across organisations.

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Money Talks

8 Apr 2019 - 20:19 by Mike Wild

Recently I had a very nice letter inviting me to write for a publication (quite high status) and a follow-up phone conversation to explore further. In the course of this, the London-based publisher emphasised that wanting to reach outside their heavily London-focused circle was a big priority for them. Who can guess the next bit of the conversation?

Manchester BME Network /National Heritage Lottery Fund Capacity Support – new cohort

21 Mar 2019 - 12:26 by michelle.foster

The Manchester BME Network (MBME) Network will soon be starting their third capacity support cohort with the National Heritage Lottery Fund. This project aims to help members who are ready or are very serious about applying for a Heritage Grant. Manchester BME Network

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A ‘call out’ to the BME community to assist with a photographic campaign to raise awareness of prostate cancer

8 Mar 2019 - 10:45 by michelle.foster

This is a call out to the BEM/BAME community for individuals that have gone through prostate cancer/investigation journey.

Ian Smith is a freelance photographer, and, looking to continue/develop his work surrounding the awareness and early diagnosis of prostate cancer. To continue his work, Ian would like to invite subjects with a lived experience of prostate cancer, or, prostate investigation.

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Manchester BME Network – Love Our City

21 Feb 2019 - 10:43 by michelle.foster

Love Our City is a project funded through RadEqual, Manchester City Council. The RadEqual programme is based on rethinking radicalisation and recognising the challenges relating to our collective understanding of prejudice, hate and extremism which are all very complex issues. The programme recognises that part of the solutions to these big issues has to involve people and the places where they live. Manchester BME Network

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ESOL beginners – Get ready for ESOL Entry 1

This course will help you to improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in English. It will help you get ready to move onto an accredited course in the future to be able to take City and Guilds exams.

Course Reference: C3843073

28 February, 2019 - 12:30 to 18 July, 2019 - 12:30
Community Point, 551 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester, M8 9HZ