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Creative Facilitation with Young People

This one-day course provides an introduction to a creative approach to group facilitation. It aims to encourage, develop and inspire those with responsibility to lead others through a facilitative process, be it for the purposes of team building, consultation, idea-generation or training. Throughout the day, we will be using a number of different interactive exercises and games in order to illustrate content.

25 September, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:15
HOME Manchester, 2 Tony Wilson Place, Manchester, M15 4FN

UK tour for play about lives of hidden young carers

12 Apr 2019 - 11:44 by michelle.foster

A play about young carers in Salford that “knocked MPs sideways” is about to embark on a national tour in June 2019. Who Cares

The show, Who Cares, was written by Matt Woodhead and co-produced by The Lowry and LUNG. It was made in partnership with Greater Manchester Charity, Gaddum and its Salford Carers Service and is funded by Arts Council England and the Oglesby Charitable Trust. 

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Art and Culture on Prescription – The Manchester Museum’s and Galleries Partnership

5 Apr 2019 - 13:51 by michelle.foster

The Manchester Museum and the Whitworth, part of the University of Manchester, and Manchester Art Gallery provide creative arts for health programmes for the local community through a varied programme of activities. In 2012 they were recognised by RSPH for outstanding and innovative contributions to Arts and Health research and practice with two awards. Creative Arts for Health

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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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HOMEinspires - £1 theatre tickets, tours and more

15 Mar 2019 - 10:59 by michelle.foster

The Inspire scheme provides £1 tickets to theatre and cinema shows at HOME. HOME

These £1 tickets are available to people who wouldn't ordinarily be able to visit. It is available to charities, voluntary organisations and community groups within the Greater Manchester region.

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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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Clothes for the cause – Fun free fundraiser

8 Feb 2019 - 10:13 by michelle.foster

Rally family and friends to de-clutter their wardrobes, fill their cars, meet at the designated drop off point and your clothes will be converted to cash.

• Clothing rally fundraiser…closet to cash
• Involve your supported to throw their own event
• A bright idea for your A to Z fundraising tool kit
• Free prize draw for every full sack donated
• Proven constant revenue stream for your good cause
• Step by step friendly advice

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Emotion-sensing technology to help young carers express social isolation through music

1 Feb 2019 - 10:51 by michelle.foster

A new project will use cutting-edge ‘emotion-sensing’ technology to explore feelings of loneliness and social isolation experienced by young carers – and help them create music to give voice to their feelings. 

Launching on Young Carers Awareness Day (31 January), Greater Manchester-based charity gaddum, and Manchester Metropolitan University, will develop and trial the new technology.

The technology is based around the connection between mood and music, aimed at tackling youth loneliness and isolation among young carers.

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