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Grants for Remembrance Day Installations – apply by 30 June 2018

15 Jun 2018 - 10:52 by michelle.foster

Applications are now open for micro-grants of up to £500 for installations to support their Remembrance Day activities for the centenary of the First World War. Armed forces silhouettes

This programme will allow communities to remember and commemorate by accessing silhouettes for benches and chairs free of charge thanks to the support of the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust.

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What’s the Word on the Street? Manchester Day returns on Sunday 17 June

11 May 2018 - 11:40 by michelle.foster

What’s the Word on the Street? Manchester Day returns to the city centre on Sunday 17 June and promises to be better than ever. As well as an amazing parade through the heart of Manchester, the city centre squares will feature a dazzling array of performances and mouth-watering food and drink. Manchester Day 2018

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The Big Lunch 2018 – 3 June 2018

11 May 2018 - 11:26 by michelle.foster

The Big Lunch is the UK's biggest annual get together for neighbours.  It's a simple idea - that for a few glorious hours, cars stop, shyness stops and neighbours come together in the street to meet, greet, share, swap, sing, plan and laugh.  In 2017, 9.3 million people took to their streets, gardens and neighbourhoods to join in for a few hours of community, friendship and fun. The Big Lunch

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Greater Manchester’s first Festival of Ageing is seeking people from across the city-region to get involved

4 May 2018 - 10:54 by michelle.foster

The Festival of Ageing will take place from the 2 July to 15 July. The celebratory event will portray a more positive view of ageing, as well as encouraging policy-makers to take the action needed to improve the lives of Greater Manchester’s 907,000 older people – a figure set to rise to 1.1million in the next twenty years. Festival of Ageing

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Unity and Community in Football: celebrating Cameroonian Heritage

27 Apr 2018 - 11:10 by michelle.foster

The charity Ensemble Manchester is grateful to have received a grant of £29,900 from the Lottery Heritage Fund. The project, made possible thanks to National Lottery players, will explore the culture of Manchester residents with a Central African background, particularly Cameroon. Ensemble Manchester

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Black screens film festival – film screenings

27 Apr 2018 - 10:55 by michelle.foster

Black screens film festival is dedicated to showcase black related films and documentaries. The main goal of the festival is to create a platform where the audience can learn more about black history, what black people went through during slavery, how they have progressed since then, and the mental struggles they face in today’s society. Films

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