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.
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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.
Manchester International Festival is offering Greater Manchester residents the opportunity to host their own micro-international festival in their home or local area.
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.
This Lottery Funded project and film was about raising awareness of the complex issues surrounding homelessness. It aimed to highlight the facts and the misconceptions about homelessness in the hope that attitudes change.
Manchester City Council is leading the city’s arrangements to mark the anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack on Tuesday 22 May 2018.
Those affected by those terrible events will want to mark the date in different ways, so the programme is varied and takes different forms, to make sure that people can feel connected to it.
Manchester-based social enterprise, Commonplace are taking up office at the city centre’s newest co-working space Mayfield & Co. Commonplace, a mobile event space operating out of a double decker bus host a range of events onboard including pop up spas, supper clubs, and talks across Greater Manchester.
Contacts regular workshops have now begun again. These will be taking place at their new base in Moss Side - Moss Side Millennium Powerhouse, 140 Raby St, Manchester M14 4SL – while their building is under going redevelopment.
Drama Drop – starts 5 March
Interested in drama and acting? Drop in and learn from professional performers, actors and directors. No experience necessary.
This is your chance to be part of one of the most spectacular, ambitious and popular public art events Manchester has ever seen.
From July – September 2018 over eighty individually designed, super-sized Bee sculptures will form an art trail across the city’s streets, parks and public spaces – taking people on an unBeelievable journey of discovery. Just about everybody will want to be part of the buzz about Manchester!