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Free For Arts Festival 2018

21 Nov 2017 - 14:55 by michelle.foster

Free For Arts Festival (FFAF) is an idea that has been handed over to different Manchester collectives and welcoming local audience to experience arts for free since 2009. Art Vanguard (AV) has been offered to be the host for FFAF 2018 and would like to transform 3 central Manchester venues into the worlds of Fairytale, Dream, and Fantasy. Art Vanguard are encouraging community groups to take part and collaborate in the festival and they would like to build awareness about the festival.

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Greater Manchester Combined Authority Culture and Social Impact Fund

20 Oct 2017 - 10:47 by michelle.foster

The new Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) Culture and Social Impact Fund will provide funding to properly constituted, not for profit, voluntary organisations, who are committed to providing excellent cultural experiences or work that has significant social impact across the ten boroughs in Greater Manchester. Greater Manchester Combined Authority

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HOME - Inspire Communities

20 Oct 2017 - 10:12 by michelle.foster

HOME is Manchester's arts and entertainment venue with theatres, cinemas and art galleries all under one roof. HOME

HOME’s £1 Inspire community group ticket scheme is available to groups who might not have experienced theatre before or who might not normally be able to afford to visit HOME to see work. It is available to groups within the Greater Manchester region.

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Transmitting culture and community cohesion - Radio Sheung Lok Spirit Story

25 Sep 2017 - 11:31 by helen.walker

'We learn, support and respect each other and send our kindness to the air, finding the hard to reach.'

Friday’s show celebrated the Radio Sheung Lok project itself. Participants discussed their friendships and team work as well as Radio Sheung Lok’s upcoming participation in the Manchester Science Festival and their nomination in the 2017 Community Radio Awards.

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Cultural Partnership Agreement grants 2018-22 - call for applications

15 Sep 2017 - 09:21 by michelle.foster

Not-for-profit cultural organisations can apply for funding of between £10,000 and £40,000 per year, from April 2018 to March 2022, to support the core costs of their organisation. A total of £280,000 per year is available (subject to annual budget setting) over four years from this fund. Manchester City Council

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Free sewing and upcycling course for Affinity Sutton/Gorton residents

15 Sep 2017 - 09:17 by michelle.foster

Want to save money and produce extra income but lacking an idea or skill? Always wanted to learn how to sew but never seemed to have the chance? Living in an Affinity Sutton residence or in Gorton? This is the course for you. Stitched Up

Affinity Sutton and Stitched Up have teamed up to bring you 6-weeks of free workshops teaching essential sewing skills to Affinity Sutton residents and anyone living in and around the Gorton area.

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Marketing for Free workshop 16 - 23 Sept - Are you a grime MC, writer or poet…A sound designer, producer or musician?

15 Sep 2017 - 09:14 by michelle.foster

Sustained Theatre up North (STUN), Royal Exchange Theatre and Talawa Theatre Company are offering free opportunities specifically for Black Artists to explore with your art form, and other like-minded artists.

You may not think your art form has a place in theatre, but they are offering a workshop in which your creativity, experimentation and collaboration could become a piece of performance for the stage.

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Women’s Words 2018 Literary Project

8 Sep 2017 - 10:09 by michelle.foster

The Pankhurst Trust (Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid) is a Manchester based charity active for over 40 years in the City. As their name suggests they host a small museum dedicated to the Pankhurst Family and the Women’s Social and Political Union - better known as the Suffragette Movement. They also provide refuge and community support services for survivors of domestic violence and abuse. Pankhurst Trust

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