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Manchester Jazz Festival

23 May, 2019 (All day) to 27 May, 2019 (All day)

Manchester Jazz Festival is the city’s longest running music festival and is an established part of Manchester cultural heritage. First staged in the summer of 1996, the annual festival has grown to feature hundreds of musicians, across 80 – 100 free and charged events each year.

The Festival not only champions regional jazz artists but also present new and original materials through commissions and premieres, championing new talent.

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Are you interested in theatre or the arts?

29 Apr 2019 - 09:25 by michelle.foster

Contact Theatre and the Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People are looking for a group of young disabled people between 15-25 who live in Manchester and want to have an impact on theatre by viewing theatre pieces for free and sharing your thoughts on them.

A collaboration between Contact Theatre and the Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People, the first show will be ‘Ramping Up’ on:
Saturday 4 May 2019, 1.30pm
At The Bread Shed, 126 Grosvenor St, Manchester, M1 7HL

Access needs, including transport will be supported.

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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults in the Arts and Cultural Sectors

This new course has been designed for individuals and organisations looking to update their understanding of safeguarding legislation and best practice, specifically when working with vulnerable adults in the creative, cultural and heritage sectors. You will explore what is meant by the term “vulnerable adult” in the context of your work and will develop approaches for recognising and responding to the different types of abuse associated with adults at risk.

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

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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