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Northmoor Community Association are looking for a Creative Volunteer

7 Dec 2018 - 11:27 by michelle.foster

Do you like Arts and Crafts?

Northmoor Community Association are looking for a creative volunteer who would want to run their Creative Crafty Friendship group.

You would need to be available on Tuesdays between 9.30am-11.30am to set up, organise and run the group (starting in January 2019).

Experience in being creative and crafty would be beneficial.

Northmoor Community Association will offer support, including travel expenses.

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Hulme Winter Festival – Christmas Crafting

14 December, 2018 - 15:00 to 17:00

The volunteering service would like to formally invite you to their first ever event as part of Hulme Winter Festival.

At this Christmas crafting event you can enjoy mince pies, make gifts from upcycled materials and get to know your student neighbours.

The event is open to all ages; students, staff and community members and will celebrate Hulme’s vibrant culture.

The volunteering service have 2 planned activities: one which celebrates the area of Hulme and the other creating upcycled gifts that you can give to your neighbours and new friends.

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Supporting Young People: Workplace Health and Wellbeing

‘Everyone should do this training! Very relevant for people working not just with young people, but also other employees. I loved the different frameworks for managing and guiding employees.’ (Course Participant 2018)

The Course:

Equip yourself with the tools and understanding required to promote good mental health in the workplace. Designed to help you negotiate legal frameworks and highlight best practice, this new course places a specific focus on the needs of young people in your workforce.

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

Youth Music – apply by 7 December 2018

9 Nov 2018 - 10:01 by michelle.foster

Youth Music is a national charity investing in music-making projects for children and young people (aged 0-25) experiencing challenging circumstances. Youth Music Network

Funding is focused on supporting projects for children and young people who face barriers to music-making as a result of who they are, where they live, or the circumstances they’re facing.

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A consultation on Greater Manchester's Cultural Strategy

26 Oct 2018 - 10:48 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester will be the best place in the world to create, participate in and engage with culture and heritage. Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Greater Manchester is known around the world for its significant contribution to culture.

The proposals, outlined in this draft strategy will be to maintain and further develop the region’s cultural offer.

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50 for Free: Free stays in historic buildings for charities and non-profits

26 Oct 2018 - 10:38 by michelle.foster

50 for Free is back for its sixth year in a row. Once again, the Landmark Trust are offering 50 free, self-catering breaks in their amazing historic buildings to charities and non-profit organisations for their nominees in March 2019, absolutely free. That’s 50 short breaks in some of their most treasured Landmarks across England, Scotland and Wales going directly to those who most need a break. The Landmark Trust

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Nesta are calling for ideas from the UK’s cultural and creative community

5 Oct 2018 - 10:49 by michelle.foster

Nesta have launched Amplified, offering funding and support to develop digital ideas that improve the lives of others. nesta

Nesta are calling all cultural and creative organisations, not-for-profit or commercial, to come up with a digital idea that addresses a social challenge and produces a social benefit. Your idea can be local or global, as long as it has a real world benefit. Think hands-on results at street level, not clever comms campaigns.

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Love for the streets using music art and creativity to tackle homelessness

17 Sep 2018 - 09:50 by michelle.foster

Love for the Streets (LFTS) is hosting a party for a purpose Sunday 23 September at Hidden nightclub for their next event ‘Hidden Behind the Headlines’. Love for the streets

The all day festival will bring together a combination of music, food and fashion stalls, live art and creative workshops. This event will mark the launch of their campaign raising awareness about ‘Hidden Homelessness’.

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New arts funding programme seeks to put communities in the driving seat

30 Aug 2018 - 15:38 by michelle.foster

A joint initiative by the Big Lottery Fund, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (UK Branch) and Local Trust, ‘Creative Civic Change’ will support communities to address specific social issues and make positive changes in their areas. Creative Civic Change

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