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Manchester Literature Festival

6 October, 2018 (All day) to 21 October, 2018 (All day)

A celebration of the best new writing and spoken word from around the world.

In the first year as a UNESCO City of Literature, Manchester Literature Festival is delighted to welcome inspirational authors from across the globe to share their stories, passions and ideas; and in the birthplace of the suffragette movement, it’s only fitting to honour ground breaking and pioneering women in this centenary year of women’s suffrage in the UK.

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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The launch of Black History Month in Greater Manchester 2018

29 September, 2018 - 19:00 to 22:00

An evening of entertainment representing Greater Manchester’s diverse Black communities and history, hosted by the Very Reverend Dean Rogers and Dr SuAndi OBE

Artists include:
Internationally acclaimed dub poet Linton Kwesi Johnson
Actor and performance artist Vinny Davies
R&B soloist DaBridge
Multi-disciplinary vocalist Ruby-Ann Patterson
Violinists The Key of F
Bhangracise
Invictus Games athlete Lammin Manneh

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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Macc is a recruiting a new Chair of Trustees

30 Aug 2018 - 14:32 by michelle.foster

Macc is a charity and put simply, our purpose is the city of Manchester. We work to inspire, enable and support the people of Manchester to get involved and build the communities where we live, work and grow. We are the support and development organisation for local charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises. Macc

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Macc is recruiting new Trustees

30 Aug 2018 - 14:31 by michelle.foster

Macc is a charity and put simply, our purpose is the city of Manchester. We work to inspire, enable and support the people of Manchester to get involved and build the communities where we live, work and grow. We are the support and development organisation for local charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises. Macc

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Miners Community Arts and Music Centre volunteer open evening

17 Aug 2018 - 10:09 by michelle.foster

An ex-miners washhouse turned community arts and music venue in Moston is looking for people to get involved in all aspects of the organisation. From creative folks who can dream up and run projects, friendly faces to serve brews to the lovely folk who visit, to trustees to help set the strategic direction - the Miners Community arts and Music wants you involved.

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Festival of Manchester

17 Aug 2018 - 10:06 by michelle.foster

The different communities that make Manchester buzz are being celebrated in a spectacular free family fiesta, which will be a fitting finale to the summer holidays. Festival of Manchester

The inaugural Festival of Manchester, a brand-new annual event on the city's calendar, takes place at Platt Fields Park in Manchester on Saturday 1 September.

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