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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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16th Annual Rylands Poetry Reading with Marilyn Hacker

22 November, 2018 - 17:00 to 19:30

In Manchester's first year as a UNESCO City of Literature The John Rylands Library  are delighted to announce that Marilyn Hacker will be delivering the annual Rylands Poetry Reading. The event ties in closely with their outstanding modern and contemporary literary archives at the John Rylands Library and is presented in partnership with the Centre for New Writing at the University of Manchester.

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Cariocca Enterprises and The Louise Da-Cocodia Education Trust Cultural Market and Family Fun Day

9 December, 2018 - 12:00 to 18:00

There will be wonderful cultural gifts and accessories from around the world, activities for children, tasty treats and refreshments and a popular raffle.

For further information and to book a stall, contact Angela Ankeli on 0742 850 8231, or email: ldedutrust@gmail.com

Chorlton Book Festival

16 November, 2018 (All day) to 24 November, 2018 (All day)

It's back! South Manchester's busiest book festival returns to M21 in November. Visit the new website to discover the packed programme of events and get ready to make space in your diary.

The Chorlton Book Festival has been coordinated by the Chorlton Book Festival Group since 2013. The group consists of representatives of Manchester Libraries, Galleries and Culture, local Councillors, businesses, schools, community groups and residents.

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Saturday Spectacular: World War One Remembered

17 November, 2018 - 12:00 to 16:00

An afternoon for all with a talk on Manchester Hill, a chance to handle original World War One archives with Manchester and Lancashire Family History Society, find out about the family history DNA project and arts and crafts for families.

For further information, visit: www.librarylive.co.uk/event/saturday-spectacular-world-war-one-remembered/

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Creative Producer – Children and Young People at Community Arts North West

Community Arts North West (CAN) is seeking a new Creative Producer to head up their work with children and young people.

The role of Creative Producer – Children and Young People is a new position at CAN and a key post reflecting the significant focus that we put on our growing portfolio of work with children and young people.

35 hours per week
£25,000 per annum
Manchester City Centre and various other venues in Greater Manchester

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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MACFEST – Muslim Arts and Culture Festival

17 November, 2018 (All day) to 25 November, 2018 (All day)

MACFEST is the first Muslim Arts and Culture Festival in the UK. MACFEST’s mission is to celebrate arts, culture and diversity and to connect communities throughout Greater Manchester and beyond. MACFEST

MACFEST will offer an enticing feast of over 50 events in 9 days across Greater Manchester, celebrating the rich heritage of the Muslim diaspora communities.