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Factory Futures Manager at Manchester International Festival

Manchester International Festival (MIF) is recruiting for a number of roles to strengthen vital expertise in specific areas. This is to enable the company to successfully deliver a growing year-round programme of activity, as well as the Festival, which next takes place in July 2021. MIF are also planning for The Factory, the nationally important cultural space, which will be our permanent home.

35 hours per week
£36,000 - £39,000 per annum
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Memory cushions – create a lasting memory

17 Aug 2020 - 15:05 by michelle.foster

Have you recently been bereaved? And live in Manchester?

This arts-health project is designed to offer residents of Manchester who have been bereaved an individualised framework of creative support through the making of ‘Memory Cushions’.

Working in small groups online via Zoom, Arts Health practitioner Ruth Flanagan will guide participants to each make their own ‘Memory Cushion’ using textiles, found objects, photos and the printing of words. Each participant will be encouraged to find their own source materials.

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CAN Do Creatives

13 Aug 2020 - 14:10 by michelle.foster

canCAN Do Creatives is offering free training sessions run by Community Arts North West (CAN) for Artists, Producers, Creatives and Community Practitioners in Greater Manchester who want to learn new skills and find work in the creative industries. The training will be run online, and potentially in small groups if social distancing measures allow.

The sessions will cover some of the basics you need to support your creative career including:

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 – No Going Back

12 Aug 2020 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

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Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation?

Would you like to share a story of your new everyday activity, as part of the 2020 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 21-25 September.

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Arts Council – Culture Recovery Fund: Grants

29 Jul 2020 - 15:54 by michelle.foster

arts council englandThe Culture Recovery Fund: Grants programme will focus on supporting cultural organisations affected by the Covid-19 crisis that are at risk of no longer trading viably by the end of this financial year and that are considered to be of international or national cultural significance, or that contribute to Government’s levelling-up agenda.

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Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants – reopened for applications

23 Jul 2020 - 14:36 by michelle.foster

arts councilNational Lottery Project Grants is the Arts Council’s open access programme for arts, museums and libraries projects. The fund supports thousands of individual artists, community and cultural organisations.

The Arts Council have prioritised reopening this programme to help fund independent organisations, creative practitioners and freelancers as quickly as possible.

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