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HOME BFI Film Academy

3 Sep 2015 - 14:38 by michelle.foster

HOME are looking for 15 of the region’s most promising young filmmakers and film fans aged 16-19 to take part in their BFI Film Academy 2015. This intensive 2 month project will cover everything from practical filmmaking to film theory, programming, distribution and certification.

Participants will learn from industry professionals and will be given opportunities to attend special events at HOME throughout the project. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to develop your TV or filmmaking career.

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Be Proud Awards 2015 open for nominations

21 Aug 2015 - 10:54 by michelle.foster

All over Manchester there are individuals, groups and voluntary organisations who are bringing their neighbourhoods together and making a big difference to community life.

Young and old are working together - indoors and outdoors - on local projects, large and small. They're continuing week in week out, providing vital support, giving their time, giving their skills or just their energy. Their projects are taking shape, growing, making real improvements and inspiring others to get involved too.

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Southern Voices World War One project wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

5 Aug 2015 - 15:39 by michelle.foster

Southern Voices (Manchester) has received £60,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project, ‘Out of the Shadows: 1914-18 Perspectives of Colonised People’ based in Manchester.

The project will explore the role and experiences of the colonised peoples of the British West Indies, Nigeria, India, German and British East Africa during the First World War.

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Could Greater Manchester win VisitEngland’s search for the country’s most popular sports destination?

3 Jul 2015 - 10:46 by michelle.foster

The race is on to find England’s greatest sporting destination. VisitEngland, is on a quest to find the country’s top sporting destination, and has asked the public to send in their own nominations.

By submitting an image of their “home of sport” – be it Old Trafford or a hidden gem village green - sports fans across the country will help decide the jewel in England’s sporting crown.

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Spirit of Manchester Awards 2015 – get your nominations in by 3 July

16 Jun 2015 - 16:03 by michelle.foster

The Spirit of Manchester Awards is a series of awards celebrating and highlighting all the excellent work being carried out in Manchester’s voluntary and community sector. As well as providing recognition to the sector in these hard times, we want to raise the profile of the sector amongst the general public and encourage local giving and active citizenship.

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Beautiful Manchester

6 Mar 2015 - 11:09 by michelle.foster

Open Culture Project in partnership with Way Yin invite you to take a part in ‘Beautiful Manchester’ Exhibition. Take a photo of this part of Manchester that you love and email it to:info@welcomecentre.org.uk by 28 March 2015.

Please choose only one photo that you will be sending with the description explaining what good memories it brings you.

Your photo will be on display in the Welcome Center and other locations in Manchester in early April.

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Arts Council England - Research Grants Programme 2015-18

9 Feb 2015 - 11:31 by michelle.foster

Arts Council England is offering grants through its new Research Grants Programme 2015-18 to provide opportunities for collaborative work to develop the evidence base around the impact of arts and culture.

The Research Grants Programme 2015-18 will help build on collective knowledge and deepen understanding of the impact of arts and culture and to promote greater collaboration and co-operation between the arts and cultural sector and research partners.

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Manchester Day 2015 – Participate and perform

16 Jan 2015 - 11:53 by michelle.foster

Manchester Day is on Sunday 14 June 2015, 12noon-6pm in Manchester City Centre. Join in and celebrate leisure, play, and Manchester’s place in a global gaming world.

Do you want to take part in the parade or bring one of the squares to life and celebrate the city of Manchester and what it means to be Mancunian?

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Courses and classes at The Edge

16 Jan 2015 - 11:16 by michelle.foster

Based in a former Sunday school in Chorlton South Manchester, The Edge is a little theatre with big aspirations. Launched in 2011 with award winning actors Julie Hesmondhalgh and Mark Rylance as its Patrons, the 70 seat venue is both a receiving and a producing house, with a particular interest in theatre for children, musical theatre and new writing.

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