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Proper Job COVID-19 support – join an online session

24 Mar 2020 - 14:25 by michelle.foster

Proper Job online sessionsDuring this unusual time Proper Job would like to keep their sessions running via an online forum. The sessions will be chance for you to check in with the group, share support and ideas and look after your wellbeing. You can use your phone, tablet or computer to take part.

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Newton Heath Poetry Competition

13 Feb 2020 - 15:21 by michelle.foster

Why do you love Newton Heath? Enter this competition and you could win a £50 voucher.

The competition is looking for local people to produce a poem about why you love Newton Heath and what it means to you. The winning poem will be displayed around the area and will be used for a Newton Heath promotional video. The winner will receive a £50 voucher of their choice.

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Get funding for a community event

16 Jan 2020 - 12:02 by michelle.foster

Manchester City CouncilCommunity Events Funding is available from Manchester City Council to fully constituted community groups as development funding to help community based, not-for-profit celebrations and events grow and move towards becoming self sustaining. The grant is available for activities taking place between 1 April 2020 and 31 March 2021.

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Horizons Festival 2020 – Call Out for Expressions of Interest

20 Dec 2019 - 10:56 by michelle.foster

This opportunity is aimed at Northern-based artists and companies from refugee backgrounds.

Horizons Festival celebrates international arts and global culture and runs alongside Refugee Week. The festival features a week long programme of theatre, film, art, performance, workshops and debate showcasing the artistic talent of refugees and migrants.

The festival takes place at HOME, Manchester and is co-produced with Community Arts North West (CAN). The third Horizons Festival will take place between 13 and 20 June 2020.

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Staff from Depaul UK, Greater Manchester region, worked with Manchester Art Gallery’s mental health and well-being team to co-curate an art exhibition

5 Dec 2019 - 14:49 by michelle.foster

DepaulThe And Breathe exhibition explores how people can interact with art to nurture their mental and emotional wellbeing.

It also considers the theme of care, particularly how we care for ourselves and our communities.

To understand the role a gallery can play in supporting those who care for others, Manchester Art Gallery asked the Depaul UK team to take part in a series of mindfulness sessions at the gallery.

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Future Fires

29 Nov 2019 - 10:49 by michelle.foster

ContactFuture Fires is a programme which supports young artists to develop a socially-engaged art project in their own communities. During the twelve-month programme, Future Fires will receive high-level training and mentoring to develop their creative practice, leadership and project management skills. Once the training is completed, Future Fires will receive up to £1,000 of funding to make it happen.

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Free Holidays in Historic Buildings for Charities and Non-Profits

6 Nov 2019 - 12:33 by michelle.foster

The Landmark TrustThe Landmark Trust ‘50 for Free’ scheme is back! It offers 50 self-catering breaks in historic buildings to the nominees of charities and non-profit organisations. 50 short breaks in landmarks across England, Scotland and Wales going directly to those who most need a break.

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Castlefield Gallery announces bOlder, a talent development programme for contemporary visual artists aged 50+

25 Oct 2019 - 11:51 by michelle.foster

bOlderAre you a contemporary visual artist over 50 years of age living in Greater Manchester?
Do you have a track record of recent professional activity as a visual artist?
Do you want an injection of critical and professional support to move your practice on to the next level?

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