This summer, The Proud Trust is encouraging young writing stars of the future to put pen to paper and enter its new ‘Transcriptions’ writing competition for trans/non-binary 11-19 year olds, with the chance to get their work published and win a share of a £400 cash prize.
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Since opening in 2015, HOME have welcomed over 2.9 million visits to their two theatres, five cinemas, art galleries, book shop and restaurants. HOME are now entering the next, exciting stage of their development, focused on embracing the stories and artists that come from and speak to all the corners of the city.
Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation? Would you like to share a story of your activity to tackle the climate emergency, as part of the 2019 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?
We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 23-27 September.
Manchester artist, Meha Hindocha, is currently completing an artist's residency at the Old Bank Residency which will take the form of a large scale mural produced for NOMA, celebrating Manchester's hidden stories. Like Manchester, this mural will be constantly moving, shifting, and changing as hoardings are applied around the exciting development of the NOMA neighbourhood. It is hoped that the mural will offer a fresh perspective of the history and development of our city.
The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of The Queen's coronation. It is the MBE for volunteer groups.
Monday 22 July 2019 marks 100 years (to the day) of the formation of Manchester and Salford Council of Social Service. Macc, Salford CVS and Gaddum have worked together to mark the occasion with a celebratory event at the People’s History Museum. We felt it is important to mark 100 years of social action across the twin cities of Salford and Manchester.
Oldham Coliseum Theatre are recruiting new trustees to join them at this exciting time.
The role of trustee is a voluntary position and requires dedication to the theatre’s development, ensuring that the Company fulfils its charitable purpose for the public benefit. All trustees are ambassadors for Oldham Coliseum Theatre’s work and community.
In 2020 People’s History Museum (PHM) will launch a year long programme of new exhibitions, events, learning activities and creative collaborations that will explore the theme of migration.
Festival50 is part of Chetham’s School of Music’s celebration of fifty years of creative education, accessibility and diversity. In 1969, students – including the first female and international students in a 300 year school history – joined Chetham’s by audition. That small musical revolution formed a new co-educational specialist music school with far-reaching results. In 2019, we celebrate that moment of positive change with our wider community in Festival50.
Manchester City Council have opened their Manchester Culture Awards 2019 for nominations, they want to hear about last year's events, people, projects and shows. Large or small, international or local, this is your chance to nominate the people, organisations and groups that you think made a creative buzz in Manchester between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2019.