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Next year, Manchester Museum will open its very own South Asia Gallery. This will be a new section in the museum where we can explore the stories, experiences and contributions of South Asian communities in the UK. At this event, you can meet some of the team who are working on the South Asia Gallery. This […]

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This is a two-hour writing workshop with tutor Anita Sethi, the award-winning author of I Belong Here: a Journey Along the Backbone of Britain. During the session, you’ll explore lots of different themes like place and nature and travelling. Best of all, the workshop is filled with practical writing tools and tips. You’ll enjoy writing […]

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Join the talented young people of OSCH (Our Shared Cultural Heritage) for a poetry workshop, hosted by Maya Chowdhury. The workshop will explore taboos and often unspoken topics within South Asian culture and community. The workshop will be a safe space to discuss ideas around mental health, sex, periods and more.

This event is a celebration of Bengali folk music, which has been important to Bengali communities in South Asia, and also here in the UK. This one-hour event includes a selection of music and dance performances by Manchester-based performing arts group Krishno-Chura. There will also be a screening of a short film called Our Songs, […]

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For 2022 Manchester Museum is celebrating South Asian Heritage Month with an unmissable two-day festival featuring film, music, workshops and more. ​Until the Museum opens again next year, you can enjoy this year’s South Asian Heritage Month festival at the Whitworth. The two-day family event will take place on 22 & 23 July at the […]

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Manchester Jewish Museum will relaunch their ‘Creative Activists’ programme this summer. The programme will start with a challah bread baking workshop and a welcoming discussion. The project is a great way to find out more about art, music, textiles, history and the Museum. Register to take part in the workshop to find out more about […]

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Young people can enjoy taking part in free weekly Thai Boxing sessions at Whiz Youth Project. The sessions have a great reputation and are hosted by Malik Sharah. Learn something new, improve your fitness and meet other young people. Sessions take place every Tuesday evening.

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Head to the Whiz Youth Project in Whalley Range to learn essential cooking skills. Young people, aged 11-19, can have a go at creating healthy food that tastes good too. Sessions take place every Wednesday evening. Learn to cook tasty food with confidence. Bon Appétit!    

‘Jump into July’ is an exciting opportunity for young people aged 16-18 years who are not in education, employment or training. The project is a four-week programme that focuses on building confidence, making friends and finding brilliant opportunities. The programme also includes free lunches, trips and activities too. For more information and to book your […]

Come and help remove the invasive Himalayan Balsam in Heaton Park this July. This is a community activity – help your local area and have lots of fun as you clear the Himalayan Balsam from Heaton Park. The Parks regular ‘litter pickers’ will be taking a break from the litter collection on the 6 July […]