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As the new year begins, Manchester Jewish Museum will be celebrating new starts and new life on the Sunday before Tu B’Shevat. The 15th of the Hebrew month of Shevat (this year falling on Monday 17 January) is celebrated as Tu B’Shevat – the ‘new year of trees’. It celebrates new life and marks the […]

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Would you like to be part of a theatre project that shares and celebrates the lives of older African and African Caribbean people? The Dream Project is an exciting new project for older people of African and African Caribbean heritage who live in Manchester. Each session will be led by theatre-maker Cheryl Martin. Participants will […]

Join Ros from Odd Arts for creative and friendly after-school workshops at Newton Heath Library. Suitable for children aged 8 and over, young people will have the chance to learn new skills in acting and drama. With games, challenges and activities, make new friends and have fun at these free after-school workshops. Booking is essential […]

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Young Collective at the Royal Exchange Theatre offers young people (aged from 14-21) open access to workshops. When you become a member of the Young Collective, you can book onto free or discounted workshops at the theatre. The Royal Exchange will relaunching the Young Collective Membership with a weekend of workshops on 27 & 28 […]

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Accessible Music Productions (AMP) is HOME’s project for music lovers, makers and shakers aged 18-25 with additional needs. This music project offers a series of free workshops for all abilities. Throughout December and January, the sessions will be a mix of online and at HOME. Music-lovers will have the chance to work with Caro C […]

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Artist and author Carol Isaacs will host a cooking workshop inspired by her graphic novel and film The Wolf of Baghdad. You will be invited to cook, prepare and eat a range of different dishes mentioned in Carol Isaacs’ novel The Wolf of Baghdad. Bake slow-cooked brown egg pittas and date cookies. Meet new people […]

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Want to know more about Manchester’s history? Come and learn about the 1981 Moss Side Uprisings. Book on for this free workshop delivered by Manchester’s own Black History Educator, Linford Sweeney – who was there when it happened. The workshop is followed by a creative writing workshop delivered by poet in residence, Shirley May. ‘And […]

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How do we create a better world? That’s the question at the heart of the Ripples of Hope Festival – a new Festival based at HOME, celebrating the power of people to make human rights a reality. With conversations, workshops and performances, the festival runs for five days this September. Speakers at the festival include: […]

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For the last time this year – join singer-songwriter Matt Hill, for My First Protest Song Online. A super online family event full of toe-tapping tunes. Throughout history, people have used songs to help express how they feel. Round up the family to make some noise and belt out those songs. This is a family-friendly […]

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Mothers Who Make is a friendly support group and networking session for mothers who are artists. The group welcomes mothers who are working in any creative discipline, and at any stage in their career. The sessions offer a wonderful opportunity to share experiences, meet new friends and start work on new projects together. Children are […]