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Creative City – Where is the community in local arts?

“If we invest in the arts, we are investing in something that can heal us.”

Words by Dave Mann

Photos courtesy of Leila Dee Dougan…

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'Siteworks' - a lesson in community engagement through art

What a gift Bundanon Trust is. Literally.

I recently visited Bundanon to talk to John Bayliss about this year’s annual major event: Siteworks, on September 26th. 679 more words

Community Engagement

waxing lyrical

On Tuesday this week I delivered a training session for Creative Hands Foundation, who are embarking upon their first oral history project. Over the course of 12 months the project will document the relationship between textile manufacturing and consumption both here in Manchester and in Ghana, Africa. 29 more words

Community Arts

Ariyana Ahmad | Raheny Library

We’re delighted that Ariyana Ahmad will be showing in our community arts window at Raheny Library.

Ariyana is a resident to Raheny and 2nd year student of Coláiste Dhúlaigh’s Digital Design program. 49 more words

Window To Eden

Networking: Artworks Alliance for participatory artists

A new umbrella organisation has been established to support individual participatory artists.

The Artworks Alliance has been developed from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation funded Artworks scheme to support the development of those working in community arts, socially-engaged arts, voluntary arts, and arts in education and learning. 93 more words

Networking / Training

New Working Groups for a Time of Transition

To mark St. Luke’s transition out of this building into a new space, we are establishing three short term working groups to help celebrate and honor this important time in our journey together. 208 more words


Book launch and exhibition : Vice & Virtue, the history of Old Market

We may not have taken on any new group projects lately, but our members have been as busy as ever.

Since last year Louise Gethin… 130 more words

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