Come and join us this Friday 24th May 2013 for an evening of live music performances from Seed Studio Artists, blueSCI, in collaboration with Royal Northern College of Music. Some of our “See it! Say it! Do it!” participants from Partington and Old Trafford will also be performing. It will be a great evening of music so hope to see you there.
See it! Say it! Do it! Nurturing Creativity. An arts engagement project. Run by Manchester, Trafford & Stockport local authorities. Managed by Lets Go Global, supported by AGMA & Arts Council.
Lets Go Global showcased the work of young people who took part in the Go With The Flow project at a celebratory event at Worsely Library. Friends, family, artists, and staff who supported the project joined the young people who talked about their work, and showed a video that they had produced with the Barton Ladies group about their experiences of the Bridgewater Canal. Read more…
Lets Go Global have been invited by Newcastle University to talk about our work with communities at the Postcolonial Studies & the Public Sphere Colloquium on May 17th 2013. Read more…
This week Lets Go Global set up a media stall at Old Trafford Cricket club to support the LCCC Foundation with their schools Open Day. Over 3,000 young people attended the event from all over the North West. They had the opportunity to watch cricket and take part in a host of exciting activities. Read more…
Adventurous times ahead for Sale West & Ashton residents! They are invited to take part in The Big Rug Art Project.
This is mixed media creative initiative led by Jo Egerton, a local resident and founder of Birds of Paradise Arts, and will celebrate the uniqueness of individuals.
Participants will use paper; a familiar and accessible material, to weave an A4 sized section of the Big Rug. Using inspiration from their own lives, the rug will capture people’s interests, aspirations, hobbies, friends, family and everything that makes them who they are. Read more…
Our friends in Salford from Morphic (previously CRIS), are presenting a new musical drama & launch night at the Royal Northern College of Music this weekend. Tickets are on sale now but going fast, so please come down and show your support for local young talent, doing their first professional performance.
Book tickets here.
Pack Up Your Troubles is a nostalgic return to WW2, where ordinary families have to make heartbreaking decisions that could mean the difference between life and death. It should be a heartfelt performance, hope you can join us.
Lets Go Global are working in partnership with Salford Community Leisure on a social media project with young people from Eccles Youth Centre. The project ‘Go with the flow’ is an experimental pilot programme looking at how the many social media platforms can be used to engage with young people, and the wider community. The project is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
The young people involved are working with artist Maya Chowdhry to explore the history of the Bridgewater Canal. The group have set up various social media sites to tell their stories about how the canal came about, and what is on offer for young people today. Read more…
Brinnington is bursting with creative energy this Easter! as it takes part in Lets Go Global’s See it! Say it! Do it! Project.
March 25th – 30th sees the first ever Brinnington Arts Festival, bringing together artists, groups and residents in a celebration of all that is great about their community. The Festival builds on the huge success of so many fantastic lantern parades as well as smaller projects, such as the Brinnington Open Art Exhibition last year.
Events will take place in many venues including First House, Brinnington Community Centre, the ‘Tin Hut’ Crescent Road Centre and Brinnington Park.
Lucy Eyles from the Brushstrokes Art Group which is for stroke survivors and meets at the Crescent Road Centre, says “We hope the festival will raise awareness of the arts and give people insight into what’s happening locally - create a more positive image of the area. ” Read more…
Castlefield Gallery is excited to be working with Quays Culture to programme a series of six presentations that will inspire creative practitioners based in Greater Manchester and beyond. Join 2013 Northern Art Prize shortlisted artist Rosalind Nashashibi and Lets Go Global’s Karen Shannon to hear about their careers and the different avenues open to anyone wanting to develop a career in moving image.
Find out more & book on here: http://bit.ly/X9y1Nv.
Let Go Global have just published the All About Us report. It celebrates digital art work from different communities from across Greater Manchester. All About Us was a partnership project delivering creative technology activities, connecting people digitally & socially.
It inspired news ways of thinking and learning, changing lives for the better, leaving a legacy of digital skills, progression, opportunity, and stronger communities.
It also piloted a new evaluation Tool Kit that measured the impact of the work. To find out more take a look here.
The project was funded through the AGMA & Arts Council Greater Manchester Strategic Arts Fund.
Thank you to all the wonderful people that took part in the project.