Creative Activism with Full Circle Arts

We are looking for disabled people to represent their own views on the austerity measures which affect our lives

100% Funding Cut

You may not be aware that we’ve had our Arts Council England funding cut 100%

Gorse Hill Studios – Profane Illumination engagement project

In November 2014 we supported artist Hardeep Pandhal in making a new work titled ‘Profane Illumination’.

A Collection of Stories

We hope to build up a collection of stories from our participants, collaborators and colleagues past and present to form a legacy on this website.

DigiCommissions Community Engagement In Response to Plain Our Bed The Stars Our Blanket

In February we began our DigiCommissions Engagement Project responding to Dave Griffiths’ artwork The Plain Our Bed The Stars Our Blanket.

Jobs & Opportunities

Communications and Social Media Person – Full Circle Arts

Paid work shadowing experience from Now until October - Full Circle Arts

Website – Invite to Tender, 20 Stories High

20 Stories High are seeking to appoint an individual or company to work with us on the development of a new website

Freelance Marketing and Communications Consultant, 20 Stories High

20 Stories High are looking for a Freelance Marketing and Communications Consultant.

Festival Producer, Abandon Normal Devices

Join the Abandon Normal Devices creative team! We're looking for an experienced producer

Part-time Regional Co-ordinator, Manchester, Streetwise Opera

Award-winning charity Streetwise Opera is seeking an experienced part-time Regional Co-ordinator in Manchester.

Liberty Festival

FREE Liberty Festival, which returns to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Sunday 26 July.

Summer Soundtrackers

Free accessible music project for learning disabled young people in Manchester


MADE is Venture Arts’ latest full studio show

Explorations in Art

Celebrating the creative talents of young people

Guardian Live presents Interdependence

A unique two-day event of discussion, debate and inspiring thinking featuring nearly 40 speakers and with some of the world’s leading artists, performers, writers, scientists and technologists.

Outside In: Surgery Day

Would you like to create an online gallery with Outside In, or know someone who would, but who does not have the skills or facilities to do so themselves?

Accessing the easier EU funding opportunities for arts, culture & heritage

A one day festival flavoured seminar, aimed to help unlock the easier European funding opportunities

Manchester Jazz Festival

Jazzing up Manchester's summer since 1996, the Manchester Jazz Festival is back for its 20th year

IMPACT: Generate and Demonstrate

Cartwheel Arts are organising a conference exploring arts and impact

Future Makers 2015

Here at Manchester Craft & Design Centre, we’re always looking out for the future stars of craft and design.

Defend Disabled People’s Right to Independent Living

On 30 June the government will close the Independent Living Fund (ILF)


UNBOUND is an interactive digital project

The heart is deceitful above all things

“The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?” Jeremiah 17:9

One Year On at Sale Waterside

In 2014 our Open exhibition prize-winners were painters Tilly Dagnall, Ewa Konior and Julia Milns, jeweller Stacey Hill & mixed media artist Steve Talbot.