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Power Through Diversity

Power Through Diversity

12th December 2016

This free one-day event for arts leaders, Chairs and decision makers aims to provoke debate, inspire change and celebrate good practice around diversity of governance, leadership and thinking.

Planning is secured for the transformation of Contact

Planning is secured for the transformation of Contact

7th January 2016

Planning permission has been secured for the transformation of Contact. The design, by architectural practice Sheppard Robson, includes the significant remodelling of the existing accommodation as well as creating 300m² of additional space.

A Call To Action

A Call To Action

14th July 2014

If you are among those who value Contact and the other arts and cultural organisations you access, we encourage you to tell your local councillors and MPs.

Contact’s Project  Manager Tells the Prime Minister what he thinks.

Contact’s Project Manager Tells the Prime Minister what he thinks.

28th June 2013

Beth Powell and Tunde Adekoya tell the Prime Minister about their idea to improve access to the arts for Manchester’s disengaged communities. Through brilliant national organisation UpRising, the pair were invited to visit to Number 10 Downing Street on Wednesday 26 June to share their social action experiences with Prime Minister David Cameron.

Contact Seeks Participants For New LGBTQ Circus Project

Contact Seeks Participants For New LGBTQ Circus Project

28th June 2013

Contact is looking for young people who identify themselves as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Questioning (LGBTQ) to take part in an exciting new national project called Puffball. Puffball is a year-long project that will draw on the experiences of LGBT or Questioning young people to create a spectacular show that combines theatre and circus. Led by artist Mark Storor, Puffball will use the structure of family to celebrate and …

Noise Generation #11

Noise Generation #11

5th November 2012

Contact’s in-house radio show feat. Forced Entertainment, Dawn Crandell, Abandoman and Afrovibes Festival. Plus more…

Festive Opening Hours

Festive Opening Hours

19th December 2011

We are now closed for the holidays – both the building and Contact Lounge will re-open to the public on Mon 9 January 2012.

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