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Giant Puppet Puppeteers Needed!

Giant Puppet Puppeteers Needed!

Ever Wanted to be a Giant Bird, Fire Breathing Bat or Illuminated Robot?     Join our address book of puppeteers and bring our giant puppets to life at festivals and events throughout 2019 and beyond! We’re looking for people with puppeteering, performance, or acting experience, but will consider applications from anyone who feels that they could […]

We’re back from the ashes..

We’re back from the ashes..

Global Grooves is once again flying high after a catastrophic mill fire destroyed 15 years worth of work. We lost hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of giant puppets and handprinted costumes when our storage warehouse at Ray Mill in Stalybridge burned to ground in March. But with support from Arts Council England and over [...]
Family Lantern Workshops for Manchester Dashehra Diwali Mela

Family Lantern Workshops for Manchester Dashehra Diwali Mela

Join us at the 13th annual Manchester Dashehra Diwali Mela! Global Grooves’ artist and lantern extraordinaire, Gordon Banks, will be leading family lantern workshops in preparation for the Diwali Mela. You’re invited to join us for FREE Lantern Making workshops at Manchester Central Library and to take part in a magical lantern parade at the Diwali […]

Junior visual arts assistant vacancy

Junior visual arts assistant vacancy

Junior visual arts assistant Join the Global Grooves team and help to create incredible visual arts works and installations that will tour to a series of major UK festivals this summer. We are searching for dedicated and passionate young people aged 16-20 who would like to gain experience in a busy professional visual arts studio [...]
Freelance bookkeeper and financial assistant vacancy

Freelance bookkeeper and financial assistant vacancy

Freelance bookkeeper and financial assistant vacancy Global Grooves is seeking a detail-orientated, thorough, and organised bookkeeper to join our growing team. In this position, you will play a key role in managing the day to day finances of our small but busy arts charity, including creating financial transactions and generating relevant reports. You will also [...]
Help bring us back from the ashes

Help bring us back from the ashes

Learn about our story Global Grooves needs your help! On the 18th March over five years of creative work produced by Global Grooves was burnt to a crisp. We are now reaching out to our global community to ask for support in raising funds to help replace these items. Every penny will help and be [...]
Adventures in The Gambia!

Adventures in The Gambia!

On 28th January 2018, 39 Artists from Manchester arrive in The Gambia for an experience and journey no one could expect.. We’re greeted with anticipation, excitement and The Gambian national press! After a quick interview with Leon, Holly and emerging producer, Freya Bennett-Neilson, the team piles into 3 crowded Gelly Gelly’s for the hour-long journey […]

Creating Carnival Illuminated!

Creating Carnival Illuminated!

We are excited to announce the next series of Creating Carnival opportunities! Following the huge success of our 2017 ‘Desi Carnival’ we are going to do it all again but this time, ILLUMINATED! We have LOTS and LOTS going on leading up to this winter’s carnival season. From drumming and dance masterclasses and performances, to […]