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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 […]

Global Grooves brings CAR-nival to Car Fest!

Global Grooves brings CAR-nival to Car Fest!

WOW, what an amazing time we had at CarFest North 2017!    The Global Grooves team have just returned from a hectic weekend at Car Fest North where we brought a team of artists to create the first ever CAR-nival! Together with a team of volunteers and festival goers we made a giant octopus, […]

The Vale Welcomes The Abney Orchestra

  We’re pleased to announce that The Abney Orchestra are moving into our community space The Vale  for their weekly rehearsals! We’re thrilled to be able to support the Orchestra after their long-standing venue and our neighbours, The Abney Church, has unfortunately had to be closed. The Abney Orchestra will be rehearsing every Friday night at […]

The carnival lives on

The carnival lives on

The first Mossley Light Festival may have transformed the northern town for just one night, but the change in the community will be much more long term. Leon Patel, Global Grooves CEO explains how it empowered local people. last November: five artists’ commissions, a visual art exhibition in train stations and a market ground community [...]
Supporting the Carnival workforce

Supporting the Carnival workforce

As part of our commitment to supporting artists at every stage of their career, Global Grooves has supported Emily Wood, Artistic Director of Cabasa Carnival Arts and two of our Future Leaders graduates, Kate Rothery and Rowan Taylor with return flights to support their international development work. They are traveling to Trinidad & Tobago this [...]