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The Vale Live: Lockdown Gigs straight to your living room!

The Vale Live: Lockdown Gigs straight to your living room!

THE VALE LIVE presents a dynamic lineup of acts from across the globe, broadcasting from our virtual venue, live to your living room! Kicking off on 24th April, The Vale Live will bring you wonderful talent every Wednesday and Friday from our favourite artists in isolation. No need to move from the couch (unless you’re […]

Non-executive director vacancies

Non-executive director vacancies

Global Grooves is recruiting A Non-Executive Director aged 18-25 A Non-Executive Director aged 26+ Global Grooves is looking for two non-executive Directors to join our Board. This is an opportunity to get involved in the development of our vibrant artist-led Carnival arts organisation, based in Tameside, Greater Manchester. It is a very exciting time for [...]
Can you help us with the missing patch?

Can you help us with the missing patch?

Can you help us with the missing patch?Unusual things happened at the spot where the mill once stood. I’d seen strangely dressed figures riding snails in formation, and a dragon blackening the abandoned doors with its fiery breath. When I’d seen the Tyrannosaurus Rex chained to a stake I thought I was seeing things, but [...]
Success! Joining the Greater Manchester Culture Portfolio

Success! Joining the Greater Manchester Culture Portfolio

We’ve had very exciting news at Global Grooves this week: we’ve been invited to join Greater Manchester’s Culture Portfolio for 2020-2022, alongside 34 other cultural and arts organisations across the city region. Arts and cultural organisations successful in their bid to join the GMCA Culture Portfolio are awarded a share of £8.6 million in funding […]

Terry and Donna

Terry and Donna

Donna and Terry are colourful, bright and with generally friendly demeanours. They are seriously impressive dinosaurs! Flying about 2 meters above the heads of the astonished audience, their bodies are 2m long and each wing is over 2 m wide giving an overall wingspan of 4.5 meters - a little under 15 feet. Donna and [...]
Arctic Fox

Arctic Fox

Try to keep up with the lightening fast and cheeky Arctic Fox. Legend has it that he once ran so fast through the snow, his tail caused sparks to fly into the night sky, creating the Aurora Borealis (or Northern Lights). He's very friendly with loads of energy, but be quick, before he runs off [...]
Padmini and Sivaji

Padmini and Sivaji

Our Indian movie star royalty are built to dance – and your guests will be joining them once they see these jaw-dropping puppets! Decked out in their finery, Padmini and Sivaji also glow after dark. Named after the famous movie stars, Padmini and Sivaji can venture out in isolation or as a duo and, despite [...]
The Glowing Gastropods

The Glowing Gastropods

Who said snails are sluggish? Enjoy our dim-yet-daring snail riders, Penny Slugworth, Sleepy Pete, Rosemary Ripple and Gastroflash, as they race their Giant African land snails around your event. Hint – it’s a race of endurance! Each snail comes equipped with a rider, ready to take on the challenge and amuse your guests with their [...]
Out of work and looking to develop your skills?

Out of work and looking to develop your skills?

Then look no further! We’re delighted to announce we’re launching a brand new course, Click Together, our Creative Careers Camp. If you’re 18+, a Greater Manchester resident with the right to work in the UK but currently unemployed, you can join us every Tuesday morning (term time only) in Ashton-under-Lyne for creative taster sessions that […]