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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 [...]
Global Grooves 2012 Summer of Success!

Global Grooves 2012 Summer of Success!

This summer, Junk Jam enjoyed two premier outings at the Manchester Day Parade in June and at the Manchester Jazz Festival in July. With over 100 performers, this outrageous and inspirational spectacle took to the Manchester streets to show off the hard work of Global Grooves’ volunteer and artist team. There is already the potential […]

Junk Jam Awarded Arts Council Funding

Junk Jam Awarded Arts Council Funding

Arts Council England has awarded Global Grooves over £35,000 for the development of our ‘Junk Jam’ programme. Arts Council England have regularly supported our work and their contribution to this programme is invaluable to the development of Carnival Arts in the Northwest of England. We are busy putting together the Junk Jam programme and are […]

Mambo Amp Become Official Sponsor of Junk Jam

Mambo Amp Become Official Sponsor of Junk Jam

We are proud to announce that Mambo Amp will be the official sponsor of the Junk Jam project and supply Junk Jam with 4 new portable amplifiers – the very best currently available on the Market. Global Grooves has been working in partnership with Jon Mambo of ‘Mambo Amp’ for many years on various projects […]

Cabasa Carnival Arts Offical Lead Partner Of Junk Jam

Cabasa Carnival Arts Offical Lead Partner Of Junk Jam

Global Grooves is delighted to announce that Cabasa Carnival Arts will become the lead creative partner of the Junk Jam project! Global Grooves and CCA will work closely together on the design and carnival development area of the project. Artistic Director Emily wood said “We are really excited about this programme and looking forward to […]

Junk Jam Receives Big Lottery Support

Junk Jam Receives Big Lottery Support

Manchester voluntary group Cabasa Carnival Arts has been awarded £9,975 today to organise a carnival using ‘Junk’ and recycled materials to make instruments, costumes, and props for a community celebration. Cabasa Carnival Arts is one of 43 groups in the North West sharing grants totalling £358,093 from the Big Lottery Fund’s small grants Awards For […]