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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 [...]

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 […]

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 [...]
It’s been a jam-packed 2016 for Global Grooves

It’s been a jam-packed 2016 for Global Grooves

“You have inspired me to move forward as an artist and do what I want to do.” -  Josh, 17yrs, Future Leaders 2016 It’s been a jam-packed year for Global Grooves, and we’re proud to share with you the fantastic things we’ve achieved. We completed the second round of Future Leaders Arts Apprenticeships with a [...]
Global Grooves November 2014 Update

Global Grooves November 2014 Update

What a fantastic year we have had so far! We have some very exciting things coming up to finish off the year as well as some updates about our 2015 work. We would like to say a big thank you to all of our participants, funders, volunteers, staff and everyone that has made 2014 a […]

Introducing No Eyed Theatre

Introducing No Eyed Theatre

We are delighted to announce that No Eyed Theatre will be a Lead Artistic Partner on our Junk Jam project. We will team up with Ryan and Chris to develop some amazing masks that will feature heavily in parade. Made from entirely recycled materials these masks are set to make a huge impact in the […]

The Hug Project Announced Official Materials Supplier

The Hug Project Announced Official Materials Supplier

The Hug Project will help identify, source and deliver recyclable waste materials for Junk Jam. The Hug Project is a Community Interest Company with environmental and social aims and providing reclaim waste materials and recycled products to the Greater Manchester community. The Hug Project currently has a scrapstore supplying reclaimed building materials, household items, fixtures […]

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 […]

BACC Sponsorship 2012

BACC Sponsorship 2012

Global Grooves is delighted to announce further support and partnership working with British Airways communities and conservation. British Airways have allocated Global Grooves a further 6 flight tickets to BA destinations to help with the development and research of Global Grooves master-classes and programmes. Flights will be used for artist development in Brazil, Cuba, and […]