Textile Workshop Leader Required

enJOY arts are seeking an experienced Textile Workshop Leader for ‘Make Do & Mend’ – a creative heritage project for young women aged 14 to 21, based in Manchester. The project will run from late October 2012 to March 2013, culminating in a celebration event for International Women’s Day. The project will be delivered in partnership with People’s History Museum and is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund Young Roots Programme.

Please see the Textile Workshop Leader Recruitment Information for details on how to apply. The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 5th October. Interviews will take place in Manchester on Thursday 11th October.

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‘Make Do & Mend’ – Heritage Lottery Funding Success!

HLFHI_2747enJOY arts are delighted to announce that we have been awarded funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund Young Roots Programme for ‘Make Do & Mend’ – a young women’s creative heritage project, in partnership with the People’s History Museum!

We’ll be working with young women aged 14-21 from across Greater Manchester to explore the ways in which women have coped in times of austerity, using drama, craft and textile work. The project will culminate in a celebration event for International Women’s Day in March 2013, featuring an historical fashion show.

For more information or to find out how you can get involved, please contact us at info@enjoy-arts.org.uk

Watch this space for more details…

Manchester Summer Arts College

enJOY arts spent the last three weeks of August running a Summer Arts College for Manchester Youth Offending Service in conjunction with TIPP.

A group of 10 young people took part in drama, music and visual art workshops and each gained a Bronze Level Arts Award for their efforts. It was great to see the group so inspired and motivated by the opportunity to explore their own creativity – several of them are keen to pursue their Silver Award next!

A big well done to all those involved and particular thanks to the team at Manchester YOS, TIPP and the staff at the Inspire Centre in Levenshulme, where the project took place.