A groundbreaking new website documenting migration in and out of the North West of England is to be officially launched online on 5 December.
Join the #MigrationStories NW project teams for the online launch of the Migration Stories interactive digital map, documenting stories of individuals who have migrated in and out of our region from the Roman period to the 20th century. Hear from those involved in the project about what they discovered during their research and be among the first to get a glimpse of the map on the project website.
Monday 5th December 6.30-8pm.
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Kooj Chuhan & Crossing Footprints: culture arts and climate justice work in Manchester 2022
A quick snapshot of work by Kooj Chuhan and Crossing Footprints showing brief excerpts of five creative projects dealing with climate justice. These were highlighted in Kooj’s nomination by Community Arts North West for the #ManchesterCultureAwards 2022 (sustainability category). Featuring collaborations with Manchester Art Gallery , Amani Creatives , Emmanuela Yogolelo, Manchester Histories and Ayna Arts.
Now Kooj is a finalist for the Manchester Culture Awards.
Results are to be announced at the awards ceremony 24th Nov 2022.
Oldham Libraries and Crossing Footprints present an event which celebrates the final victory day for Bangladesh Independence along with a Climate Connections Women’s Group cultural presentation.
Bangladesh Independence Victory Day Celebration
বাংলাদেশের ৫১তম বিজয় দিবস উদযাপন
featuring a programme by Ayna Arts and Climate Connections Women’s Group
জলবায়ু সংযোগ মহিলা গ্রুপ
at Northmoor Library, Wednesday 7th December 2022 4.30-6.30pm
With music and songs by Nuruzzaman Ahmed, Mitra Kabir and Luthfur Rahman
Discussion, poetry and drama by Ayna Arts
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Climate Connections Women’s Group at Northmoor Library
Every Monday 10am-12noon from 7th November 2022
Education, Arts and Action against Climate Change
with Jesmin Chowdhury from Ayna Arts
Meet other women Learn about climate change Use your skills Improve your English Make something creative and artistic
Some things we hope to support:
improve buses and transport reduce air pollution have less litter on our streets help for Bangladesh influence local officials
FREE – refreshments will be provided Northmoor Library, Chadderton Way, Oldham OL9 6DH Climate Connections Women’s Group at Northmoor Library is organised by Crossing Footprints in partnership with Hope For The Future, Ayna Arts and Oldham Libraries