About

The Community Learning Festival is an exciting and free event happening at Manchester Metropolitan University’s Brooks building on Tuesday, 25 July – Thursday, 27 July 2017, 12 – 6pm.

The festival is a celebration of the diversity of learning happening in the local area. It’s a chance for community learning providers and University projects to come together and enjoy the facilities at the Brooks building for a series of lively and interesting events.

 

 

Save the Date and come back to this website for more details of the programme.

The festival will have a range of activities, workshops, walks and talks over the three days. Each day features workshops on themes:

  • Tuesday 25th – Democracy & Resistance
  • Wednesday 26th – Health & Wellbeing
  • Thursday 27th – Creativity & Sustainability

Some of the highlights of previous events includes:

  • Music, rap and spoken word sessions
  • Art and textiles workshops mixing creative craft and technology
  • Creative walks and digital story trails
  • Debates and discussions on local and global issues
  • Manchester Robot Orchestra and Junk Percussion workshops
  • Talks and films on civic action and social justice

The Festival has been organised by the Manchester Met Faculty of Education in association with community partners including Louise Da-Cocodia Education Trust, Hideaway and Hulme Community Garden Centre.

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