Global Grooves

Global Grooves

Charity information

Global Grooves

Global Grooves is one of the UK’s leading Carnival arts organisations, bringing inspirational Carnival practice from around the world into communities across the UK. From our base in Tameside, we work across the north of England, the UK, and internationally.

Our mission: to unite and empower individuals and communities through opportunities to experience and create inspirational art, in particular diverse music, dance, visual arts, and Carnival.

Founded 2011

  • Mission statement

    Global Grooves inspires passion and respect for international community arts by offering excellent, high-energy inspiring arts opportunities open to the wider community.

    We draw on worldwide cultural forms to deliver inspirational projects to motivate individuals and communities to connect with the arts as a way of making positive change. By collaborating and advocating diverse traditions, we strive to shape a sustainable and exciting arts landscape that is based on excellence and innovation.

    We strive to build relationships and partnerships with artists, groups and organisations that share our goals to build a confident, progressive and grassroots arts culture in the UK and beyond.

    We believe that healthy and happy communities need diverse quality art experiences that they can create and be involved with. We provide opportunities for discovery, exploration and innovation and support artists in collaboration.

  • Aims

    Global Grooves aims to:

    • to unite and empower individuals and communities through opportunities to experience and create inspirational art, in particular diverse music, dance, visual arts, and Carnival.
  • Overview

    Established: April 2011

    Board members: 4

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 4

    Volunteers: 100

    Phone number: 0161 870 6895

    Address: Unit 2 Vale Mill, Micklehurst Road, Mossley OL59JL

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