Arts and Crafts

Join the Emmaus Mossley – Carnival Band

Celebrating 25 years of Emmaus Mossley 25 Drummers | 25 Dancers | 25 Brass & Reeds Players Save the date and join us for a big community celebration and charity sale to mark the 25th anniversary of Emmaus Mossley. This year we’ll be celebrating our Silver Jubilee with a birthday bonanza of epic proportions! Join […]

The Vale launch: your feedback

Thank you to everyone who came along to support our launch weekend! We’d love to hear your thoughts and ideas about how the Vale can continue to develop, as well as which launch events you attended and enjoyed. You can complete a digital version of the survey here: Loading… Or if you’d prefer a good […]

SAVE THE DATE  – Vale Launch Weekend Extravaganza!

10th, 11th & 12th September 2021   After a mega refurbishment, The Vale’s brand new facilities are ready to open their doors and welcome you inside. Join us on our opening weekend, have a snoop around and see for yourself what The Vale can do for you!   We have a whole host of activites […]

Northern Carnival Centre of Excellence…here we come!

We’re very pleased to announce, we have now officially started our Capital project! Contractors are on site, walls are coming down, and work is officially underway to transform The Vale into the Carnival Centre of Excellence in the North! It’s been quite the journey to this point of building work commencing in our venue, and […]

Creative Career Courses, this January at The Vale

We’re proud to be hosting two brand new creative courses starting in January 2021. Two of our resident organisations, Bangdrum CIC and Cabasa Canrival Arts, have been successful in receiving funding from the European Social Fund to deliver these free courses for Greater Manchester residents who are currently unemployed.* Both are aimed at giving you […]

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Creative Care Kit – keep well with creativity

The Vale and Global Grooves have been working with 26 other organisations across Greater Manchester to make and distribute 22,000 Creative Care Kits to young people with limited internet access. You are welcome to download your own copy of the 36 page book full of ideas, activities and tips to support wellbeing. This resource is […]

The Missing Patch by Global Grooves

Can you help us with the missing patch?

Unusual things happened at the spot where the mill once stood. I’d seen strangely dressed figures riding snails in formation, and a dragon blackening the abandoned doors with its fiery breath. When I’d seen the Tyrannosaurus Rex chained to a stake I thought I was seeing things, but it had been the talk of the […]