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Creative Computing – free training!

Click Together returns again from  July – all online. Register for this free course by emailing Sophie ([email protected]) or calling 0161 870 6895. This twelve-week course, facilitated over Zoom, is completely free and designed for you to brush up on your digital skills. As the lockdown has shown, we live in an increasingly digital world. Getting […]

Launch of The VALE LIVE

THE VALE LIVE presents a dynamic lineup of acts from across the globe, broadcasting from our virtual venue, live to your living room! Kicking off on 24th April, The Vale Live will bring you wonderful talent every Wednesday and Friday from our favourite artists in isolation. No need to move from the couch (unless you’re […]

Out of work and looking to develop your skills?

Then look no further! Global Grooves is delighted to announce a brand new course, Click Together, a Creative Careers Camp. If you’re 18+, a Greater Manchester resident with the right to work in the UK but currently unemployed, you can join Global Grooves every Tuesday morning (term time only) in Ashton-under-Lyne for creative taster sessions […]

Kantaben and Kate at Cotton Clouds 2019

Update: autumn 2019

Now the rain is coming down and the temperatures have dropped, it’s quite nice to have a breather and take stock – as The Vale has been a hive of activity all summer. From painting parties to rehearsals to summer schools to training programmes, we’ve had all sorts of people beavering away on all sorts […]

BIG NEWS! Northern Carnival Centre Of Excellence to be built in Tameside

Global Grooves has risen like a phoenix from the ashes after a catastrophic mill fire destroyed 15 years’ worth of our creative work. We lost hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of giant puppets and hand made costumes when our storage warehouse at Ray Mill in Stalybridge burned to the ground in March. But now […]

Incredible…

Wow, what an amazing opening programme we have had so far at The Vale.. Over 500 tickets sold, full houses at nearly every event, amazing performers and artists, beautiful new connections, people from all walks of life attending and lots and lots of love, support and kind words from our local community. Truly incredible. What […]

Nearly ready for lift off!!

We have been very busy over the last few weeks, designing brochures, organising mail-outs, painting floors, connecting with communities, installing satellite dishes, re-wiring the electrics, testing our tech and refurbishing old theatre seats. Not to mention licensing, stock taking, removing 5 skips of trash and selling out our first two cinema events. Its been a […]

The Vale launches its new website

After lots of ‘wordpressing’, hours of code modifications and several cups of tea later we have finally published our official website! Leon Patel and Creative Pundits have spent the last few weeks putting together our new website and now its finally ready to launch. Here you can find all of latest news, opportunities and details […]