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A peek in to the first month of work on our new Carnival Centre of Excellence!

Smashed walls, skips filled, sandblasted brick and structure.. Though we are several months away from construction completion, we are blown away by what just 30 days on site has achieved […]

Calling Aspiring Musicians, Promoters and Technicians.. We want you!

Join us for a once-in-a-career opportunity to work with music leaders and industry experts to equip, plan, programme, promote and launch a brand new music venue in Tameside opening in […]

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 […]

The RETURN of The Vale Live!

The Vale Live is BACK for several weekly live streams in partnership with the Mossley Town Council’s Christmas Cracker 2020, featuring some of your favourite acts from last time alongside […]

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 […]

Looking to work in the arts? Join our Creative Careers Camp!

Have you always been interested in working in culture and the arts? Are you not sure how to get your foot in the door? It sounds like Global Grooves’ Creative […]

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 […]

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. […]

Calling all performers!

Do you want a slot on our digital stage? • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]