TAKEOVER WORKSHOPS

TAKEOVER WORKSHOPS
CO-PRESENTED WITH CONTACT
FRI 04 OCT
TIMES: VARIOUS BETWEEN 10.00 – 16.00
NIAMOS CENTRE, HULME & HULME GARDEN CENTRE 
ADMISSION: FREE, BOOKING REQUIRED

SICK! Festival takes over the legendary NIAMOS Centre with a host of events giving voice to young people in the city.

On day 1, we offer a series of creative workshops that explore what makes life worth living for young people today. Participants are invited to join us for a communal lunch in grand auditorium.

On day 2, we will host an evening of performances, installations and workshops from some of the most exciting local artists in the city.

Developed and presented in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University as part of the Greater Manchester Living Youth Charter of Rights.(GMLYCR).

Places for all workshops are limited: To sign up register on the relevant Eventbrite pages or email steve@sickfestival.com 

ALL WORKSHOPS SUITABLE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 18-30


GRAPHIC ENCOUNTERS WORKSHOP
JAMIE SQUIRE

Times – 10am – 4pm

Join illustrator and comic artist Jamie Squire for a day-long workshop exploring some of the fundamentals of creating comics and narratives. Plus, how to use these skills to make work which encourages discussion and helps break the stigma surrounding mental health. Beginners welcome. Let’s draw!

BOOK THIS WORKSHOP


REFORM RADIO
PODCAST CLINIC

Times – 10am – 12pm & 2.30- 4.30pm

Award-winning local digital radio station Reform Radio will be hosting a podcast clinic, offering you a chance to have your voice heard. They are asking for your responses or questions exploring the theme of ‘what is the value of a life’.

Recordings made through the podcast clinic may be used as part of the Takeover event on 5th  October or in future work with Reform Radio, SICK! Festival, Creative Arena and the MMU Greater Manchester Living Youth Charter of Rights.

BOOK MORNING WORKSHOP

BOOK AFTERNOON WORKSHOP


BERNADETTE RUSSELL & ROB KENNEDY 
SIGN OF THE TIMES

Times – 12pm – 4:00pm
Sign of The Times is a free workshop with artist Bernadette Russell & Rob Kennedy.

You are invited to answer the question, ‘what do you want?’ through the time-honoured medium of the placard, humble bearer of political protest and retail discount offers in our cities. The placards will be on public display, anonymously and collectively demonstrating the desires of us all.

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OH EK!
COMEDY WORKSHOP

Times – 10am – 12pm & 2.30- 4.30pm

OH EK! it’s a comedy workshop! Manchester based sketch group OH EK! are asking you to meet them in the bell room for a fun and alternative exploration into what makes life worth living for young people today and looking at the question what is the value of a life?

No performance experience required!

BOOK MORNING WORKSHOP

BOOK AFTERNOON WORKSHOP


Places for all workshops are limited: To sign up register on the relevant Eventbrite pages or email steve@sickfestival.com