Experience Opportunity


Join Young Identity's weekly workshops—completely free! Led by outstanding facilitators, versatile poets and established spoken word performers.

MONDAYS 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Our HOME workshop is a vibrant large-scale workshop in partnership with one of the most eclectic art centres in Manchester. We use our workshops there to respond to art exhibitions, films, and theatre in both written and performance forms. They are led by a team of rotating facilitators delivering a different curriculum every six weeks.

HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place, Manchester, M15 4FN
Ages 13-25

TUESDAYS 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Our Central Library workshop is in partnership with the Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust, giving us access to archives, stories and canons from incredible writers of colour. We look at form, performance, storytelling and broadening participation and knowledge of Global Majority artists. They are led by Alumni, Facilitator, Creative Practitioner and Young Identity mentor Reece Williams.

Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Centre and Education Trust, Lower Ground Floor, Central Library, M2 5PD
Ages 13-25

OLD TRAFFORD WEDNESDAYS  6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Our Old Trafford workshop takes place at the heart of the Old Trafford at OT Creative Space. Led by local Facilitators, participants explore poetry and performance through fun writing activities, games and discussions. It's a supportive environment where everyone, regardless of experience, can develop their skills and share their work with confidence.

OT Creative Space, 27 Ayres Rd, Old Trafford, Manchester M16 9W
Ages 13-25

RESPECT & DIGNITYMONDAYS 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Our Respect and Dignity workshop is our project run in partnership with Respect and Dignity Arts. Led by Waqar Ahmed with students from across Burnley, Accrington and Nelson, they write about heritage and community with a focus on the experiences of a new generation and defining their place in present times

The Best Light Community Hub, Market Square, Nelson, BB9 7LP
Ages 13 -18

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