Cap & Dove

What’s on

Sat 14 August 2021

Rochdale

Rochdale Town Centre
Sat 4 September 2021

Bury

Bury Market, BL9 0BJ (near Up Market Cafe)

10:00 AM Guided tours of Cap and Dove

FREE guided tours of Cap and Dove. A chance to get up close and check out the decor and detail of our amazing tiny arts centre all of which is inspired by the places and spaces of Greater Manchester

11:00 AM Poet Josef Minta

Come and join local poet and artist Josef Minta, as he shares poems written about key locations in Bury and their hidden (and not so hidden) histories as part of the "This way/These words" project. Listen, enjoy and perhaps even read a verse yourself.

12:00 PM The Cap and Dove Company

Funny, surprising and thought-provoking performances by our company of six artists and theatre makers from Greater Manchester

15:00 PM

FREE guided tours of Cap and Dove.

Sun 5 September 2021

Bolton

Smithills Hall, Dean Rd, BL1 7NP

11:00 AM

Cap and Dove Tours. A chance to get closer to the beautiful Cap and Dove Arts Centre. Check out some of the amazing decor and detail all inspired by the places and spaces of Greater Manchester

11:20 AM

Northern folk singer Johnny Campbell performs his new Winter Hill trespass song

11:30 AM

Spoken word performances of 'On Winter Hill' by Dave Morgan and the City of Sanctuary Writers Group with music by Dave Bates

11:00 AM -12:00PM

Join Rusticus Arts for a fun craft session making a bright and colourful wind sock that can fly like a bird on the Smithills estate! Drop in session suitable for older children and teens

11:00 AM

Sing for Change music workshop with the Octagon Theatre and musician Aidan Jolly. Suitable for all ages but under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Limited numbers on the day.

12:00 PM

Cap and Dove Company Performances, surprising and thought-provoking performances by six artists and theatre-makers from Greater Manchester.

1:15 PM Cap and Dove Tours

Guided tours of Cap and Dove

1:30 PM

Join Rusticus Arts for a fun craft session making a bright and colourful wind sock that can fly like a bird on the Smithills estate! Drop in session suitable for older children and teens

1:30 PM

Sing for Change music workshop with the Octagon Theatre and musician Aidan Jolly. Suitable for all ages but under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Limited numbers on the day.

Sat 11 September 2021

Oldham

Gallery Oldham, OL1 1AL

10:00 AM

FREE Cap and Dove Tours no booking necessary. A chance to get closer to the beautiful Cap and Dove Arts Centre. Check out some of the amazing decor and detail all inspired by the places and spaces of Greater Manchester

12:00 PM

A selection of mini-performances from our Cap and Dove company. Some funny, some moving - all completely unique and created by Greater Manchester Arists

2:00 PM

Performances and readings from the Oldham Theatre Workshop

3:00PM

Another chance to tour Cap and Dove and check out some of the amazing decor and detail all inspired by the places and spaces of Greater Manchester

Sun 12 September 2021

Salford

Victoria Park, Swinton, M27 4UR (next to the bandstand)

10:00 AM Guided tours of Cap and Dove

Cap and Dove Tours. A chance to get closer to the beautiful Cap and Dove Arts Centre. Check out some of the amazing decor and detail all inspired by the places and spaces of Greater Manchester

10:30 AM

A chance to find out more about cultural activity on offer in Salford

11:30 - 12:30 PM

Another opportunity to tour our amazing Cap and Dove Travelling Arts Centre

12:30 PM

A selection of fun, hilarious, and moving performances by our Cap and Dove Company

3:15 PM

Enjoy a performance by spoken word artist The Thirsty Poet

Sun 19 September 2021

Stockport

Bramhall Hall

ALL DAY

Our FREE Cap and Dove tiny travelling arts centre will be on-site all day. We're a small but perfectly formed theatre, museum, and gift shop that you can drop by and visit any time. We'll also be offering extra content at certain times . See below for more detail.

10:00 AM

Cap and Dove Tours no booking necessary. A chance to get closer to the beautiful Cap and Dove Arts Centre and find out more about the hidden stories of our amazing decor and detail all inspired by the places and spaces of Greater Manchester

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

A selection of performances by our Cap and Dove company. Some funny, some moving, some utterly joyous - all completely unique. No booking necessary, drop in anytime during the performance slot

2:00PM

Ailsa Mcphee AKA The Daily Dance joins us! Ailsa McPhee is the Banksy of the dance world; dropping hilarious, interactive dance performances in public spaces in and around the North West. Her pop-up dances have thrilled and astounded thousands of people. Come along and help raise the vibration of the nation!

Sat 25 September 2021

Tameside

Ashton-under-Lyne Market (near Wright's Alfresco Cafe)

ALL DAY

Our FREE Cap and Dove tiny travelling arts centre will be on the market all day (near Wrights' Alfresco Cafe). We're a small but perfectly formed theatre, museum, and gift shop that you can drop by and visit any time. We'll also be offering extra content at certain times. See below for more detail.

10AM

Cap and Dove Tours no booking necessary. A chance to get closer to the beautiful Cap and Dove Arts Centre and find out more about the hidden stories of our amazing decor and detail all inspired by the places and spaces of Greater Manchester

12PM - 1PM

A selection of performances by our Cap and Dove company. Some funny, some moving, some utterly joyous - all completely unique. No booking is necessary, drop-in anytime during the performance slot

2PM

Enjoy a performance by spoken word artist The Thirsty Poet

Sat 2 October 2021

Manchester

Wythenshawe Town Centre (outside Peacocks)

ALL DAY

Make your own slogan workshop. Drop-in any time to this free activity. Make your own slogan and display it on our slogan wall

ALL DAY

There's loads to do in Manchester Libraries! A chance to find out more about the activities on offer in the local area

10:00 AM

Get up close and personal to our tiny travelling arts centre. FREE guided tours giving you a chance to hear the heritage stories behind the design of Cap and Dove.

11:00 AM

Manchester cultural collective Young Identity present a selection of spoken word performances. All on the theme of protest

11:30 AM

Live music from Jon and Johnson

12:00 PM

A selection of performances by our Cap and Dove company. Some funny, some moving, some utterly joyous - all completely unique. No booking necessary, drop in anytime during the performance slot

2:00 PM

Interactive Peterloo - Liberty Caps. Get involved as we remember Peterloo

2:30 PM

Find out more about Afro Tots, a playgroup that celebrates African culture

3:00PM

Another chance to check out the decor and detail of our amazing tiny arts centre all of which are inspired by the places and spaces of Greater Manchester. Drop-in, no booking necessary.