High Summer: July CG Associates Session

31/07/2013 / 6:30 - 8:30 pm

CG Associate Members Only
Monthly CG Associates session, featuring ten-minute Show and Tell presentations from six of our members.

To find out more about the CG Associates members scheme visit the Associates page.

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Mayfield Depot © Jan Chlebik

Trip to Mayfield Depot

16/07/2013 / 18:00

For CG Associates Only

A trip to see Tino Sehgal’s This Variation and Mette Ingvartsen’s Evaporated Landscapes, complete with a talk either by one of the artists or by Tino Sehgal’s close collaborator and co-curator Asad Raza. Both pieces are part of Manchester International Festival. We will also be able to see the 6pm showing of Dan Graham’s Past Future Split Attention

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Portfolio Review Sessions for artists living, working and / or studying in Bolton

22/06/2013 / 11am-5pm

Castlefield Gallery is very pleased to be teaming up with Creative Industries Trafford and Business Bolton to offer a day … Read more

In Conversation: Paul Kingsnorth of Dark Mountain and artist Anne-Marie Culhane

27/07/2013 / 2-3:30pm

Join Paul Kingsnorth, Director of Dark Mountain and artist Anne-Marie Culhane for a discussion around their practices and to explore the themes within the Spaceship Unbound exhibition.

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Distributing your video online


Artists working with video can potentially reach huge audiences through social channels such as YouTube as well as specialist arts … Read more


Game Playing Afternoon

20/07/2013 / 2-5pm

Come along to join the guys from Manchester GameJam, The Larks and the Manchester Speculative Fiction to try out the brand new games that were created at the recent Spaceship Unbound GameJam that took inspiration from the exhibition and themes around survival in a world turned back to year zero.


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MCR GameJam


06/07/2013 / 10-5pm

One of the earliest known board games, Senet was played by the ancient Egyptians. As well as the joy of … Read more

Joule Thief Image: (Lazarus Pointer)

Lazarus Pointer workshop

29/06/2013 / 2-5pm

Bring out your dead – batteries. Inventing new methods for power generation is a good idea, but so is conserving … Read more


Solar Jar Making

22/06/2013 / 2-5pm

The greatest source of renewable energy we have around us is 149,6000,000 km away. Over the millennia the star we … Read more

Spaceship Unbound


Co-curated with MadLab, Spaceship Unbound uses Margaret Atwood’s seminal post apocalyptic novel The Year of the Flood as a starting … Read more