Castlefield Gallery contributes to Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s second edition Creative Care Kits for young people

Posted on 12 November 2020

Castlefield Gallery is delighted to take part in the second edition of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority Creative Care Kit for young people. The kit is designed for 13-20-year-olds, particularly those who face challenges accessing online resources and who need extra support at the moment.

Since the start of the COVID-19 lockdown, Castlefield Gallery has been working with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, arts and cultural sector providers, charities, and businesses from across Greater Manchester to support thousands of young and older people during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For this second edition Creative Care Kit for young people, Castlefield Gallery commissioned artist George Gibson to develop a Mail Art activity.

You can download George’s activity sheet and the full book as a pdf here. This resource is free to use and particularly relevant to young people, families and those who support young people.


Full list of contributors: 42nd Street, Arc, Born and Bred Dance Theatre, Cartwheel Arts, Castlefield Gallery, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Contact, Creative Industries Trafford, Gallery Oldham, GM Arts, GM iTHRIVE Arts and Mental Health Innovation Programme, M6 Theatre Company, Manchester City of Literature, Manchester Craft and Design Centre, Manchester Hip Hop Archive, Manchester Libraries, Octagon Theatre, Our Stories Matter, Salford Culture and Place Partnership, The Lowry, The Proud Trust, The Turnpike, Unity Radio, Z Arts

Creative Care Kits has been made possible with the generous support of: Arts Council England, National Heritage Lottery Fund, Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Curious Minds, Young Manchester, Trafford Housing Trust

With additional support from:Banner UK, Elixir Gardens, Modern Designers, A34, University of Salford