The organisations and individuals that support us.
AHMED IQBAL ULLAH RACE CENTRE
The Ahmed Iqbal Ullah RACE Centre relishes being part of the festival as it allows us to visit old friends (whose stories are in our collections) and find new friends whose stories are often overlooked so that we can help keep the vibrant intersectional history of the area alive.
BUZZIN' SOUNDS RECORDING STUDIO
Local recording studio Buzzin' Sounds joined us for the first time in 2019 but has been an active and enthusiastic addition to the Cultural Festival. They will be providing us with their music services and setting up our Music Festival in 2020.
CHURCHES IN CHEETHAM & CRUMPSALL
Made up of St. Thomas with St. Marks in Lower Crumpsall & Trinity United in Cheetham Hill. CCC have been heavily involved during that time, with Trinity being one of our main religious venues. Rev. Sarah Fletcher is our Secretary and various members of the Churches get involved for the festival.
CRUMPSALL CONCERT BAND
Crumpsall Concert Band is a community wind band, with players from age 12 up to age 80+! New players are always welcome. We play a wide range of music, covering varied genres and perform at many local events. We have never taken part in the Cheetham Cultural Festival before and we are excited to be a part of it.
MANCHESTER JEWISH MUSEUM
Manchester Jewish Museum has played a leading role in organising the Cheetham Cultural Festival for the last 15+ years. Our brand new museum, sharing the stories of Jewish Manchester will open in 2021.
Mary has been a supporter of the Cultural Festival for many years. Dubbed 'The Cheetham Sketcher', Mary had provided us with art and a fresh view of Cheetham Hill and Manchester.
ROYAL EXCHANGE THEATRE
The Royal Exchange Theatre have been involved with the Cultural Festival for the last 3 years bringing activities to both the Spring Fling and the main festival. Our Cheetham Hill Ambassadors Local Exchange Programme has seen our connection to the Festival grow and get stronger.
Sarfraz Malik, known to many the Cheetham Poet is a born and bred Cheetham man. He has supported the Cultural Festival for a number of years as a committee member and by performing his poetry.
UKRAINIAN CULTURAL CENTRE
The Ukrainian Cultural Centre has been a centre-point for the festival over the years. From offering up their space to have our meetings, Spring Fling and Main Festival, to providing us with Ukrainian Cultural Music & Dance.