NBAA has worked across Greater Manchester since 1985. The majority of its work has been in local schools from one-off workshops to long term residencies lead by a team of artist.
Using the arts as a tool of learning NBAA has presented projects that deal with social and community issues
PLAYERS: Cultural Leadership project for emerging Black leaders
24 local artists working with NBAA over 12 months including four residential weekends
IN MY FATHER’S HOUSE: Funded by NOMS. 147 Black men
IN MY FATHER’S HOUSE 2: Funded by NESTA and Arts Council 60 young Black offenders and youth at risk working Probation Services
A series of workshops leading to a performance to address how society views the group and give them a platform for their opinions and sense of self
BREAKING THE SILENCE: Domestic violence in the Asian community. Funded by NIACE.
To give a platform of shared experience as a preventative tool for other women
SUSSED ARTS. HMP Manchester funded by NESTA.
A three month project designed to assist the prisoners to reconsider their position in society on release by reflective sessions looking at life, actions, relationships in the home, employment and society overall.
Do’ Rite: Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Foundation funded partner to Action for Families of Prisoners.
Working with young people with a parent or sibling in prison to break the family cycle of crime
WHEN WE WENT TO WAR Funded by Awards for All
Recording the history of Caribbean Armed Forces in WW1 presented at Imperial War Museum North