hÅb can only function in partnership with a host of other organisations + networks, some of whom are linked to below; we are:
• supported using public funding by Arts Council England;
• a member of Live Art UK — a national network supporting + developing the UK’s Live Art infrastructure for the benefit of artists, presenters + audiences;
• a Greater Manchester Artist Hub partner — a joint artist development project supporting independent artists + freelance creatives across the city region, with Community Arts Northwest, Contact, HOME, Manchester International Festival, Octagon Theatre Bolton, Oldham Coliseum Theatre, Royal Exchange Theatre, SICK! Festival, Sustained Theatre Up North, The Lowry, Waterside Arts & Creative Industries Trafford, Z-arts.
We are pleased to count among our other friends + regular partners:
Compass Live Art
Contact — Emergency, Turn + Works Ahead partners
Darren Pritchard Dance
In Between Time
Live Art Development Agency (LADA)
Lancaster Arts at Lancaster University
MMU: Performance at Manchester School of Theatre
NIAMOS — Emergency StopGap partners
Royal Exchange Theatre
STUN (Sustained Theatre Up North) — Divergency partners
The Arden: Theatre and Performance
The Guinness Partnership — Domestic I + II partners
The Lowry — WTF programme partners
Two Destination Language
University of Salford: Theatre and Performance Practice
Work for Change
Z-arts — Haphazard partners, also where our office is in Hulme
In 2012 we were pleased to partner with Live at LICA (now Lancaster Arts) to produce the Getting It Out There symposium on touring; a free publication produced with the Live Art Development Agency following the event can be downloaded here.
N.B. from April 2012 to March 2016 hÅb was funded by Manchester City Council through the Manchester Cultural Partnership.