Saturday, 28th of October 2017. Come and join us in cooking workshops with Joanna. Free event, learn how to prepare a lovely, vegetarian pasta dish and enjoy it in superb atmosphere. #WeStandTogether

Join our weekly Art and Craft workshops. Learn new things, meet new friends and spend time in a nice atmosphere. Advance bookings recommended, email us on opencultureprojectltd@gmail.com

Straw bale house construction drawings

Many thanks to our volunteer Konrad Koltun, an architect who worked hard on preparing drawings for our project.   Those drawings are being used  as part of the business proposal to Manchester City Council to identify a suitable site for the potential Community Asset transfer to Hay Habitat for purpose of creating open and diverse... Continue Reading →

Straw bale workshops at Open Culture Project

In June 2016 Open Culture Project invited Barbara from Straw Works  to provide 2 days straw and natural building course to users and local community of Welcome Centre in Manchester.  Barbara provided theoretical and practical course for local community of Cheetham Hill (and beyond) raising awareness of ecological importance and practical benefits of low carbon footprint building materials and sustainable living. The aim of... Continue Reading →

Meeting at town hall.

On 28th of June 2017 Open Culture Project met with Manchester City council's officers and Residential Growth Board's representative to discuss our business plan, we submitted earlier. Part of the purpose of this Business Plan is a proposal to Manchester City Council, in order to identify a suitable site for the potential Community Asset Transfer to... Continue Reading →

The chicken or the egg dilemma

"By encouraging community members to build their own houses they will not only meet their housing needs but they will develop a capable and motivated team of residents committed to the ecological aims of the project, working and living together in a spirit of community integration". Our mission is to fight shortage of affordable and sustainable housing in... Continue Reading →

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