Alistair Darling MP pays a visit to NOISE to find out more about the NOISE Dream Jobs project.
Date5 June, 2008
LocationNOISE HQ, Manchester
After meeting NOISE for the very first time at the Downing Street Launch in 2008, Alistair Darling pays a visit to our Manchester offices to find out more about what NOISE does for young artists. His visit coincides with the launch of the NOISE Dream Jobs Scheme, which placing new talent in top creative companies across the world.
With the leader of Manchester City Council, Sir Richard Leese, also in attendance, Mr Darling has his portrait painted live by top Illustrator and NOISE Artist Andrew Tunney. The Chancellor also chats to some of the NOISE artists who are awarded the first Dream Jobs places. He presents Marni Cannon, one of our young Gypsy filmmakers, with her Arts Award qualification that she gained for participating in the NOISE initiated TV Documentary ‘The Real Gypsy Fair’.
Thanks for inviting me, I remember about 4 or 5 months ago there was a reception at Number 11 Downing Street for NOISE, and it was fascinating just to see at a short period how you can create a virtual festival where people can show what they can do to millions of people across the world in a way that couldn’t be possible if you had to be physically present . The Dream Job initiative is extremely imaginative.
Chancellor Alistair Darling
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