Cap & Dove

Cap & Dove is a tiny travelling arts center. Housing a one-window museum, theatre, and shop. Cap & Dove is a Peterloo legacy project, celebrating protest, liberty, and equality.The structure and its decorations tell stories about the ten Greater Manchester districts across which it will tour in 2021, starting in Leigh, on Saturday 7th August, as part of the Wigan Arts Festival.

Cap and Dove was commissioned by Greater Manchester Arts and created by Joshua Sofaer, 2020. Designed and built with Tim Denton. Additional design by Maisy Summer, Caroline Dowsett, Standard Practice, Zaynah Arif (Textiles and Surface Design, University of Bolton) and workshop participants across Greater Manchester. Commission research and development was by Rule of Threes.

The commission is part of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s Great Place programme, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Arts Council England.


Leigh Civic Square, Market Street, Leigh, North West, WN7 1EB

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