Friday 25th March to Friday 29th April
I Bike MCR Festival 2011
Various times and venues across Manchester
Monday 11th April onwards
OK Cafe returns.
Castlefield Centre, 101 Liverpool Road
Friday 15th April
8.00pm: Alun Parry
New Cleveland Folk Club, Cleveland Hotel, Crumpsall
(Tune in on Thursday 14th April to hear Alun talking about The Working Class Music and Life Festival in Liverpool)
7.30pm: The Junk, Beat The Red Light, Johnn Player Specials and Faintest Idea
Gigs, Bridge Street, Bolton £3
Saturday April 16th
12.00noon: World Day For Animals In Laboratories
(Tune in on Thursday 14th April to hear Jake from Manchester Animal Action talking about the day)
Whitworth Park, Oxford Road, Manchester
Monday 18th April
7.30pm: The Flobots
Academy 3, Oxford Road, Manchester £9
Tuesday 19th April
7.45pm: Manchester Film Co-op I Bike MCR Film Night
Kings Arms, Salford £3 or £2 for unwaged, low waged, students or OAPs
To coincide with the I Bike Mcr festival, we’ll be having an evening of ever so slightly anarchist films about bikes on Tuesday 19 April.
As well as a few nice shorts, we’ll be showing Monkey Warfare, a 2006 film about two ex-revolutionaries living underground who have their lives turned upside down by a young radical who goes from smashing SUVs to fighting gentrification with firebombs.
The evening will be run by Nes from I Bike Mcr.
Friday 22nd April to Saturday 30th April
The Working Class Life & Music Festival
Various times and venues across Liverpool
(Tune in on Thursday 14th April to hear Alun Parry talking about The Working Class Music and Life Festival in Liverpool
Wednesday 27th April
7.30pm: Dead To Me, Arteries, The Human Project and The Better End
Night and Day, Oldham Street, Manchester
Thursday 28th April
7.00pm: Corrosion of Conformity
Moho Live, Manchester, £13
Friday 29th April
10.45am: A Walk Around Manchester’s Radical, Riotous and Rebellious History
Robert Owen Statue, outside the Co-operative Bank, Corporation Street: £6/ £3
We will explore Manchester radical, riotous and rebellious history including the Co-operative Movement, the Clarion newspaper, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, the Siege of Manchester, Peterloo, Chartism and rioting in Albert Square and discover what happened when the town was invaded by a Scottish army.
The walk will last 2 hours and will be led by Michael Herbert.
Michael has been researching , writing and talking about Manchester’s radical history for thirty years. He has an MA in the history of the Manchester Region and is a Trustee of the Working Class Movement Library in Salford. His publications include The Wearing of the Green, a history of the Irish in Manchester,All proceeds from this walk will go to Oldham Unity which supports many refugees and asylum seekers in Oldham.
Sunday 1st May
8.00pm: Jeremiah Ferrari, Total Bloody Chaos and Sanity Clause.
Yorkshire House, Lancaster
Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd May
All Day: Punk Rock Festival GBH, Drongos for Europe etc
Witchwood, Ashton-under-Lyne £20 both days
Saturday 14th May
10.00am until 4.00pm: Manchester Fanzine Festival
Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road (Free entry/ £10 to book stall)
(Tune in on Thursday 21st April to hear Natalie talk about the Manchester Fanzine Festival which is part of Future Everything)
7.30pm: TV Smith
The Verge at The Cheshire Ring, Hyde £7
7.30pm: Zounds, Eastfield, Andy T and Touch of Hysteria
Trades Club, Holme Street, Hebden Bridge
Monday 19th May
7.30pm: Gentleman’s Dub Club and The Agitator
Academy 3, Oxford Road, Manchester £9.50
Saturday 21st May
10.00am-6.00pm: Sheffield Anarchist Bookfair
Bank Street Arts, 32-40 Bank Street, Sheffield
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