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Manchester & Salford Anarchist Bookfair Saturday 29th November 2014 at People’s History Museum.
Ongoing actions/ campaigns:
From Manchester Animal Action:
Anti-Fur demo this Saturday at Harvey Nichols from 12 noon.
We’re keeping up the pressure, after their head of fashion was forced to resign because of the controversy caused by the reintroduction of fur. See:
Join us if you can from 12 Noon, at Harvey Nichols, 21 New Cathedral Street, Manchester, M1 1AD
From Northern Gas Gala:
Over the past weeks protest camp has been set up on the side of the road in Barton Moss, Salford leading to a site where a company ‘IGas’ were recently granted a permit to do ‘exploratory drilling’ for the next 3 months. This is the first stage to see if the geology is suitable for coal bed methane extraction and / or fracking – both dodgy and dangerous fossil fuel processes.
Check out these facebook pages:
Frack Free Salford + Greater Manchester
Barton Moss Community Protection Camp facebook page here;
For further info see website: northerngasgala.org.uk
Solidarity Sunday 26th January
Meat Free Mondays
5pm til last orders at 7pm all vegan rice & 3 for £5 – Mod’s Veggie/Vegan Cafe, Manchester at Thirsty Scholar – all welcome!
Friday 17th January
Wrong ‘Un A Suffragette’s Story by Boff Whalley
A new one-woman musical written by Boff Whaley and directed by Justin Audibert.
Lowry, Salford Quays
8.00pm £12/ £10
More info/ Book Online: http://www.thelowry.com/event/wrong-un
Friday 17th January-Sunday 23rd February
FC United of Manchester: union is strength Pop Up Exhibition
Find out more about this community football club
Punk football? What’s that? Come and find out as FC United fans bring their choice of photographs and football memorabilia to share their club’s story with you.
People’s History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields
Open from 10.00am-5.00pm
Cost: In order to keep our exhibitions programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
Find out more: http://www.phm.org.uk/whatson/fc-united-of-manchester-union-is-strength/
Saturday 18th January
Also includes poetry from Dwane Reads!
More info/ running order:
Saturday 25th January
Workshop on the Zapatista ‘little school’: What and how can we learn from Zapatista autonomy in Chiapas?
2.00pm-5.00pm Green Fish Resource Centre, Oldham Street, Manchester
Sunday 26th January
Radicalism, football and co-operatives: FC United City Centre Trail
Inspired by PHM’s pop-up exhibition FC United of Manchester: union is strength, Green Badge Guide Suzanne Hindle will take you on a walk through the streets of Salford over to the Working Class Movement Library.
2.00pm Starting at People’s History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields
Duration 2 hours
Cost: In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
Find out more: http://www.phm.org.uk/whatson/radicalism-football-and-co-operatives-fc-united-city-centre-trail/
Friday 31st January
HOLIDAY, NO MORE IDOLS (Croatia), BAKTERIJE (Croatia), DEAD NECK and FAIR DO’S
Saturday 1st February
Peter Tatchell joins the Working Class Movement Library to mark LGBT History Month
Campaigner Peter Tatchell comes to Salford on Saturday 1 February 2014 to talk on the topic ‘Queer Britain – the struggle for LGBT rights 1958-2014’. Peter has been campaigning for human rights, democracy, LGBT freedom and global justice since 1967. He will discuss how the battle for law reform was won – one of the most successful law reform campaigns in British history – and the current challenges facing the LGBT community.
The talk is the Working Class Movement Library’s contribution to this year’s LGBT History Month, and takes place just down the road from the Library at the Old Fire Station, Crescent, Salford M5 4WT – courtesy of the University of Salford. The event begins at 2pm, admission free. All welcome.
Manchester Zapatistas presents: Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Zapatista Uprising
Party at On the Eighth Day Café, Oxford Road, Manchester
Anarcho Ragdoll Promotions Launch
John Player Specials, Stopouts, Wadeye, Elmo and Styx
7.00pm Next To Nowhere, 96 Bold Street, Liverpool
£4 Suggested Donation
Sunday 2nd February
Monday 3rd February – Sunday 9th February
I love Free Software Festival
Various venues/ times
More details soon
Monday 10th February
Dead Prez “hip-hop revolutionaries”
Gorilla, Whitworth Street
7.30pm £16 Advance
Saturday 15th February
Mary Quaile Club: What Ever Happened to the Welfare State?
New historical and political discussion group.
2pm Cornerstones Community Centre, 451 Liverpool Street, Langworthy, Salford M6 5QQ.
More info: http://maryquaileclub.wordpress.com
Wednesday 19th February
Demonstration Against ATOS
All Day from 8.00am Manchester Assessment Centre, Albert Bridge House, Bridge Street, Manchester, M60 9AT
Saturday 22nd February
Friday 28th February
Friday 21st March
Autonamads, The Hostiles and Colt 45
Yorkshire House, Lancaster
Doors from 8.30pm Five quid on the door (non profit)
Friday 7th to Sunday 9th March
Equalfest 4 featuring loads of bands with at least one female member
I in 12 Club, Bradford and Wharf Chambers, Leeds
Check for updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/326349047502777
Saturday 15th March
Atilla The Stockbroker plus guests
Benefit for Barton Moss Protection Camp & Frackfree Gtr Manchester
7.00pm £8 in advance:
Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd March
Saturday 5th April
Friday 11th and Saturday 12th April
2nd, 3rd and 4th May 2014: 0161 Festival
Great list of punk gigs in Manchester at this new website: http://www.punkgigsmanchester.co.uk Add your gigs there.
Also check out http://www.punx.co.uk for a list of national punk gigs
Any what’s ons?
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