18th April 2013 What’s On

Friday 19th April

Saturday 20th April

Sunday 21st April

11– 1pm        ‘Exploring our bodies through art’ Limited spaces, booking essential!

See the end of this email for more info on this workshop – to book a place please email sladyfest@gmail.com (note: this workshop will not take place at Slade Hall)

12:30pm         The gates of Slade Hall open, bring on Sladyfest!! Come early as  there’s LOTS on…

1-1.30pm         ‘Heavenly Water Self Care’, ‘Peer Massage’

1.30-2.30pm    ‘Heavenly Water Self Care contd’, ‘World Groove Movement’

2.45-3.30pm    ‘Disabled Bodies’, ‘My Body, My Choices’, ‘Hoola-hoop making & Hoola hooping’

3.30-4.30pm    ‘Body Art: Societal Assumptions and Repression’, ‘Our Bodies, Our Pleasure’, ‘Fire making’

4.45-5.45pm    ‘BDSM and feminism’, ‘Why Women Travel – Abortion Rights in Ireland’,’Stop and Search’

6-7pm              ‘Body Hair’, ‘Exploring Complicated Relationships with Food, Eating and Weight’ and ‘Menstruation workshop’

7-8pm               Vegan food!! yum yum…

8-9pm              Open Mic session – open to all genders on the theme of bodies/feminism, come and play!

9-10:30pm        Music from Ill, Wangari, and Nu,Pogodi!


As before we also have a creche, freeshop (please bring & take stuff!), and new additions are art installations (some in tents!), and circus skills. There will be a meal at 7pm but there wont be lunch, so please bring vegan snacks/cakes to share and keep everyone going till dinner time (recipes to inspire you here).


A few practicalities for Sunday 21st April (more here)

Creche will be 1pm – 6pm, for age 2 / walking age upwards, no upper age limit.

Access – Please get in touch before the festival to discuss any access needs you may have. We will try our best to accommodate but please note there are access issues for at least one of the workshop spaces, as well as the downstairs bathroom.

Where – Slade Hall, Slade Lane, M13 0GW, click here for directions and transport info.

Bikes – No bikes inside nor in the back garden please! This is due to accessibility and practicalities.(Back on Stockport Rd might be safest…)

Dogs – Unfortunately we can’t accept dogs (except guide dogs).

Smoking – No smoking inside please!


If you need crash space please get in touch on sladyfest@gmail.com


For more info see our website: http://sladyfest.wordpress.com/

***Note: Sladyfest is organised by a small group and not all are on facebook. If you would like to put on a workshop or get involved please email sladyfest@gmail.com ***

Wednesday 24th April

Sunday 5th May

Victoria Baths Fanzine Fair

Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road

Saturday 11th May

Friday 24th May, Saturday 25th May and Sunday 25th May (Bank Holiday Weekend)

Saturday 23rd November

Manchester & Salford Anarchist Bookfair


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?

Email radio@underthepavement.org


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