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 22nd April to Saturday 30th April
The Working Class Life & Music Festival
Various times and venues across Liverpool
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.
8.00pm: Royally Rebellious Evening
OKasional Cafe, at Castlefield Centre, 101 Liverpool Road
Sunday 1st May
1.00pm: May Day March
All Saints Park, Oxford Road
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
Tuesday 2nd May
6.00 pm: Media, Community and Social Movements: The Zapatistas and the other campaign
The event takes place at Duke’s Cinema in Lancaster and consists of
– a screening of filmmaker Nicolas Défossé’s most recent documentary ¡Viva Mexico! and a Q&A session with the director after the film
– the exhibition La otra mirada by Indymedia Chiapas, presented by photographer Adolfo López
– a round-table debate on ‘Media, Community and Social Movements’, including Défossé, López,Oscar Forerofrom Lancaster University, the writer and broadcaster Bob Dickinson, David of Under the Pavement Radio Show on ALL FM 96.9 Manchester, and a representative of Diversity FM Lancaster.
Before the film, Cornelia Graebner from LU will give a short introduction to’Media activism and grassroots mobilization: The Zapatistas’.
The event is organized by the Latin America Research Cluster (LARC) at Lancaster University in collaboration with the Duke’s Cinema. TheSocietyof Latin American Studies (SLAS) has partially funded the event.
Saturday 14th May
10.00am until 4.00pm: Manchester Fanzine Festival
Victoria Baths, Hathersage Road (Free entry/ £10 to book stall)
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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