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Friday 30th August
Stop the War Coalition – Emergency Protest against an attack on Syria
In light of recent news stories and pronouncements by Foreign Secretary, William Hague anticipating intervention in Syria, Greater Manchester Stop the War is mounting a protest against intervention in Syria. We will be collecting donations for Syria Relief.
5.00pm until 6.30pm at Piccadilly Gardens
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/681579105204003/
August Critical Mass – wear something red for Jaye
Jaye Bloomfield died whilst cycling in Manchester on 3rd August. http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/family-pays-moving-tribute-cyclist-5599725
Her partner Gemma has suggested that people wear red to remember her on Critical Mass. It was her favorite colour.
6.00pm outside Manchester Central LibraryThe ride tends to leave some time after 6:30pm
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/293463587459907/
Saturday 7th September
Ethel Carnie’s ‘Miss Nobody’ centenary event: a celebration of working-class women’s writing
Ethel Carnie’s ‘Miss Nobody’ is believed to be the first published novel in Britain by a working-class woman (centenary date 4 Sept 1913). She was a mill girl, brought up in Great Harwood near Blackburn.
It’s a free event and fine to just turn up on the day.
With readings, talks and song and a display of materials relating to Ethel’s life. We will also be launching a new centenary edition of Miss Nobody (1913).
2.00pm-5.00pm Working Class Movement Library. The Crescent, Salford
Friday 6th and Saturday 7th September
Line up/ running order: http://dirtyweekendfestival.org/html/line-up.html
Saturday 14th September
Sunday 29th September
Anti Capitalist Roadshow features Leon Rosselson, Roy Bailey, Peggy Seeger, Jim Woodland, Sandra Kerr and Janet Russell.
7.00pm Bridge 5 Mill Tickets £10 (£8 concessions).
Saturday 23rd November
Manchester & Salford Anarchist Bookfair
Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/305339022930675
Any what’s ons?