What’s On? 31st January 2019

Partisan Social Centre:
Check out what is happening at Manchester’s Social Centre Partisan this month by visiting:

Every Sunday

Thursday 31st January 2019 (Launch)
Exhibition to 20th March 2019

A guest exhibition exploring the ongoing power of Pablo Picasso’s iconic 1937 painting Guernica through a display of 21st century reworkings from across the globe.

All are welcome to attend the exhibition launch evening – Thursday 31 January 6pm.

The curator of the exhibition, Nicola Ashmore, will also give an illustrated talk on Wednesday 13 March at 2pm that explores Guernica and its remakings as a call to action, pushing back at those in power who choose to act to the detriment of civilians.

Exhibitions are open Wednesdays to Fridays 1-5pm, and the first Saturday of most months 10am-4pm.

Working Class Movement Library, 51 Crescent, Salford, M5 4WX

Monday 4th February 2019


7-9pm at The Old Abbey Taphouse, Hulme


From 5th February 2019

Michael Herbert will be teaching part one of a course on the history of Radical Women starting on 5th February and finishing on 16th April. It lasts 10 weeks (There is no class on 12th March). It costs £60.

The venue will be the Working Class Movement Library, 51 Crescent, Salford, M5 4WX.

Places can be booked by emailing: redflagwalks@gmail.com.

“I have been researching and writing about the history of radical women for a number of years. My published work incudes “Up Then Brave Women”; Manchester’s Radical Women 1819-1918”, adds Michael.

To find out more visit:

Friday 22nd February until Sunday 24th February 2019

Sunday 10th March 2019

Remembering Means Fighting #1
0161 presents a commemorative and remembrance march for all fallen antifascists, after this a boxing tournament raising money for local community gyms.


Saturday 13th April 2019

Liverpool Anarchist Bookfair will take place at the Black-E, 1 Great George Street, Liverpool, L1 5EW.
Pre details soon.

Friday 4th May Saturday 5th May and Sunday 6th May

0161 Festival at St Kentigerns in Fallowfield plus events at venues across the city.


Saturday 25th May 2019

Northern Publishers Fair

Keen to highlight the publishing innovation taking place in the North, award-winning editor Isabelle Kenyon (Fly on the Wall Press), has decided to bring Northern publishers to the forefront in an exciting book fair, held at Manchester Central Library on May 25, 12 – 4 PM.

Confirmed publishers are as follows: Three Drops Press, Picaroon Poetry Press, The Knives Forks and Spoons Press, Comma Press, Carcanet Press, And Other Stories, Nine Arches Press, Wild Pressed Books, Fine Press Poetry, Ivy Press, Stairwell Books, Verve Poetry Press and Fly on the Wall Poetry Press.

Isabelle said, “I am thrilled to host this book fair and highlight the wealth of talent in publishing in the North. From a highly established poetry publishers such as, Carcanet Press and Nine Arches Press, to diverse novel and short story publishers, Comma press and And Other Stories, I’ve made sure that this reflects the diverse range of exciting literature that the North is producing currently. We have publishers travelling from Hull, York and Sheffield this fantastic event!”

Entry to the Northern Publisher’s Fair is free! To find out more please visit www.flyonthewallpoetry.co.uk or contact Isabelle directly isabellekenyon@hotmail.co.uk

Punk Rock Gigs and Festivals:

For those interested in punk rock gigs/ festivals:

Saturday 2nd February 2019


Saturday 9th February 2019


Friday March 22nd 2019

Incisions and Aerial Salad plus guests Kringer and the Battle Katz

9.00pm at The Spinning Top, 20 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK4 1AA


Saturday March 23rd 2019


Saturday 6th April 2019



Friday 19th to Sunday 21st April 2019


Friday 24th, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th May 2019


Friday 31st May and Saturday 1st June 2019


Saturday 15th June 2019

The Domestics/Molisma/Incisions/Better Reality/Drug Vulture

7.00pm at Fuel Cafe Bar, 448 Wilmslow Road, Withington, M20 3BW

Tickets £5 in advance from:


Saturday 13th July and Sunday 14th July 2019

Pumpkin Levy Punk Weekender Line up to be announced!

The Klondyke, 1 Burnage Range (off Albert Road), M19 2HQ

Tickets from £10 from:


Any what’s on ideas? Email radio@underthepavement.org

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