Monthly Archives: April 2013

Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch…and support Moston Small Cinema….Post Tenebras Lux Juan and his family live in the Mexican countryside and the film explores their lives, their marriage, poverty, gender and our relationship to the natural world. Maybe not the kind of film you … Continue reading

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“The Joy and fellowship of the open fells”: the Holiday Fellowship 1913-2013

28 April is the 81st anniversary of the day in 1932 when over 400 women and men from the Lancashire branch of the Communist inspired British Workers Sport Federation took part in a mass trespass on Kinder Scout to establish … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch……Imagine Waking Tomorrow at Three Minute Theatre on 24 April , screening at 8pm (doors open at 7pm). The film is about Bill Drummond, artist, musician and author, most famous for creating the avant-garde group KLF and burning a million … Continue reading

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Cut the Frack!

Stephen Hall, activist in the Greater. Manchester TUC and also in Wigan Green Socialists, is one of the organisers of Camp Frack2 in Lancashire on the weekend of 10-12 May 2013. He believes that: It is not possible to talk … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch…..two films and hear some live music…Manchester Film Cooperative’s next event is at the Antwerp Mansion in downtown Rusholme. Antwerp Mansion is: a renovation project, aiming to turn a beautiful but run down Victorian Mansion into a Music, Art and … Continue reading

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A Real Working Class Hero; Steve Acheson

Margaret Thatchers’ legacy was not just about defeating the trade unions, it was about creating a myth that working class people did not need trade unions. People came to believe that they could be like the bosses not just in … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch……. Manchester on the Move . Part of the successful Thursday Lates series at Manchester City Art Gallery. The films are from the North West Film Archive and tells the story of the history of post-war transport in the North … Continue reading

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