Take Back Manchester Festival & Tory Party conference demonstration 29 Sept – 4 Oct

18 September 2017

From the Peoples Assembly

New events & updates: Take Back Manchester Festival

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE: with Maxine Peake, Owen Jones, Jolyon Rubinstein & more
Saturday 30 September  – 
19:00 – 21:30 @ Dancehouse Theatre
Tickets £5
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Saturday Night Live from The Dancehouse Theatre. Join Host Jolyon Rubinstein as he invites guests including, Maxine Peake, Owen Jones, Barbara Nice, Hayden Prowse, Penny Hicks (more TBA) to our “lounge” for a chat about politics and Manchester’s rich past which is steeped in protest and resistance. Don’t miss this fun, upbeat night which will also include music and comedy performances by some very special guests.

GARY YOUNGE IN CONVERSATION WITH JOHN MCDONNELL – an economy that works for all
Monday 2 October – 19:00 @ Manchester Cathedral
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We’re delighted to announce that Gary Younge will be joining shadow chancellor John McDonnell discussing the alternatives to austerity. This is a free event but please register as space is limited and we expect it to be a packed event.
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FILM SCREENING: DISPOSSESSION: The Great Housing Swindle
TUESDAY 3 OCTOBER – 14:00 – 16:30 @ Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount St, Manchester, M2 5NS

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Dispossession is the story of people fighting for their communities, of people who know the difference between a house and a home, and who believe that housing is a human right, not an expensive luxury. More info here. Also check out the Trailer.
PUBLIC MEETING: TRUMP – TAKING THE WORLD TO THE BRINK OF WAR
SATURDAY 30 SEPTEMBER – 16:00 – 18:00 @ Central Methodist Hall, Oldham Street, M1 1JQ
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Speakers include, Alan Gibbons, Author, Maz Saleem, Stand Up To Trump, Louise Regan, President of the National Education Union, Lindsey German, StWC Convenor. More info here: http://www.thepeoplesassembly.org.uk/trump2thebrink

PUBLIC MEETING: AVOIDING APOCALYPSE – 
MONDAY 2 OCTOBER – 17:45 – 18:45 @ Partisan Collective 19 Cheetham Hill Road, M4 4FY

Greater Manchester CND is hosting, Avoiding Apocalypse – Alternatives to a war-based foreign policy.

Speakers include, Dr Jenny Clegg (Labour CND), Ann Feltham (Parliamentary Officer at Campaign Against the Arms Trade) and Dr Kate Hudson, General Secretary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND).
More info here: http://www.thepeoplesassembly.org.uk/avoiding_apocalypse

Also don’t forget the centre piece of the week of action:

NATIONAL DEMONSTRATION  – SUNDAY 1 OCTOBER

No More Austerity | Scrap The Pay Cap
For Decent Health, Homes, Jobs & Education
12pm Castlefield Arena / Liverpool Road, Manchester

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Keep checking the new Demo Info Page too as new coaches are added everyday from across the country & details of speakers and performers will be added soon. Invite your friends on Facebook

Let’s make sure the Tories know what Manchester thinks of their austerity policies!Bring banners, placards and your friends as we give the Tories a big unwelcome to the city.

For full list of events check the Official Timetable & look out for more event updates on Friday.

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