24th – 30th October 2011

Monday 24th

Beginners Guitar 4-6pm
Guitar lessons for beginners

An Introduction to Housing Co-ops 6.30-8pm
With house prices and rent on the increase, what other housing solutions do we have? Co-ops! Come along to find out what a housing co-operative is and how to set one up and find out about a new housing co-op in Manchester.

Accordian Music evening 8-10pm
A relaxing evening at the cafe

Tuesday 25th

Knit it! 2-4pm
Learn to Knit

Feminism and Class workshop 5-6.30pm

UMSU Squatting Socitey meeting 5.30- 6.30pm

Shift Magazine- How to start your own publication 6-7.30pm
Shift magazine- 13 issues on we thought we’d share our experiences of starting a radical publication!

What should anti-capitalists be anti-psychiarty? 7.30- 9pm
A topic that is rarely touched upon by the radical left, this workshop and discussion asks- why is anti-psychiatry an important issue for anti-capitalists and anti-authoritarians?

Wednesday 26th

Story time with Jez 4-6pm
Bring your favourtie book (and your kids!)

Guerrilla Gardening 4-5pm
Guerrilla gardening is about taking direct action to make the world more beautiful, more edible, more fragrant, more bio diverse, more colourful, more sustainable and more friendly. Come along and find out about some things you can do this season to get all sorts of plants in all kinds of places.

Share learning languages- Lesson 2 5-7pm
2nd lesson for begginers. You can choose From Italian, Spanish or French

Anarchism, riots and revolution: a discussion with Manchester Anarchist Federation 7.30-9pm

Cider making workshop 5-9pm
With Manchester Brewing Cooperative- bring  any apples you have hanging around!

Music from the Basement 9.30- 12am

Rachel and Daisy: Guitar, Mandolin and a ethereal voice make up this female folk duo

The Happy Soul: ‘A cacophony of mistakes, regrets, catharsis, and joy’, have a look here:
http://www.myspace.com/happysoulmark

Oh Howl: Guitar, cello and violin evoke hauntingly beautiful sounds

The Yossarians: A hoard of musicians create sounds to invigorate the ear- bring your dancing shoes!

Thursday 27th

Building a 12 volt sound system 3-5pm
Fancy some tunes on your bike? Then come along to this workshop to learn how to build a 12 volt bike soundsystem. Tunes on wheels!!

Dale Farm 7-9pm
Given recent events at Dale Farm in Essex, more awareness of deep
seated racism towards travellers have surfaced. This workshop will
take a look at these issues, and ways in which we can work to change
this.

Queer Riot 9pm- midnight
A collective of queer artists brings you a night or acoustic sounds, poetry readings and above all a night worth remembering!

Friday 28th

Introduction to sound engineering 2-6pm
A workshop on sound engineering, set up the sound for tonight’s gig!

Whatever they say, squatting will stay!  6-8pm
October the 1st 2011 will mark one year since the Kraakverbod made
squatting illegal in the Netherlands. However, hundreds of people still
squat and will continue to squat. With squatting in the UK coming under threat, join us to hear 3 squatters from Amsterdam talk about squatting before the ban, resistance to the criminalisation and what’s been happening since the Kraakverbod became law.

Post-critical mass OK Cafe Halloween Partay!!
8pm- midnight
Join Critical Mass at 6pm at Central Library for a group ride around the city, follow by post cycling drinks and music at the OK Cafe. Bring your bike!

Saturday 29th

Kids Halloween Day! Midday-5pm
Story time with Jez, arts and crafts, vegan cooking for kids (halloween treats),

Rhythms of Resistance percussion workshop 2-4pm
Learn to drum Samba style with RoR, an international network who take direct action and play at demos. Instruments provided. No experience necessary.

West Papua – The Secret Genocide
—————————————————-
The forgotten tropical paradise of West Papua is also the scene of a
vicious genocide being committed by the Indonesian military against a
defenceless tribal people. Over 400,000 are estimated to have been killed
since West Papua was colonised, but the people remain resilient in their
struggle for freedom.

Join us for this event where you can find out more about this unreported
struggle. There will also be a screening of the award winning undercover
documentary on the struggle, Forgotten Bird of Paradise.

Sunday 30th

Puppet show and cabaret! 4-7pm
An anarchist puppet show.

100 days to Palestine 7-9pm
This spring a group of cyclists left London and set off to cycle to Palestine via protests, No Borders camps, radical communities and much more. This is an informal session for friends and others interested in the trip. http://www.100daystoPalestine.org

One Response to 24th – 30th October 2011

  1. dee says:

    Hello,
    Could you post on this space the info about the interesting talk and film screening tomorrow (Saturday 29th Oct) at 4pm?

    West Papua – The Secret Genocide
    —————————————————-
    The forgotten tropical paradise of West Papua is also the scene of a
    vicious genocide being committed by the Indonesian military against a
    defenceless tribal people. Over 400,000 are estimated to have been killed
    since West Papua was colonised, but the people remain resilient in their
    struggle for freedom.

    Join us for this event where you can find out more about this unreported
    struggle. There will also be a screening of the award winning undercover
    documentary on the struggle, Forgotten Bird of Paradise.

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