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Festival Saturday + Art and Craft Fair

Location: St Clement's Church
Dates: Saturday 21 May, 2016 ...

Free Join us for the official opening of the festival with our Art and Craft Fair plus a day packed with entertainment for all the family. There will be a range of bespoke jewellery, personalised gifts, photography, framed art work and more on sale –…

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Seminar: Conditions Of Class In Manchester

Location: The Beech Inn
Dates: Sunday 22 May, 2016 ...

Free Presented by The Precarious University, this seminar will raise questions concerning Manchester’s spectacular gentrification and the ways in which artists and art educators have responded. Readings for this event are available at attackdotorg.com/texts. The Precarious University is a collaboration with Levenshulme Contemporary Art Centre.

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Southern Cemetery Arts Tour

Location: Main entrance to Southern Cemetery
Dates: Sunday 22 May, 2016 ...

Tickets £8 from showmemanchester.eventbrite.com Emma Fox of Manchester Guided Tours will take you through the country’s largest municipal cemetery, a green flag awarded oasis of tranquillity, visiting graves of notable Manchester creatives such as artist LS Lowry, ‘Mr Manchester’ Tony Wilson, Royal Exchange Theatre founder Michael…

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Backgammon Social

Location: Oddest
Dates: Monday 23 May, 2016 ...

Free The brilliant Backgammon Social have set up their home at Oddest with more and more keen players joining us every Monday! Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned master, you’re welcome to join. Other games are encouraged too, plus there are prizes for winners….

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Happy Spontaneous Me – Yoga Workshop

Location: Chorlton Central Church
Dates: Tuesday 24 May, 2016 ...

Tickets £8 / £6 available from theyogalifeproject.co.uk or 07808 501765 Another chance to take part in the YogaLife Project’s inspirational creative, yoga-in-action workshop led by architect, artist and yoga teacher Mick Timpson. The workshop will use gentle, flowing yoga, breathing, posture and yogic mindfulness concentration techniques inviting…

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Barlow International Folk Dance Group – Taster Session

Location: St Ninian's New Hall
Dates: Tuesday 24 May, 2016 ...

Free An international folk dance group that dances every Tuesday evening at St Ninian’s Church Hall, focusing mainly on dances from Eastern Europe. With members ranging from 12 years to over 80 – there’s no excuse not to give it a go! All ablities welcome…

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The Beech Inn Quiz

Location: The Beech Inn
Dates: Tuesday 24 May, 2016 ...

£1 to play Join copland smith of the Mankish Inquisition for an arts themed quiz night as part of the festival. Pictures available from 20:30 and questions begin at 21:00. Maximum 6 per team. Beer vouchers to be won!

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The Quiet Compere Writing Session

Location: Horse and Jockey
Dates: Wednesday 25 May, 2016 ...

Tickets £5 available here A regular writing session with playful prompts. All welcome. This is a laid-back and supportive group run by experienced facilitator Sarah L Dixon. There is always an exercise to relax attendees to start with from Japanese puzzles to poetry cut-up to…

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Horse and Jockey Market

Location: Horse and Jockey
Dates: Saturday 28 May, 2016 ...

Free Local producers descend on Chorlton Green to sell directly to the public, lots of local produce and amazing crafts.

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Manchester Vegan Fair

Location: Chorlton Irish Club
Dates: Saturday 28 May, 2016 ...

£2 (Kids Free) The ever popular Manchester Vegan Fair returns with an outside solar stage, live music and entertainment, rickshaw rides, talks, food, stalls and more – fun for all the family. www.veganorganic.net