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Monday 15 October - Monday 22 October 2018

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EqualiTeas – Celebrating 90 years of voting equality

Our celebratory evening will unfold with local ladies choir, Cantare, singing The Pankhurst Anthem, specially commissioned by BBC Radio 3 to mark the centenary of the first British women (those over 30 who owned property) gaining the right to vote in February 1918. The piece features music by composer Lucy Pankhurst and text by Helen […]

Catherine Czerkawska – Celebrate World Book Night

Join us for a special evening to celebrate both World Book Night and the current gallery exhibition, Reading Art. Critically acclaimed writer Catherine Czerkawska will share extracts from her latest novel The Posy Ring. An award-winning author and playwright, Catherine has written plays for the stage, ITV and BBC Radio 4, and has published numerous […]

Ursula Holden Gill – All the World’s a Stage

Join us to celebrate Shakespeare and his amazing stories. When All the World’s a Stage Ursula is blissfully in her element, a tip top family storyteller sure to stimulate imaginations with stunning characterisations, great agility and joie de vivre. For Shakespeare Week, Ursula has crafted a show from the various traditional folk tales that first […]

Powerful tales to be told in Rochdale

Acclaimed writers will be heading to Rochdale next month to mark Mother Language Day – a worldwide celebration of linguistic and cultural diversity. Poets Ian Duhig and David Herd will be joined by Anna Pincus, founder of the Refugee Tales project. Together they will share stories made in collaboration with refugees, casting a light on […]

Ian Duhig, David Herd and Anna Pincus – Refugee Tales

Join us on Mother Language Day to hear these incredible Refugee Tales as part of Manchester’s UNESCO City of Literature series. Stories shape the world we live in and, by sharing them, we have the power to make change and connect. In these extraordinary times, the stories in Refugee Tales II, Comma Press, cast a […]

See you soon – 2018 dates confirmed

Another exciting chapter in our 5-year history will be written this October. This year’s festival will run from Monday, 15 October 2018 to Monday, 22 October 2018 – 8 days of exciting arts for all ages. Events will cover drama, comedy, poetry, spoken word, visual arts and children’s shows. For young people aged 14-25, another exciting ‘Generation Z’ programme […]

Young writers, we want you!

Aged 14 to 25? We’d love you to to contribute to ‘Unmasked’, a zine of stories, creative writing and art to be published later in 2018 by unmaskedzine.com To find out more, email unmasked@fluxmagazine.com