HOME   ARCHIVE   GALLERY   SHOP   ABOUT US      
 

 
INTERNATIONAL ART FESTIVAL MANCHESTER FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY
 

Star date: 13th May 2018

SPOKEN WORD, DRAMA, MUSIC AND BELLY DANCING

International Art Festival Manchester
Friday 18th May 7pm-11pm
Nexus Art Café, Manchester £10

To show the many faces of our community, the International Art Festival Manchester has pulled together top acts from people around the world but based locally, including music from Northern Ireland and belly dancers from eight different countries. All proceeds go to the charity Child.org.

Full details here...


The title International Art Festival Manchester sounds rather grand for a one night event but organisers make no apologies, as they have galvanised a unique happening, bringing creative people from diverse communities and backgrounds onto one stage...

"'A lot of different flowers make a bouquet'; and isn't that why a bouquet is so beautiful?" they ask "We believe 'Yes', and what else could be a better proof of this than Manchester, 'Britain's city of languages', where around two hundred different languages are spoken.

"...We gathered the most exciting acts from Manchester to put on a show about what Manchester means to them" they add "So if you like our city just as much as they do, your place is here!"

So, the International Art Festival Manchester happens on Friday 18th May between 7pm and 11pm at the Nexus Art Café, Manchester, opened by the Women Asylum Seekers Together Choir.

Also appearing are Lindsay Munroe, a local alt-folk musician, Ilona Krieva from Latvia who will be performing a drama piece, Joanna Brown, a singer/songwriter from Northern Ireland, Annie Morsi, a 23 year old cognitive neuroscience student and poet, Kofi Gyamfi, from Young Identity, a spoken word artist and instapoet, and Alicia Grace Swaby, a musician from Kent who is studying in Manchester.

They are all going to be creative about what being in Manchester means to them. And they'll be joined at the close by The Belly Dancing Society of the University of Manchester, which has members from Venezuela, England, Spain, Myanmar, Italy, Oman, Lithuania and Ghana.

All proceeds from the night will go to go to Child.org, a charity that is dedicated to give every child an equal chance in life.

International Art Festival Manchester
Friday 18th May 7pm-11pm
Nexus Art Café
2 Dale Street, Manchester M11JW

Tickets £10 – to book click here

For more details on the Festival see the Facebook page – click here

Please enter your comment below:
 
 
 
Friends of Kersal Moor
Salford Star Benefit
Salford Star CD
Salford Star contact
Deli Lama
advertisement
 
Contact us
phone: 07957 982960
Facebook       Twitter
 
 
Recent comments
article: SALFORD FIRE HAZARD BLOCKS IN PENDLETON WON’T BE SAFE UNTIL 2022
@Wrote,when determining whether cladding was safe or not,the crucial test would be whetheŕ the work done was FULLY compĺ... [more]
article: SALFORD CUTS FOR CARERS WEEK
I have been a carer for my son for the last 17 years 5 years ago i was slandered by 4 social workers each one took their turn to d... [more]
article: SALFORD FIRE HAZARD BLOCKS IN PENDLETON WON’T BE SAFE UNTIL 2022
Rayofsunshine - Yeh, both Labour and Tory national goverments. The Council and the contractors had to have known the cladding wasn... [more]
article: SALFORD FIRE HAZARD BLOCKS IN PENDLETON WON’T BE SAFE UNTIL 2022
Rossi,why are you incapable of debating in a honest and rational manner? The point being that we can only judge Saĺford's pe... [more]
article: SALFORD UNIVERSAL CREDIT RENT ARREARS DOUBLE THAT OF NON-UNIVERSAL CREDIT TENANTS
Rossi.. So right but not only councillors and the Mayor, where are our two Lady Mp's. In hiding some would say. You never hear fro... [more]
 
 
 
 
 
Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds
 
 
 

Donate

Help the Salford Star...

all donations welcome

 
 

More articles...

NATIONAL THEATRE COMES TO FIVE SALFORD SCHOOLS

Star date: 18th November 2018

NATIONAL THEATRE BRINGS THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT TIME

The National Theatre is bringing its award winning play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, to five Salford secondary schools this week, which will be accompanied by a learning programme and Q&A with the cast and creative team.

The play will be shown at Harrop Fold, All Hallows, Oasis Academy, St Ambrose Barlow and Moorside.

Full details here...

GIANT SNOWMEN ARRIVE AT SALFORD MEDIACITYUK

Star date: 18th November 2018

WALKING WITH THE SNOWMAN SCULPTURE TRAIL AT MEDIA CITY

From Thursday 22nd November until 6th January, there's going to be a free Walking with The Snowman sculpture trail at Media City, featuring twelve giant sculptures inspired by the song The Twelve Days of Christmas.

There'll also be a collection of smaller snowman sculptures, designed by local young people, displayed inside venues. The event celebrates the 40th anniversary of Raymond Briggs' book The Snowman, and there'll be an auction of the sculptures for Children In Need.

Full details here...

WALKDEN IN A SALFORD WINTER WONDERLAND

Star date: 18th November 2018

STALLS, PERFORMANCES AND SANTA IN WALKDEN

The Walkden In A Winter Wonderland Christmas events programme kicks off on Saturday 24th November, with performances from Harrop Fold School, AK Theatre Arts and many others, free children's events, a thirty stall pop-up market, Santa and lots more.

Full details here...

YOUNG ONCE AT THE GREYHOUND IN SALFORD

Star date: 17th November 2018

MUSIC CLASSICS AND JOKES

Young Once
Saturday 24th November
The Greyhound, Boothstown free

From Dirty Old Town to Ed Sheeran songs, Young Once do great covers, original tunes and jokes, as Ian Leslie discovers.

Full details here...

SALFORD UNIVERSAL CREDIT RENT ARREARS DOUBLE THAT OF NON-UNIVERSAL CREDIT TENANTS

Star date: 16th November 2018

INCREDIBLE ARREARS INDICTMENT OF UNIVERSAL CREDIT

In a new City West Housing report for Salford City Council, it is revealed that, in Salford, the percentage of tenants on Universal Credit and in rent arrears is over double that for tenants who are not on Universal Credit. The figure is 78% compared to 37%.

City West currently has 1109 tenants claiming Universal Credit, and the company states that "The overall rent collection rate for these tenants for 18/19 is 93.05%, which is significantly lower than our collection rate for all tenants." It's yet another shocking indictment of the controversial benefit system.

Full details here...

 



written and produced by Salfordians for Salfordians
with attitude and love xxx