Most of us celebrated Christmas on 25 December, if we do celebrate it, of course. But Orthodox Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus on 7 January, and the holiday is very different to the Christmas that a lot of British people grew up with.
The Working Class Movement Library celebrated Engels Week last Thursday (24 November) with an evening of empowering songs by Joe Solo and Johnny Campbell.
Three Manchester events this fortnight: Socialism & Trade Unionism 15 Nov, Organising for a New Education 19 Nov, UCU Strike Fundraiser 26 Nov
Get your tickets now for these three events coming up in November 2022 in Manchester.
Did you see any spooky goings-on in Platt Fields Park this Halloween? You might have encountered a world record attempt at the most people dressed as ghosts in one place!
A new book from Manchester author and activist Ian Allinson tells you everything you wanted to know about workplace organising but were afraid to ask, and some things you hadn’t even thought of.
Manchester Pride has changed over the years since its inception in the mid-1980s. The Pride weekend provides more than just entertainment for the LGBT community, but is Pride doing enough to keep up with the community’s diversity in 2022?
Bluedot claims the festival ‘eco-crown’ not just for having a range of initiatives to cut emissions and waste, but also by offering a genuine attempt to inform, educate and influence its audience.
That’s the theme of a pop-up art exhibition being held in Salford on 27 August, to spread a little joy in a time when LGBTQ+ people are under attack from the media and politicians.
Gary Roberts reports on the rise of restaurants with a focus on sustainability in Manchester, and eats out at BOXCO which aims to provide ‘very tasty food that promotes health & wellness at an affordable price.’
Addressing the gender imbalance in comedy, Contact Hostel organised an all-female lineup show at Feel Good Club café in the Northern Quarter, with all of the money raised going towards vulnerable teenage girls in Manchester.