‘The Uprising of Dignity’: film screening and book presentation by Manchester Zapatista Collective this week

This Thursday evening, Manchester Zapatista Collective are hosting a public documentary screening and book presentation in solidarity with the Zapatista movement in Chiapas, Mexico. The event, taking place on Thursday 19th January at Manchester’s Green Fish Resource Centre, will be an opportunity for attendees to learn more about the movement and indigenous communities’ struggle for […]

Bigger Badder Language: award winning spoken word night

Bad Language, headed by Joe Daly and Fat Roland, is dedicated to the development and promotion of new writing. Their monthly literature night held in Manchester’s Northern Quarter has won the Saboteur Award for best regular spoken word night in the UK for two years running. The Meteor went to their ‘Bigger Badder Language’ night, […]

Review: Stand Up For The People’s Assembly at Manchester Academy

‘Stand up, that we might’ sang protest singer Grace Petrie. ‘Save tomorrow’ came the refrain from a game crowd at the second annual Stand Up For The People’s Assembly event. The night, organised by Manchester People’s Assembly, saw a host of established performers donate their time to raise money and awareness in the fight against […]

Acoustic Amnesty gig plans to raise the roof for those without one

Acoustic Amnesty are offering an evening of acoustic entertainment from earth bound angels in a venue purpose built for this particular activity: Salford’s Sacred Trinity Church. The gig, next Thursday 24 November, kicks off at 7.30pm and is completely acoustic. Steven Lindsay has been organising these events since June 2013. He plans to use the […]

The Meteor talks to Mancunian stand-up comedian Thom Bee

This is the first in a series of interviews with local performers and artists in Manchester. If you are interested in being featured or know somebody whose work you think should be highlighted, then get in touch with us by emailing editor@themeteor.org         ———- The Meteor spoke to stand-up comedian Thom Bee at First Draft: […]