The Working Class Movement Library in Salford holds a unique record of Greater Manchester’s radical past that resonates with current social issues and the continuing fight for justice.
Thomas Paine, the radical revolutionary of the American War of Independence, is the subject of the Working Class Movement Libraries first post-lockdown exhibition.
Working class radicals from our past are very rarely remembered within our public sphere – there are few monuments to their feats and their personal collections feature little within the official archives. William Cuffay was one of these working class radicals, preserving no diary, autobiography or papers and his lack of wealth and power leaving only faint traces of his life to explore
Outspoken comedian, activist and anarchist Mark Thomas is bringing his current show, ‘Check Up: Our NHS @ 70’ to HOME, Manchester, 8 pm on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 March. The Meteor spoke to Mark on his previous visit to Manchester when he performed at the Lush Showcase. He talked about his thoughts and feelings […]