Category Archives: Manchester

MSS play Acoustic Amnesty!

We are playing this next week (despite the fact they can’t get our name right)!

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Sun shines on May Fair celebrations by Lisa Reeves Saturday 17th May 2014

    The weather was absolutely spectacular today for the 2014 Alderley Edge May Fair which proved to be another hugely successful community event. The sun shone beautifully as hundreds gathered in the village to the enjoy the parade, featuring … Continue reading

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NHS299 Sunday 29th September 2013

The Musicians Union Bateria uplifting the crowd of 50.000 to 70,000 protesters at the Save Our NHS Rally to protest the way the Conservative Party has treated it and the country on the first day of their Party Conference this … Continue reading

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Whitworth Weekending

We were brought in to lead the crowd from the various delights happening in Whitworth Park to mark the first time the Art Gallery closes in 125 years (whilst they build a huge extension to the building) as part of … Continue reading

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Manchester Timelapse – Observingtime

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The Rhythm The City 7pm

We receive a steady stream of enquiries at the moment asking whether new people can join Manchester School of Samba (MSS). The answer is a most affirmative yes (rather than “yes but…”). We enjoy the excellent, energetic and accessible choreography … Continue reading

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Urban Jellyfish

After our gig at Revolućion de Cuba, Manchester last night I saw these…

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Manchester Day Parade 2013

We have been busy preparing for the biggest parade of the year here in my home city of Manchester, The Manchester Day Parade. Modelled on American and Irish events it aims to celebrate the communities, diversity and creativity of the … Continue reading

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The Device (Sci-fi Short Film)

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Extraordinary Paintings of Manchester People

A moving video profile of artist Trystram Menhinick sharing the inspiration behind his intense yet poignant paintings of people from Manchester and Salford. From the Artzu Gallery.

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