let’s allcelebrateJune 2008
When and where?Tuesday 17 June, 12 noon-3pmGeorge House Trust75–77 Ardwick Green NorthManchester M12 6FXTuesday 17 June, 12.30–3pmFallowfield Library, Platt LaneManchester M14 7FBThursday 19 June, 10.30–11.30amGorton Library, Garratt WayGorton, Manchester M18 8HEThursday 19 June, 1.30–2.30pmGorton Library, Garratt WayGorton, Manchester M18 8HEThursday 19 June, 12 noon–5pmCheetham and CrumpsallWelcome Centre, Trinity UnitedChurch, 2 Greenhill Road,Cheetham Hill Manchester M8 9LGThursday 19 June, 12 noon–6pmBarnardos, 69 Ardwick GreenNorth ArdwickManchester M12 6ESFriday 20 June, 7pm onwardsContact Theatre, Oxford RoadManchester M15 6JASaturday 21 June, 12noon–5pmThe Grange Community ResourceCentre, Pilgrim Drive(off Albert Street), Beswick,Manchester M11 3TQSaturday 21 June, 1–4pmNorth City Library, Rochdale RoadHarpurhey, Manchester M9 4AFSaturday 21 June, 12 noon–4pmRoyal Oak Community CentreBrookcot Rd, Royal Oak,Wythenshawe, Manchester M23 1DSaturday 21 June – Sunday 21September, Gallery opening timesManchester Art GalleryMosley Street, Manchester M2 3JLThursday 26 June, 1–2pmCentral Library, St Peter’s SquareManchester M2 5PDSaturday 28 June, 1–3.30pmThe Great Hall (upsatairs)Manchester University. SackvilleStreet, Manchester M60 1QDSaturday 28 June, 6–8pmSporting Edge, Stopford StreetManchester M11 1FGWhat’s happening?Refugee Week 2008Refugee + HIV positive experiences of asylum and immigrationThis event aims to increase understanding between different communities living with HIVin the UK. Music, talks, information and food from around the world. The event is open toanyone living with HIV. Please contact Daniel Murphy on 0161 274 4499 if you have not beento the George House Trust before.Somali StoriesAll Somali and English speakers are welcome to this event for all ages with talks aboutSomali history for adults, children’s stories, henna painting and refreshments.Story time for the under 5s and their familiesStory time for families: celebrating your family’s culture in music, rhyme and stories.Story time for the under 2s and their familiesStory time for families: celebrating your family’s culture in music, rhyme and stories.Open Day at the Welcome CentreIn addition to the usual Welcome Centre services and amenities, there will be specialhealthy food, music, activities for families and children and other events with health andmulticultural themes.Refugee Week Fun DayAn afternoon of food, music, crafts and other fun activities for adults and children inconjunction with the Chinese Community CentreExodus Launch, Exodus LiveLaunching the next three years of the Exodus programme and featuring a special ExodusLive band night of contemporary/world music performed by Greater Manchester Refugeemusicians. Don’t miss it!East Manchester Festival 2008A celebration of and for the communities of East Manchester, with world music and dance,bike-riding, art and craft, information, relaxation, children’s activities and delicious food.Everyone welcome – all activities are free!NORTHSTOCK! World Music and Food FestivalA showcase of different world music bands and groups from the local communities ofManchester and tasters of food from around the globe- lots of fun, performances andopportunities to get involved! Please contact Louise Cunningham for more information on0161 908 1903.Wythenshawe Refugee Week FestivalAn event to celebrate Refugee Week and to bring together new and establishedcommunities in the Wythenshawe area. All invited. There will be a variety of displays,exhibitions, activities and performances. Food and refreshments!The ChangesCome and see new photographic artworks created by young unaccompanied asylumseekers. Artworks have been inspired by the work of Korean artist Gwon Osang Exhibitionon the top floor. Entry is free. Please call Leisa Gray on 0161 235 8877 for more information.Refugee Poetry ReadingRefugee poetry reading with Kurdish poet Choman Hardi and Algerian poet Adel Guemar.Contact Darren Rawcliffe on 0161 234 1981. For more information on various events inlibraries phone 0161 234 1986.Manchester Supplementary Schools Network Achievement DayPupils from various supplementary schools and volunteer teachers will receive awardcertificates. There will be performances and food from around the world.Please contact Daniel Yupet to reserve your place (Phone: 07940471090), email@example.com or Sudip Chatterjee (Phone: 07717340921), firstname.lastname@example.orgAwareness Raising Day French Afro-CaribbeanHandball taster sessions involving women from all cultures and ethnic groups. TraditionalFrench Afro-Caribbean performances for children and a taste of French Afro-Caribbean snacks.