Brume at Fuel Café Bar
Experimental, improvised music night Brume returns to Withington’s Fuel Café Bar this Tuesday evening for its sixteenth instalment. Conceived by Manchester-based jazz electronica four piece Plume, Brume provides a space for artists you might not see elsewhere to try out new things and showcase unfinished works. This month’s roster of performers is audiovisual artist ScratchWerk A.V., drum and bass duo Mr Mustard and political jazzpunk trio No-Arm.
Tue 18 Jun, Fuel Café Bar, 448 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, M20 3BW, 8pm – 11pm,

Tawnya Renelle’s This Exquisite Corpse Book Launch + Book Signing
Hailing from the States but currently residing in Glasgow, poet Tawnya Renelle brings her new collection of work to Northern Quarter hotspot Gullivers on Tue 18 Jun. This Exquisite Corpse features a selection of poems exploring sex, drugs and sweary words and celebrating the racier side of the written word. Renelle will be reading selected poems before inviting audience members to take part in a ‘Poetic Sexploration’ open mic component in the second half of the show. Sounds intriguing.
Tue 18 Jun, Gullivers, 109 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LW, Tel: 0161 819 2970, 7pm-10pm,

Last Chance to See Everything Starts From Something at Manchester School of Art
This Wednesday is your last chance to see the degree show from the latest crop of grads at the Manchester School of Art. See our full preview for more details.
Until Wed 19 Jun, Manchester School of Art, 153 Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6BG, Tel: 0161 247 1751, 10am – 6pm,

Exploring Your Political Pathway at Pankhurst Centre
On Thursday evening, The Pankhurst Centre hosts this political engagement workshop for women in conjunction with The Parliament Project – a non-partisan charity that aims to get more women involved in politics. Women from across the political spectrum including Labour councillor Amna Abdullatif and Women’s Equality Party candidate Sam Johnson will discuss their own political careers, as well as suggesting ways in which you can get involved.
Thu 20 Jun, The Pankhurst Centre, 60-62 Nelson Street, Manchester, M13 9WP, 6pm – 8pm,

Sam Illingworth at Blackwell’s
Also on Thursday evening, University bookshop Blackwell’s hosts a book launch from MMU lecturer and writer Sam Illingworth. A Sonnet To Science covers the hazy ground between science and poetry, focussing in on several noteworthy scientists who were also wordsmiths. Illingworth will be reading from his new volume, and copies will be available to purchase on the evening.
Thu 20 Jun, Blackwell’s Bookshop, University Green, 146 Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9GP, 7pm – 8.30pm,


Mon 17 Jun - Fri 21 Jun
Jon Whiteley
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Tue 16 Apr 2019