Stroke/Ceramics Preview at Islington Mill
Artist Niki Colclough launches her latest ceramics exhibition with this event at Salford’s Islington Mill. The event brings the artist into conversation with academics from Manchester University and The Whitworth, and they’ll be talking about Colclough’s work on the Arts for Health programme, which uses the arts to aid the recovery of stroke survivors. The exhibition preview will feature work produced as part of this programme. Booking ahead is required to guarantee entry, due to the capacity of the venue.
Mon 14 Jul, Islington Mill, 1 James Street, Salford, M3 5HW. 6pm – 8pm, www.eventbrite.com
Reservoir Dogs at The Blue Pig
This Tuesday you can catch a free screening of Tarantino’s breakthrough masterpiece at the Northern Quarter’s Blue Pig. To celebrate 25 years since the film’s release, the bar will be serving up themed cocktails (a Mr. White Russian, anyone?) to keep you refreshed through its bloody 99-minute running time. See our full preview for more information.
Tue 25 Jul, The Blue Pig, 69 High Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 1FS. Tel: 0161 832 0630, 8pm, www.facebook.com
Oral History Workshop at Burgess Foundation
Oral histories are an increasingly popular way of telling stories about the past: Assembling the first-hand accounts of witnesses to piece together an event or period, bringing it to life instead of relying on the formal, dead language of archive texts and secondary sources. This all-day workshop, run by Dr. Fiona Cosson of The University of Bournemouth, will give you all the skills and support you need to complete your own oral history project, covering everything from interview technique to sharing your project when it’s finished.
Wed 26 Jul, International Anthony Burgess Foundation, 3 Cambridge Street, Manchester, M1 5BY. 10am – 4pm, www.eventbrite.co.uk
Recollection Exhibition Launch at Portico Library (pictured)
The Portico Library – a hidden gem tucked away above The Bank pub on Mosley Street – launches its latest exhibition this week, with a special launch event on Thursday. Recollection: Memory & Time is an exhibition of new work by five artists, looking at various aspects of memory. The exhibition was devised to run alongside the Portico’s reminiscence project, which supports the sufferers of dementia and their carers.
Thu 27 Jul, Portico Library, 57 Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3HY. 6pm – 8pm, www.facebook.com
Published on: Wed 26 Jul 2017