Gullivers monthly inclusive comedy night Blizzard returns this Monday, and closing the night is BBC New Comedy Award 2019 finalist Josh Jones. Manchester native Jones is a rising star, racking up an impressive number of awards and nominations in the short time he’s been performing. Supporting him are comedians Nick Ahad, Sian Davies, Kat Molinari and Thom Bee.
On Tuesday afternoon, The John Rylands Library hosts this free interactive event where you have the opportunity to explore the library’s vast archives. This collection encounter will lead you through Mancunian life at the start of the 19th Century, exploring the conditions that led to the Peterloo Massacre. This is a drop-in event, so no need to book ahead.
Syrian cultural centre Rethink Rebuild Society in Longsight hosts this screening event on Wednesday evening. Cathy Come Home is a 1966 television play directed by Ken Loach that documents the travails of a homeless mother, and had a huge impact on the perception of homelessness when it was first broadcast. This screening is followed by a short discussion.
On Thursday evening, Albert Square Chop House and charity Forever Manchester invite Private Eye cartoonist Tony Husband for this gift launch. Forever Manchester have produced a new line of gifts called It’s In The Blood: Red or Blue, a range designed by Husband that celebrates Manchester’s footballing legacy. In addition to enjoying the new products, you will also be able to see Husband’s cartooning work hung around the venue all evening.
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