People’s History Museum celebrates its new Play Your Part project next weekend with two days of special pop-up exhibitions responding to current events and past campaigns. Funded by Arts Council England, you’ll be able to share your thoughts and memories in the Play Your Part interactive exhibition, see some of the objects collected during the project and take in exclusive events. Saturday sees a bit of a ‘80s theme, creating ‘80s-inspired accessories with Stitched Up and culminating with a Miner’s Strike benefit bop. Elsewhere, Tony Walsh and Quiet Loner devise a narrative of poetry and song inspired by the museum’s collections, while award-winning writer Emily Capstick leads a creative writing course and performance. The party then continues on Sunday with a Sensory Labyrinth theatre performance inspired by the Fabian Society, rounding off with Soapbox Sunday – a discussion and debate about current events in the news – all with the aim to inspire activists of the future. Booking required for certain events, see the full schedule here.

Sat 1 Mar – Sun 2 Mar, People’s History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields, M3 3ER. Tel: 0161 838 9190, 10am – 10pm, FREE entry (booking required for certain events),

Sat 1 Mar - Sun 2 Mar
Hannah Phillips
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Mon 24 Feb 2014