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Jewish Arts Festival For All (JAFFA)

2nd July 2017


A host of stalls, demonstrations, tastings, viewings, children’s activities, music and more! This is a totally new initiative that will be fun for all the family.

Book early and tell your friends!

The day will start with a guided heritage walk around Cheetham Hill, setting off from the museum at 11am and lasting an hour. Activities in the museum itself will start at 12 noon. Visitors will be able to sample food and drink from local kosher suppliers (Beth Din approved). Family entertainment and activities will be provided with a children’s corner in the marquee. In addition to food and drink stalls, there will be a packed programme of events and entertainment.

The day will see popular klezmer band, L’Chaim Kapelye return to the museum. A new art exhibition will also open for the festival, showcasing paintings of Manchester by artist, Tony Raynes.

See the full programme and book tickets here

For more details call 0161 720 8721.

The festival is being organised by the JAFFA planning committee in partnership with Greater Manchester’s Jewish Representative Council.

Further JAFFA events will be held at The Comedy Store and The Stoller Centre, as follows:

Monday 3 July 7.30pm – Comedy Night at The Comedy Store
Sunday 9 July 2.00pm – Youth Art Exhibition at the Stoller Hall
Sunday 9 July 7.30pm –  Gala Concert at the Stoller Hall

More information here


2nd July 2017


Manchester Jewish Museum
190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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