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October 2018

Heritage Walk – Jewish Manchester

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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£7

Step back in time and discover Manchester's intriguing Jewish history on this fascinating heritage walk. Discover Jewish schools, synagogues and soup kitchens alongside the little known history of Marks and Spencer and other incredible stories from Manchester's industrial past. Starting at Manchester Jewish Museum your expert guides will lead you on a tour around the streets of Lower Cheetham; Manchester's historic Jewish Quarter.

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November 2018

Nikky Norton Shafau’s Festival Plenary Poem and Audio Podcast

November 5 @ 12:00 am - November 18 @ 12:00 am

Nikky Norton Shafau’s Festival Plenary Poem and Audio Podcast. Monday November 5th to Sunday November 18th Manchester based poet, Nikky Norton Shafau will be absorbing the Festival of Leaving, soaking up the atmosphere of the beautiful building, overheard conversations of the community and taking inspiration from the themes of Leaving, legacy and loss to then share a poetic aggregation of the last stories that flowed through the museum. If you spot her – come over and have a chat! Nikky…

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Jo Scorah: Nomad

November 5 @ 10:00 am - November 18 @ 4:00 pm

Nomad Jo Scorah Installation running throughout the festival - free with museum entry and during events. The Nomad installation is a tent-like structure capturing notions of shelter and fleeing. Made from canvas that has been painted, stained and stitched, its 3dimensional shape allows it spread and used as a protective shelter. Its satin lining is screen printed with images of conflict, perpetually reminding the viewer of its concept. This outer-garment is able to be wrapped around the body by its…

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Journey with Absent Friends

November 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Journey with Absent Friends Ellie Harrison Journey with Absent Friends will be part of our Festival Launch Party on 5th November 7-10pm - reserve your free tickets here Journey with Absent Friends is an installation for the inside of a caravan, with artworks hidden in every cupboard, drawer, nook and cranny with stories from Ellie and participants, about people we have loved and lost. Members of the public are invited to explore and then add their own memories to our…

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Festival Launch Party

November 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Festival Launch Party Monday 5th November, Manchester Jewish Museum, 7-10pm This event is free but ticketed. Reserve your free ticket Remember, remember, the 5th of November...and come along to the Festival of Leaving's free launch party. It is the start of a two-week playful and surprising exploration of leaving, loss and legacy at the museum. For one night only you will be able to sample the delights of our museum in a caravan 'Journey with Absent Friends' and contribute to…

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Ofrenda

November 5 @ 7:00 pm - November 18 @ 10:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Ofrenda Ellie Harrison The Ofrenda will be in our bar area throughout the festival. To celebrate Day of the Dead in Mexico, people build ‘Ofrendas’ to remember friends, family and people of significance. Ofrendas are brightly coloured displays including tables filled with photographs, flowers, candles, food and significant objects. They are a central part of celebrating those we have loved and lost, from close family to our heroes from music or sport. Ofrendas are built in people’s homes, in schools,…

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Festival of Leaving Movement Workshop 1

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Irish World Heritage Centre, 1 Irish Town Way
Manchester, M8 0AE United Kingdom
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Festival of Leaving Movement Workshop 1 Wednesday 7th November, 6pm. Free but ticketed. We all have a story/ journey of how we came to be here in Manchester. Join us for a free 2-hour workshop exploring memories of leaving one place and arriving at another, using words and movement to share journey's and cultures. Everyone is welcome to come along and have a go, with choreographer Joanne Bernard. "You can't really know where you are going till you know where you've…

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Ana Silvera – Oracles

November 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW
£10

Photo: Alice Williamson Ana Silvera - Oracles Wednesday 7th November 7.30pm, Manchester Jewish Museum (£10, plus booking fee) Buy tickets Drawing on stories from her own eventful life as well as folklore and myth, Ana’s songs are vignettes, poignant snapshots in time that weave poetry and melody to magical effect. For this special concert tour, alongside other original work, Ana will perform songs from her latest release, an alt-folk choral song cycle entitled ‘Oracles' (Gearbox Records) with renowned Manchester based…

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Bubble Schmeisis

November 8 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
£12

Bubble Schmeisis - Nick Cassenbaum Thursday 8th November, 7.30pm, Manchester Jewish Museum £12 (plus booking fee) Buy Tickets Bubbemeises is Yiddish, it translates as a grandmother's story, a tall story, an old wives' tale. Writer and performer Nick Cassenbaum invites you into the warmth of the Canning Town Schvitz. Like many London Jews Nick's family left the shtetl and shtiebels of Poland and Russia to escape persecution. They left a lot there and brought a lot with them. After years of…

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Traces of the First World War

November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Traces of the First World War Sunday 11th November, Manchester Jewish Museum, 11am-4pm - free but ticketed. Reserve your ticket Join us for a family day of remembrance for the centenary of the end of the first World War. We will explore the stories of the six boys from our synagogue's congregation who died in the war through activities, conversation and reflection. The day will start with a minute's silence at 11am. Events include: 12-2pm Printed Postcards: WW1 stories and…

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