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November 2017

Free for Arts Festival: Fantasy, Fairytale & Dreams

9th November 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Free

Free For Arts Festival (FFAF) is an idea that has been handed over to different Manchester collectives and welcoming local audience to experience arts for free since 2009. Art Vanguard (AV) has been offered to be the host for FFAF 2018 and would like to transform 3 central Manchester venues into the worlds of Fairytale, Dream, and Fantasy. Supporting the cooperation between different disciplines of art, AV will commission 3 new collaborative performance works to be developed by artists and…

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Reading Group: The History of Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust

14th November 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Free

Reading group open to the public, led by Dr Jean-Marc Dreyfus (Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Manchester) New trends in academic Holocaust studies will be presented and discussed in a friendly atmosphere. Group meetings will regularly be held at the museum and will explore representative pieces of recent scholarship on the Holocaust and Anti-Semitism, which participants will be expected to have read in advance of each meeting. The meetings will be guided by Dr Jean-Marc Dreyfus, Reader in Holocaust Studies at…

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Reading Group: The History of Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust

21st November 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Free

Reading group open to the public, led by Dr Jean-Marc Dreyfus (Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Manchester) New trends in academic Holocaust studies will be presented and discussed in a friendly atmosphere. Group meetings will regularly be held at the museum and will explore representative pieces of recent scholarship on the Holocaust and Anti-Semitism, which participants will be expected to have read in advance of each meeting. The meetings will be guided by Dr Jean-Marc Dreyfus, Reader in Holocaust Studies at…

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December 2017

Klezmer Concert

7th December 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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£12

If you haven't experienced one of our Klezmer concerts yet, then you're missing out! Join us for our annual festive Klezmer concert, featuring Michael Khan Kapelye, L'Chaim Kapelye and friends, Hard Times Kapelye and more! Be amazed by this beautiful traditional music in the perfect acoustic setting of our museum, and expect dancing in the aisles! Doors and bar will be open from 7pm. TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE  

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Hanukkah Family Fun Day – Go Nuts for Donuts!

17th December 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Free

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon as we celebrate the festival of lights with a host of hands-on activities: Donut Making (and eating!) Workshop Make an Edible Dreidel Traditional Jewish Food Hanukkah Crafts All activities are completely FREE and entrance to the museum is included! As this event involves food please note the following: Manchester Jewish Museum uses kosher suppliers and ingredients where possible but we are not under the supervision of Manchester Beth Din.

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January 2018

Amid the Mirk over the Irk: When Irish meets Klezmer (Matinee Show)

January 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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£15

  Irish meets Jewish (Amid the Mirk over the Irk) - Matinee Show Michael McGoldrick, Dezi Donnelly and Angela Durcan together with L’chaim Kapelye …. Imagine, back in the day (say 1880s-1900s), the huddled masses down in the valley of the river Irk; on the western bank, the largely Jewish communities of Red Bank and on the eastern side the largely Irish dwellers of Angel Meadow. Their differences in languages, cultures and religions meant they probably kept largely to themselves…

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Amid the Mirk over the Irk: When Irish meets Klezmer (Evening)

January 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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£15

Irish meets Jewish (Amid the Mirk over the Irk) Michael McGoldrick, Dezi Donnelly and Angela Durcan together with L'chaim Kapelye .... Imagine, back in the day (say 1880s-1900s), the huddled masses down in the valley of the river Irk; on the western bank, the largely Jewish communities of Red Bank and on the eastern side the largely Irish dwellers of Angel Meadow. Their differences in languages, cultures and religions meant they probably kept largely to themselves but, imagine, amid the…

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10cc’s Graham Gouldman & Heart Full of Songs

January 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Stoller Hall, Hunts Bank
Manchester, M3 1DA United Kingdom
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£28

          Graham Gouldman is one of the world’s leading songwriters. Perhaps best known for his stellar success as part of 10cc – and for songs such as I’m Not In Love and Rubber Bullets – he also penned some of the biggest hits of Sixties, writing for The Hollies, Herman’s Hermits and Wayne Fontana. This January, Graham Gouldman performs the critically acclaimed Heart Full of Songs, an acoustic set that showcases his songwriting successes, from 10cc…

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February 2018

Museum Bakery – Jewish Cookie Workshop

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Free

Would you like to learn how to bake your own delicious Jewish cookies? Whether you're a 'Kichel Connoisseur' or a complete novice, this FREE session will have you gobbling up your own unique creations in no time. Experiment with the delicious ingredients provided to create your own 'one of a kind' recipe. What flavour combination will you create? Almond and Cherry? Lemon and Honey? Chocolate? Double Chocolate? Triple Chocolate? This workshop is a great chance to explore Jewish food culture…

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Museum Family Fun Day – Purim

February 25 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Join us for an afternoon of family fun and learn all about the Jewish festival of Purim. Craft a super loud Purim noise maker Decorate your own Purim biscuits Make, decorate and fill your very own Purim goody bag All activities are completely FREE and entrance to the museum is included. This event is a great introduction to Jewish culture and is suitable for all.

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