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October 2015

Comedy Night @ MJM

15th October 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
190 Cheetham Hill Road

Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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£10

Three award-winning comedians - Sol Bernstein, Mark Maier and Steve Best – bring their unique stand-up acts from the international comedy circuit to the museum’s historic synagogue. Doors open at 7pm with MJM's new pop-up bar! Show starts at 8pm. SOL BERNSTEIN “One part Alf Garnett, two parts Mel Brooks and three parts like nothing you ever heard” (The Guardian) "Simply my favourite comedian" (Harry Hill) The legend that is Sol Bernstein escaped the Pogroms in Russia, the Nazis in Germany,…

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The Jewish Theatre Company present ‘Conversations’

18th October 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW
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£8

David Rendel, a psychiatrist, meets Shlomo Weider, a Holocaust Survivor, at a Holocaust Memorial Day event at the Holocaust Centre in 2003.  David's father, also a Survivor, died many years before and never told his story to anyone in his family.  The two men strike up a conversation and Shlomo mentions that he was, of course, with David's father throughout the war and knew him well. Based on a remarkable true story, David and Shlomo have a conversation which they…

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The Jewish Theatre Company present ‘Conversations’

18th October 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£8

David Rendel, a psychiatrist, meets Shlomo Weider, a Holocaust Survivor, at a Holocaust Memorial Day event at the Holocaust Centre in 2003.  David's father, also a Survivor, died many years before and never told his story to anyone in his family.  The two men strike up a conversation and Shlomo mentions that he was, of course, with David's father throughout the war and knew him well. Based on a remarkable true story, David and Shlomo have a conversation which they…

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The Jewish Theatre Company present ‘Conversations’

19th October 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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£8

David Rendel, a psychiatrist, meets Shlomo Weider, a Holocaust Survivor, at a Holocaust Memorial Day event at the Holocaust Centre in 2003.  David's father, also a Survivor, died many years before and never told his story to anyone in his family.  The two men strike up a conversation and Shlomo mentions that he was, of course, with David's father throughout the war and knew him well. Based on a remarkable true story, David and Shlomo have a conversation which they…

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November 2015

100 Years of Bollywood (Doors open 6:30pm)

8th November 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Manchester

M8 8LW, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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£8

DOORS OPEN 6:30 PM Funky drummers and a 6 piece horn section are coming to MJM to celebrate a century of Bollywood. The Bollywood Brass Band will be playing live music in sync with video projections from the earliest Bollywood (1913) footage to present-day blockbusters - all inside Manchester's oldest synagogue. The show features music with synchronised video projections of dance sequences from movies such as Devdas, Dhoom and includes film by Phalke, India's first home-grown film maker, accompanied by new music composed by…

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Video Jam @ MJM (Now sold out)

12th November 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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£5

DOORS OPEN 7:15 pm MJM has teamed up with Video Jam, one of the city's 'most innovative nights’ (Manchester Wire), to present an intimate programme of contemporary short films with a variety of live musical accompaniment. Exploring concepts of faith and ritual, and set within the stunning environment of Manchester’s oldest synagogue, selected work includes an extract from renowned film ‘Baraka’ with a commissioned score from acclaimed band Flamingods. This promises to be a unique night like none other. Full programme:…

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When Saira met Sarah (Muslim Jewish Forum)

22nd November 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Free

'When Saira met Sarah' is a literature event, with readings from an e- book of short stories and poetry by Muslim and Jewish women. These are competition winners, mostly without previous published writing. The works are sad, emotional and humorous. They give brief insights and reflections into the lives of Muslim and Jewish women. There is also a reading from the popular local authoress, Sherry Ashworth, who together with the celebrated poetess, Anjum Malik, devised and supported the project. FREE - no…

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Hey! Manchester presents Karima Francis (+ support)

26th November 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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£6

Blackpool-born singer-songwriter Karima Francis is back fresher than ever, with her third and so far strongest studio album, ‘Black’, produced by Dan Austin (Kid Wave | club kuru | Jimi Goodwin) and it’s clear to see Francis has not wasted a second of her two-year break since her second album, ‘The Remedy’. A lot has happened in Karima’s life since she first ensnared listeners in 2009, with her debut album, ‘The Author’, and live shows so emotionally charged and laid-bare, you could…

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December 2015

Klezmer @ MJM

10th December 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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£8

MJM’s annual Chanukah concert returns with a feast of klezmer with over 20 musicians performing inside the museum's historic synagogue. Performances from the Michael Kahan Kapelye and L'Chaim Kapelye (pictured). BOX OFFICE: 0843 208 0500

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Happy Chrismukkah!

13th December 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M8 8LW United Kingdom
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Free

Join Manchester Jewish Museum for a day of celebration as Christmas and Hanukkah come together for a festive family friendly day. Learn how to create your very own gift bag in a hands-on screen printing workshop delivered by one69a. Turn a tote bag in to a unique gift, or a gift bag. There will be a range of light inspired ready made designs to choose from, as well as the chance to customise a bag with your own designs. At 2pm,…

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