The main Demo is 4th of October - see other post. But here is a list of all the other protests:
FRIDAY 2nd OCTOBER
Occupy The Tory Conference
Going on all week from 9am on Friday until 9pm on 10th October. Outside the Conference venue. There's also Road Blocker, aiming to occupy four roads into Manchester with music, dance and carnival events.
Beats For The Streets
Twelve hours of `creative rebellion' with the free sounds of Dub, Jungle, D n' B and Reggae. Bring a tent. 6pm-6am Piccadilly Gardens.
Love Music Hate Racism
Spoken word, beat boxing and DJs...with hosts Chris Jam and Mic Bytes, and Drase, Bane Soul:ution, Audio Heroine, Sir Robin Longshot, Cabinet of Millionaires, Loggi and Whiney M. Tickets £10/£5 all proceeds to refugees in Calais.
8pm-3am Rebellion (next to Deansgate Station) Whitworth Street West, Manchester.
SATURDAY 3rd OCTOBER
March Against Austerity hits Salford
The People's March Against Austerity, which began in Wirral, hits Salford in the afternoon, with legs from Boothstown to Worsley to Eccles. There's also a social
at Mr Smiths in Eccles at night but no details*. Then on the Sunday 4th the marchers will meet with the Salford bloc outside Salford Museum and Art Gallery for the march into Manchester.
Our City Not Yours
Flash Mob at Manchester Piccadilly station to welcome the Tories into town. 12:30pm
Welcome To Manchester
With Billy Bragg, Sam Duckworth, Billy Lunn, Brigitte Aphrodite, Eat The Evidence and more, plus a Reverse Supermarket Sweep in aid of Manchester South Central Food Bank, and a Foreign Currency Exchange to give your old foreign money to help the displaced.
The People's History Museum. Noon -10pm £10.
The Headscarf Revolutionaries
Brian Lavery talks about his book, The Headscarf Revolutionaries: Lillian Bilocca and the Hull Triple-Trawler Disaster, which recounts the winter of 1968 when three trawlers from Hull's fleet sank in rapid succession. One fishwife, Lillian Bilocca, sickened that men died because the authorities failed to bring in the shipping laws that could have saved them. In a few weeks she roused her community and shook the government. Hilda Palmer from the Greater Manchester Hazards Centre will also talk about her work at the Centre and current campaigns. Organised by the Mary Quaile Club.
2pm.Working Class Movement Library free
Pre Demo Rally
Hosted by Manchester Trades Council with speakers Alex Davidson, Manchester TUC Secretary, Ian Hodson, president Bakers Food and Allied Workers Union, Hannah McCarthy, Campaigns Officer, University of Manchester Students Union and Matt Wrack, General Secretary Fire Brigades Union.
3pm - 5pm Methodist Central Hall, Oldham Street M1 1JQ
Compared by Terry Christian, this is an evening of plays, comedy sketch shows and spoken word, including Knock Knock, an anti-austerity play written and directed by Kate Marlow; Flick and Julie's Pop Up Penny Pinchers Anti Austerity comedy sketch show and poetry by Stephen Morrison Burke.
The Dance House Theatre, 10 Oxford Road, M1 5QA 7:30pm
Tickets £3.50 (skint), £7.70 (standard), £13.20 (solidarity)
SUNDAY 4th OCTOBER
National demo No to Austerity - Yes to Workers Rights
People from Salford will join other campaigners outside Salford Museum and Art Gallery at 11am for a march into Manchester, to join the main protest which begins at Oxford Road at noon.
Unite the Resistance Post Demo Rally
Defend our unions, stop the Trade Union Bill…fight austerity, say no to scapegoating with speakers Matt Wrack (FBU General Secretary), Jane Loftus (President CWU), Liz Lawrence (President UCU), Ian Hodson (National President BFAWU), Candy Udwin (National Gallery PCS striker) and Jane Aitchison (Unite the Resistance).
3:30pm The Comedy Store, The Arches, Deansgate Locks, Whitworth Street West, M1 5LH
Laugh Them Out of Town - with a line up including Frankie Boyle, Mark Steel, Francesca Martinez, Sara Pascoe, Jeremy Hardy and Robin Ince.
Manchester Academy 7pm
Tickets: £10 / £20 / £30 (concession / standard / solidarity)
MONDAY 5th OCTOBER
Pots, Pans and Other Solutions
Inspiring documentary about bank crash solutions in Iceland with Q and A including guest speaker Birgitta Jonsdottir, a Pirate Party MP in Iceland.
Noon – 2:30pm Methodist Central Hall, Oldham Street M1 1JQ Tickets £7/£5/£2
Disabled People Against The Cuts Protest
Ian Duncan Smith: Murderer #IDSMurderer
Noon - Mount Street, Central Library
No To TTIP Protest
Called by War on Want, UNISON North West and Stop TTIP Manchester
Noon - Manchester Town Hall
Time to Scrap Trident?
Debate hosted by CND.
12:30pm - 2:30pm Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, M2 5NS
No Fees, No Cuts, No Debt.
2pm outside Tory Party Conference:
Tthe people fight back with speakers including John Hilary, Rena Wood, Rowan Mataram and John Rees.
5pm Methodist Central Hall, Oldham Street M1 1JQ
The People's Post Rally
Hosted by CWU, with speakers including Mark Ward, Jeremy Corbyn, Owen Jones, Lindsey German, Kevin Maguire, Mark McGowan (The Artist Tax Driver), Natalie Bennett and Mark Serwotka.
7pm Manchester Cathedral free
Beat Back! Music Against Austerity
With Super Furry Animals, Charlotte Church and more.
8pm Manchester Academy. Tickets £10/£15/£20 (plus booking fee)
TUESDAY 6th OCTOBER
NHS Not For Sale
Public meeting at Central Hall, 11:30am, followed by 'Wall of Sound' sirens protest outside the Tory Conference. Organised by People's Convention for the NHS, Keep our NHS Public and other NHS campaigns
Screening of We Are The Many
The story of the biggest global protest in history: the March against the war in Iraq of February 2003 - and its lasting impact across the globe.
2:30pm Methodist Central Hall, Oldham Street M1 1JQ £4/£7
Austerity Has Failed - so what's the alternative?
Economic briefing and discussion on the alternative to austerity. Speakers include James Meadway (New Economics Foundation) and Michael Burke (Economist) 5:15pm Methodist Central Hall, Oldham Street M1 1JQ
Refugees Welcome Here
Protest as Home Secretary Teresa May addresses the Tory Conference. Organised by Stand up to Racism
5:30pm Mount Street.
Space for Cycling Campaign
Ride around Tory Conference 6pm
Devolution Revolution - this changes everything.
Architects of the recent Greater Manchester devolution deals and Northern Powerhouse intend to change our lives. But the overwhelming majority of our citizens don't even know it's happening. Interactive questions, debate, voting, challenging food for thought, proposals for action and more. Organised by Greater Manchester Referendum Campaign for Democratic Devolution, Manchester People's Assembly, 38 degrees Manchester, Equality North West, Manchester Assemblies for Democracy, Manchester Trades Council, Unlock Democracy Manchester and others. 6:30pm-8:30pm Methodist Central Hall, Oldham Street M1 1JQ
Don't Bomb Syria
Public meeting hosted by Stop the War Coalition.
6:30pm Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, M2 5NS
Refugees Are Welcome Here Rally
Organised by Stand Up To Racism
7pm The Dance House Theatre, Oxford Road.
Faith Against Austerity
Cross faith meeting followed by vigil in Manchester Cathedral. Speakers include David Walker (Bishop of Manchester), Niall Cooper (Church Action on Poverty), Penny Hicks (Manchester People's Assembly) and other faith leaders.
7pm Manchester Cathedral free.
WEDNESDAY 7th OCTOBER
Fury Road - Disabled People Against Cuts Protest
To coincide with David Cameron's conference closing speech.
9am outside Tory Conference Centre
No to Fracking: Save our Solar!
Protest organised by Campaign against Climate Change, Friends of the Earth, This Changes Everything and others.
Noon - Mount Street
Towards Paris and Beyond: Building the movement for climate, justice and jobs. Public meeting organised by Campaign against Climate Change, Friends of the Earth, This Changes Everything and others.
4pm Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, M2 5NS
The People v The Tories
The week in review with Owen Jones, Francesca Martinez and Terry Christian. 6:30pm Methodist Central Hall, Oldham Street M1 1JQ
There's also the Climate Change Time To Act Conference on October 10th - full details here
Many of these events are free but require booking – for full details of booking all events see the People's Assembly website – click here
• If anyone wishes to add an event please use the comments box.
* See also previous Salford Star article on the protests - click here
* UPDATE 29th September
The Salford Star has now been informed that the Anti-Austerity March social at Mr Smiths in Eccles is an invite only affair organised by Salford TUC with speakers including Salford Mayor, Ian Stewart, and MP Rebecca Long Bailey .