October 2018

Alun Parry's Desert Island Disc at 8pm on Fri 2nd Nov

Liverpool singer songwriter Alun, composer of “I Want Rosa to Stay,” “My Name is Desi Warren” and other contemporary anthems, discusses his musical and political influences. A long time champion of wo... read more..

Red Friday - The Dispossessed 8pm Fri 26th Oct

Richard Wilkinson, Chief Executive of Bolton Citizen’s Advice Bureau, discusses how the impact of government legislation leaves increasing numbers of people locked out of even basic safety net welfare... read more..

Denis Pye Memorial Fundraider

Weʼre raising £900 to help fund an inscribed memorial bench in memory of Denis Pye at the Clarion Teahouse in Roughlee, Lancs Please copy the link below into your browser and go to the Just Giving pa... read more..

Write Out Loud 8pm Sun 20th Oct

Monthly meet-up for the local poetry and spoken word group. A very informal and supportive atmosphere, and open to all. NW legends Jefferama and Gordon Zola lead proceedings. £1 plus raffle... read more..

Wood Street Writers 10am to noon Sat 13th Oct

This month’s workshop launches the group’s project for the Walt Whitman bicentennial in 2019, an anthology of work inspired Whitman, his poetry and ideas. This will be one of several projects taking p... read more..

It is with great sadness we report the death of Alan Stead.

The service is at Bury Cemetery, St Peter's Road, Bury at 10.30 am , with everybody gathering on Tuesday 9th October  at the Fishpool, Liberal Club, 79 Nelson St, Bury, BL9 9HX, to celebrate his ... read more..

Red Film: Funny Cow 7.45pm Fri 12th Oct

Maxine Peake stars as a comedian who draws on her troubled past as material for her stand-up routine, as she tries to rise through the comedy circuit by playing Northern England's working men's clubs.... read more..

Nat Clare's Desert Island Discs 8pm Fri 5th Oct

Nat has been stalwart of the local music scene for many years, as a performer, writer and activist. An expert on the work of Bob Dylan, Nat’s music emerges directly from the lived experience of the un... read more..