Following a resolution passed at the AGM: for the health and comfort of members, smoking is no longer permitted in any part of the club. We thank you for your co-operation in this regard.
7.45pm Sat 14 April ‘The wind that shakes the barley’ Ken Loach’s film about the Irish war of independence
against the British and the civil war which followed it.
7.45pm Sat 5 May ‘The Crucible’ Arthur Miller’s classic play transferred to the screen. Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder and Paul Scofield.
7.45pm Sat 2 June ‘Cinema Paradiso’. Guiseppe Tornatore’s Italian gem. When a successful film director learns of the death of a prominent figure from his childhood he reminisces on the highs and lows of growing up in the community he left.
PEOPLE'S HISTORY GROUP
28 April 2-4pm ‘Teddy Ashton & Tum Fowt’ Allen Clark—Bolton poet, humourist and socialist
30 June 2-4pm ‘Researching Joe Shufflebotham’ Cliff Stockton on the early Bolton socialist and a
founder of the club.
THE PLAY GROUP
We read plays out loud, discuss their content and generally enjoy ourselves.
Next meeting 8pm Friday 27 April
Further dates from Eileen 01204 409729
8pm Friday 20/4/07 WELCOMING THE STRANGER—Ray Collett from BRASS talks about
the work his organisation does to support refugees in Bolton.
8pm Friday 18/5/07 200th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ABOLITION OF THE SLAVE TRADE.
Brenda Lynton- Escreet leads the discussion on slavery then and now.
8pm Friday 15/6/07 THE WORK OF NEARIS. Nearis have been a tenant at the club for a number
of years, running a variety of courses for asylum seekers, travellers, and others. Staff and tutors
talk about their work in what promises to be a very interesting and informative evening.
Sat 21 April Clarion Choir. 2.15pm
Sun 22 April Kinder Scout ramble. Details on club notice board.
Sun 29 April Banner presentation. Clarion Choir at Roughlee 2pm. Cyclists meet at People’s History Museum 10am. Minibus from club 12 noon.
Sun 6 May. Cycle ride/ramble via Sarah Reddish’s grave to Rivington
Mon 7 May. May Day march with banner. Details on club notice board.
16/17 June Trip to New Lanark. Details on club notice board.
ANNUAL WALT WHITMAN WALK
An easy walk on the moors where we read poems, drink wine and enjoy convivial company. To celebrate the Bolton connection with America’s greatest poet.
2pm Saturday 26 May (details of starting point to be posted in the club)