Saturday 28th February 2015 sees the city of Manchester buzzing with events ranging from an alternative media gathering to the Greater Manchester Peoples Question Time to a Music Beats Austerity gig – even Lionel Richie is smoothing into town to the Manchester Arena
REAL MEDIA GATHERING
From 11am-5pm, at Friends Meeting House in Manchester, a big independent media fair including speakers, discussions, networking and media training workshops
PEOPLES QUESTION TIME
Can we save our NHS from privatisation? – Do strikes work? – What’s the alternative to austerity? – Why is there always money for war? – What happened to social housing? – Can we stop cuts?
Shappi Khorsandi, Comedian
Mark Serwotka, General Secretary, PCS Union
Lindsey German, The People’s Assembly & Stop the War Coalition
Billy Bragg, Musician and Activist
Shahrar Ali, Deputy Leader, The Green Party
At a time when poverty and inequality continue to rise, and all major parties remain committed to a programme of cuts and privatisation, join us at the People’s Question Time where we will be discussing how we organise for a fair, sustainable and more secure future.
Do you have a question for the panel? Submit one when registering for a chance to put it to the event
MUSIC BEATS AUSTERITY
Music Beats Austerity with Billy Bragg, Grace Petrie, The Farm
Salford Star, 8th February 2015