Freedom from Torture Manchester fundraising night 4th March

An evening of spoken word, music and humour, hosted by Sheena Patel Women across the world are routinely subject to violence and the threat of violence simply because of their sex and sexuality. This night is about challenging that. This night is about the voices, the talents and the passion of women who refuse the

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Manchester Newroz Party 2013

Sunday 24th March  2- 6.30pm English Martyrs Parish Centre, Alexandra Road South, Whalley Range, M16 8GF. Free entry for children.. More details coming soon….

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Kurdish and Turkish Folk Dance Day for women and children

2 workshops in simple folk dances followed by live music and the chance to use your new skills. No experience necessary. A day to bring all our communities together and have fun. The workshops will be in English with interpreters for Arabic, Kurdish (Kurmanji), Turkish, Urdu and Punjabi. This event is for women and children

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Kurdish night at Matt and Phreds

A Kurdish-themed evening of music, dancing and food organised by 24:7 Theatre Festival  to raise money  which will go towards putting on their show ‘The Interpreter, Home.’  The play is by Hekate Papadaki and is about a psychologically damaged Kurdish patient and issues that arise when she is treated in a mental health hospital. Live music

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Escape from the City Festival 10th Sept 2011

Escape from the City Festival Saturday 10 September 2.00-7.00pm Paula Darwish & The Country and Eastern Band, Lulu and The Lampshades,Girl Peculiar, Princes in the Tower,Albert Thompson and more…. Tickets are free – but book in advance to receive your festival wristband. Call Salford Tourist Information Centre on 0161 848 8601 or email with

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Iguana Bar Party March 18th 2011

Iguana Bar Party Iguana Bar: 115 -117 Manchester Road, Manchester, M21 9PG Paula Darwish and the Country and Eastern Band with their unique brand of Turkish and Kurdish folk music.More beautiful music from Turkey with special guests Heather Greenbank and Pascal Paschalis on bouzouki. World music at its best.Fresh shawarma and falafel wil also be

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