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Gaslight – monthly open mic night

Gaslight is a monthly open mic night that hosts a theme for our regulars or for those who want to learn something new. You can of course play any songs you would like. You can find out about each night via Facebook / Twitter.

Thursday, June 29 at 8 PM – 11 PM

Welcome to the June Gaslight – our theme this month is the RnB vs RnB (Rhythm and Blues)

As always you can play any tunes you like, Gaslight is and remains an open mic night where we celebrate music and poetry. There will be a guitar available on the day.

Want to get involved? Leave me a message below or be at the Nip and Tipple for 8pm. See you there. x

https://www.facebook.com/events/119349165313325


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Home on the Range is a celebration of music, dancing and merriment on the last friday of the month at the Carlton Club in Whalley Range. The night offers a mix of twisted disco, house, funk with bits in between in for those with dancing feet.


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WE NEED YOUR HELP.
As you are aware, on July 8th, the Summer Pops in the Park event is being held. Tickets are available to order on line or buy in person at the Information Point in Chorlton Lodge on Wednesdays and Fridays (11am – 2pm).
The event itself requires volunteers to help out with various tasks on the day. If you are available your help would be gratefully appreciated, and you can register your time (various times are available throughout the afternoon/evening) by emailing Debbie Marsden at alex.park@manchester.gov.uk. When emailing please type the subject as ‘Pops in the Park Volunteering’.
Please remember that this is a charity event and all proceeds raised are being distributed equally to the Christie Hospital and We Love Manchester Appeal.


 


At the Carlton Club, Carlton Rd, Whalley Range…

Wednesday, July 19 at 7 PM – 11 PM

https://www.facebook.com/TheCarltonClub/

Musical Healing through accomplished members of our community near and far. Let us stroll into this wonderful July evening listening to some of the most soulful Northern British Bands around. Uplift will commence at 7pm. Pizza Paul on Standby with I knead Pizza and Petanque outside accompanied with glorious weather.

Life is good.

Lucy Mae: https://www.facebook.com/lucymaeuk/videos/vb.328188217276456/1193074730787796/?type=2&theater

OTD – £5 Non Members, £3 Members

 


St Margaret’s Church, Rufford Road, Whalley Range

Exploring Meditation Together

27/07/2017
Last Thursday of every month 18.45-20.15 until September
All welcome to enjoy moments of stillness, serenity, peace and togetherness.

Exploring Meditation Together
31/08/2017 and 28/09/2017
Last Thursday of every month until September
All welcome to enjoy moments of stillness, serenity, peace and togetherness.


 

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Regular activities in local pubs/bars &  further afield…

(Also see Health & Wellbeing – sports clubs news)

Check with organisers in advance in case of cancellations!



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Jazz @ the Hillary Step

Jazz Information

Live Jazz is a regular event on ‘What’s Happening’ at The Hillary Step.

Every Sunday and and Wednesday from 9pm we will be hosting a jazz gig featuring musicians largely from the NW, but also those on a national tour that our booking guru Bob Jones brings to Whalley Range.

2017 live music…

Sunday June 25th Andrzje Baranek Trio, piano led jazz wizardry.

Wednesday June 28th These Two plus One. Ingrid Alcade, vocals, Lloyd Rhodes, guitar, with Alison Diamond, saxophone. Well loved tunes.

Sunday July 2nd Lucy Lockwood Quartet

Swinging songstress with hot combo.

Sunday July 9th Bridgewater Blues Band – Classic blues

Wednesday July 12th Stu Morrison, a mellow mix of country, blues and jazz

Sunday July 16th Thomas Dibb Trio, Guitar led modern jazz.

Sunday July 23rd John Settle Trio, jazz, blues and Latin with the rare combination of Hammond organ, drums and vibes.

Wednesday July 26th Trilo3y 70’s-’80s rock but done quietly.

Sunday 30th July Sonorous Originals and standards, afro-cuban feel..

Sunday 6th August Stuart MacCallum, guitar soundscapes

Wednesday 9th Aug Singer Nishla Smith’s Trio, standards and originals

Sunday 13th August Zacc Rogers, stompin’ blues and originals

Sunday 20th August Annie Long Charming songstress with swinging combo

Wednesday 23rd August Jodrellaires Western swing time y’all

Sunday August 27th The Family Tree – Bassist Gavin Barras plays material from his new album with Jeff Guntren on sax, Jim Faulkner on guitar and Dave Walsh on drums.

Sunday 3rd September John Settle Quartet Vibes led jazz

Wednesday 6th September Midnight Johnny Morana, Blues deluxe

Sunday 10th September Gary Boyle, renowned guitarist leads his quartet.

Sunday 24th September Tobie Carpenter Quartet, classic guitar, organ

Wednesday 27th September Mat Walklate and Paolo Fuschi, brilliant blues and ska

Sunday 1st October Chorlton Country Club, Western Swing and beyond.

Sunday October 8th STUNTmen trio, Danny Ward, Danny Preston, Mark Francis keys see emilJanuary

Wednesday 11th October Mark Hanslip Trio, sax led modern jazz.

Sunday 15th October Freddy Garner Quartet, modern jazz from fast fingered Freddy and pals

For further information please contact us at The Hillary Step on 0161 881 1978 or email jazz@thehillarystep.co.uk

Sue & Angela’s Quiz

Calling all quizzers… quiz nights is first Tuesday of the month!!!

 


Regular pub/bar events…

The Hillary Step presents – Parlour – A weekly night dedicated to the love of Good Music, Good Booze and Good Games.Every monday night our entire back section will be overtaken by a cornucopia of games.From the classics (Chess, backgammon, darts and of course cards) to some modern beauts (Fluxx, Tokaido) as well as many others.Bar man and idiot savant (without the savant) ~ Ric will also be supplying his record player and picking out a theme for each week. the idea being to get back to basics and listen to albums all the way through. You know like we used too. Strictly no playlists.

 

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Wednesday is jam night at Jam Street !!!! 9pm till 12am drink promotions and free entry – so come down for an evening of good music all welcome, 🙂

Wednesday is jam night at Jam Street!

9.30pm-Midnight, FREE

209 Upper Chorlton Rd
Featuring Exhibit Reggae Band plus guests jamming


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For more information find our event page onFacebook.

Be the first to know about news and the latest events here at the Nip and Tipple by following ourFacebook and Twitter pages.

Need space for your event?

We can cater for birthdays, engagements or any celebration you might have. Get in touch to discuss your requirements – including catering – using our contact form or call 0161 8607330.

For regular updates, and to find out how to get involved, join the group below.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/427419630625428/

 

 


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A recent ICM survey revealed that only 2% of the British public were aware of the extent of contribution of Muslims to World War One (WW1). Given the current political and social climate around the UK and Europe, and with the centenary memorials well under way and set to continue for the next few years, the British Muslim Heritage Centre (BMHC) has been had at work researching and documenting Muslim stories from WW1.

Read more: http://www.bmhc.org.uk/100-untold-stories-of-sacrifice-exhibition/


 

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Hillary Step Pub Quiz

Every month on the first Tuesday, maximum 6 per team, £1 a head. Winning team gets the cash, runners up get booze. Hurrah!

http://thehillarystep.co.uk/

Jazz Sundays

These Jazz gigs are on Sundays from 9pm  – they’re free!

2016 live music…

Live Jazz is a regular event on ‘What’s Happening’ at The Hillary Step. Every Sunday and (from February 17th) Wednesday from 9pm we will be hosting a jazz gig featuring musicians largely from the NW, but also those on a national tour that our booking guru Bob Jones brings to Whalley Range.

For further information please contact us at The Hillary Step on 0161 881 1978 or email jazz@thehillarystep.co.uk

 


Manchester Muslim Writers

We meet each month at Chorlton Library in South Manchester, on the last Friday of the month.

Time: 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Venue: Rear of Chorlton Library (look out for the ramp near the telephone booths)

Manchester Road, Manchester M21 9PN

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Hello! 123rd Manchester has spaces available for Boys and Girls to join our Monday evening Beaver and Cub groups. We’re based in Whalley Range – At the scout hut behind English Martyr’s Church on Alexandra Road South, M16 8GF For more information see our page, drop us a message or just pop by on Monday’s at 6:30pm

http://www.mansouthscouts.org.uk/district/groups/123rd-manchester/


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