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Oxjam Manchester – Takeover After Hours

August 30, 2014

Oxjam Manchester Thursday 4 September 5.30-9pm.

Join us as we team up with Oxjam for an eclectic evening exploring how music plays an integral part in cultures around the world and can help galvanise the fight against global poverty.

There will be objects on show from our Living Cultures collection, craft activities, talks and film showings. Later Oxjam will take over our stunning Living Worlds gallery to showcase local musicians in the run up to their annual Northern Quarter fundraising festival (4 and 5 October) for Oxfam.

Join artist Lauren Mullarkey to create attractive works which explore textile manipulation techniques using fabrics from around the world.

Live music from: July Julay – Bachata and Salsa singer from the Dominican Republic Wangari – A high energy, all female drumming performance band

Speakers include: Dr Caroline Bithell – Senior Lecturer in Ethnomusicology at The University of Manchester

For updates on the programme please check out the Manchester Oxjam website or facebook page, Museum Meets blog or twitter.

Price: Drop-in, free, adults

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