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Announcing Line up for Oxjam Manchester After Hours

September 3, 2014

Here is the latest line up for the Oxjam Manchester After Hours Takeover

5.30-7pm: Explore our Living Cultures and Manchester Galleries, watch films about Indigenous Australians and join artist Lauren Mullarkey to create attractive works which explore textile manipulation techniques using fabrics from around the world. At 6pm, meet Stephen Welsh, Curator of Living Cultures for a highlight tour of the gallery. The Museum café will also be open.

7pm-9pm: After Hours moves over to our Living Worlds gallery. Join us for the rest of the evening’s performances

7.15pm: Talk by Dr Caroline Bithell – Senior Lecturer in Ethnomusicology at The University of Manchester

7.30-8pm: Wangari A high energy, all female drumming performance band

8.15-8.45pm: July Julay Bachata and Salsa singer from the Dominican Republic

Oxjam Manchester – Takeover After Hours

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: – Bachata and Salsa singer from the Dominican Republic – 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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