We’ve got science, singer-songwriters, Levy locals, dancing and ragtime rascals this month. There’ll be kids fun, amazing food and crafty delights too! Here’s the lineup:
Saturday 4th May
Science Saturday – UMPO Events
We’re having a spectacular Science Saturday for this one! The good folks at the University of Manchester Physics Outreach are coming along for all day science fun, with interactive activities, demos and lots more. The kids will LOVE it, and you can get some shopping done! May the 4th be with you (sorry).
Saturday 11th May
Music:Clare Stokes – 12.30pm
Clare Stokes is a singer-songwriter based in Manchester. Her acoustic folk-pop style is unique and memorable with heartfelt lyrics drawing heavily on her personal experience of growing up in Cornwall, giving her songs an earthy, soulful quality.
Find out more about Clare on her website, SoundCloud or Facebook.
Activities for the Kids: Build It Lego Club and Printing with John Pindar Arts – 10-4pm
The kids corner is back as both Build It! Lego Club and John Pindar Arts will be over by the tunnel with great value children’s entertainment. It’s just £1 a child per activity, and grown-ups can get their mitts on the Lego too for just £2 a person. Fun times together!
Friday 17th May
Veg Fest Night Market: Static Fantastic – 7pm
It’s that time again for all things green and tasty! Vegetarian and vegan recipes rule at Veg Fest with Levy locals Static Fantastic delighting your dance floor moves. Static Fantastic are a collective of crate divers ready to seduce you with their aural pleasure. Expect a cocktail of psychedelic transmissions, new age jazz, sentient drum rhythms and cosmic dub. Have a listen here.
Saturday 25th May
Music: Dr. Butler’s Hatstand Medicine Band – 12.30pm
A travelling troupe of musicological minstrels, peddling their unique good-time tonic to all four corners of the land. Made from a secret combination of folk herbs and blues spices. A sprinkle of ragtime, a dash of swing, a blend of spiritual and gospel essences, a pinch of the oldest of old-time melodies, a slither of bluegrass and a teaspoon of Vaudevillian and Music Hall showoffery; all whisked together with the most esoteric of folk rhythms.