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Tuesday, 21st October 2014
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Tue 21st Oct 2014
The House DevilsBury Met 8 pm
Hard Times OrkestarLongridge
United We StandThe Arts Centre Ormskirk8 pm
A new play by Neil Gore Musical director, renowned folk musician John Kirkpatrick

In 1972 tens of thousands of building workers won the first national strike in the industry for better pay and conditions. ‘Flying pickets’ left the contractors reeling. The Tory government and the large building companies wanted revenge, and the Shrewsbury 24 were put on trial in the following year.

Townsend Productions’ new play, United We Stand, follows in the traditional of their highly successful productions The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists and We Will Be Free!-the Tolpuddle Martyrs Story, and focuses on the true and still very current events that led to the imprisonment of building workers Des Warren and Eric Tomlinson (Ricky Tomlinson of ‘The Royle Family’). It will reflect the great tide of anger, which rocked the very foundations of the established political elite, examine the extraordinary political will of all the participants and share the anguish of falling prey to a flagrant miscarriage of justice.
Wed 22nd Oct 2014
The Lindisfarne StoryDarwen Library Theatre7.30 pm
Thu 23rd Oct 2014
Mike SilverBlack Swan Folk Club York8 pm
FaustusBrewery Arts Centre7.30 pm
Fri 24th Oct 2014
ClannadSands Centre Carlisle8 pm
Show of HandsBuxton Opera House 7.30 pm
Peatbog FaeriesBurnley Mechanics 8 pm
Caddy CooperBelmont Bull Bolton9 pm
Sat 25th Oct 2014
Eddi ReaderBrewery Arts Centre7.30 pm
Mike SilverAcoustic Tearoom Kirkby Stephen8 pm
The Oldham TinkersThe Atkinson Southport7.30 pm
Shropshire HeroesPoynton Ceilidhs8 pm
Mon 27th Oct 2014
Lady MaiseryBury Met 8 pm
Wed 29th Oct 2014
Kathryn TickellThe Atkinson Southport7.30 pm
Thu 30th Oct 2014
The Nordic Fiddlers BlocBury Met 8 pm
Sam LeeLantern Theatre Sheffield8 pm
Fri 31st Oct 2014
Lucy WardCarlisle Folk & Blues8 pm
MoulettesBrindley Arts Centre
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