plant-powered menu on every stall. Moon Duo, Mogwai more. Expect author signing sessions, spoken word, craft activities, historical insights and even scary stories for kids during the nine-day festival. This event is sold out on Eventbrite, but with free ticketed events like this its always worth keeping an eye out for drop outs on the day. Sat 23 Dec, Simpson Memorial Hall, 361 Moston Lane, Moston, Manchester, M40 9NB. M Neighbourhood Festival Sat 7 Oct Various venues 30 City-wide festival featuring Peace, Rat Boy, Superfood plus more. Local tunesmiths announced so far include tvam, Mother and Inland Taipan. Times vary, free. Iberica, The Avenue, Spinningfields, 3 Hardman Street, Manchester, M3 3HS. Wed 27 Jun, Urmston Library, 34 Golden Way, Urmston, Manchester, M41 0NA. Sun 1 Oct, The Great Northern, Deansgate, Manchester M3 4EN.
He will bring a Soviet-era statue of Friedrich Engels (pictured) from the Volga, Europes longest river, and install it permanently in the centre of Manchester. Whilst the screening is technically free, the organisers are asking for a voluntary donation to help raise funds for 2018s Festival, so you're encouraged to give generously to this worthy cause. Its just another snippet of info on the much anticipated Mana which is slated to open some time this summer. Sat 26 Sun 27 Aug, Camp and Furnace, 67 Greenland Street, Liverpool, L1 0BY. Tickets: 7, m Fri 6 Apr / Tropical Soundclash @ The Deaf Institute / 11pm-3am Sam Redmore on selection and The Mighty Magoo on percussion for this explosion of Afro, Latin and more.