Anarchist Bookfair, Manchester, Saturday 29th April

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Anarchist Bookfair, Manchester, Saturday 29th April

The second Manchester Anarchist Bookfair

When is it?:

The second Manchester Anarchist Bookfair

(Previously Manchester Radical Bookfair)

Saturday 29th April 12.00noon-5.00pm

(May Day Bank Holiday Weekend)

The Basement, 24 Lever Street (off Piccadilly Gardens) central Manchester

What is it?:

Manchester has a strong tradition of radical protest and the bookfair is an opportunity to find out what is going on in Manchester now.

The bookfair focusses on anarchist/ grassroots/ DIY/ non hierarchical groups and NOT party politics.

Who will be there?:

Below is a list of people who attended the last Manchester Anarchist Bookfair in December 2005.

ABC Distro Leeds

AK Press: http://www.akuk.com

Anarchist Federation: http://www.af-north.org

Angelic Upstarts/Oppressed/ Anti Fascist

Ape magazine: http://www.apemagazine.org

Bulb magazine: http://www.bulbmag.com

Class War: http://www.classwaruk.org

Corporate Watch: http://www.corporatewatch.org

Cunningham Amendment

Earth First! Manchester: http://www.earthfirst.org.uk/manchester

Freedom: http://www.freedompress.org.uk

Indymedia: http://manchester.indymedia.org.uk

IWW: http://www.iww.org.uk

Northern Herald Books

Northern Voices

Prisoner Support

Re-pressed Distribution: http://www.re-pressed.org.uk

Solidarity Federation: http://www.solfed.org.uk

Total Liberty

The Wombles: http://www.wombles.org.uk/

We will be posting a full list of stalls on the website when people have confirmed.

(See: http://www.bookfair.org.uk/stalls/stalls.html)

Can I have a stall?:

Space is limited. Therefore if you are interested in having a stall at the event please contact me as soon as possible.

manchester@bookfair.org.uk

There will be a minimum charge of £5 for a stall (pasting table size).

Can I run a workshop/ talk?:

Due to lack of space there will be no workshops/ talks at this bookfair.

However if you are interested in running something please let us know and we will see if we can arrange something.

manchester@bookfair.org.uk

Where is it?:

The venue:

The Basement is located down a flight of approximately ten stairs at 24 Lever Street in central Manchester.

How do I get there?:

Transport:

The venue is a short two minute walk from Piccadilly Gardens.

Nearest bus:

Piccadilly Gardens

Nearest Metrolink:

Piccadilly Gardens

Nearest Train Station:

Manchester Piccadilly

(See: http://www.bookfair.org.uk/venue/venue.html for venue details and map)

Vegan Cafe:

Hot and cold food and drink will be available from the Basement cafe.

All food and drink is vegan and teas/ coffees fairly traded.

There is space to chill out and chat.

Internet Access:

There will be free internet access via the Basement's computers.

How can I help?:

Please remember that the bookfair is very much a DIY event. Any money raised is put back in to cover venue costs and publicity.

Therefore any help with promoting the bookfair is greatly appreciated. Please post this email on to anyone you think might be interested, put an article in your newsletter or zine, post it up on discussion forums and notice boards.

If you can help distribute posters and flyers please contact me with your address and I'll mail some out to you.

manchester@bookfair.org.uk

If you would like to help out and get involved in organising the bookfair please email manchester@bookfair.org.uk

How can I get in touch?:

In order to keep costs as low as possible the best way to contact the bookfair organisers is by email.

manchester@bookfair.org.uk

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MANCHESTER ANARCHIST BOOKFAIR

Anarchism*Peace*Direct Action*Social Change

Email:

manchester@bookfair.org.uk

Log on to the website for latest updates:

http://www.bookfair.org.uk

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Apr 5 2006 14:57

red n black star

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Apr 10 2006 10:02

for all the anarchist Martial Arts geeks, Jeff Monson will be at the bookfair as well. Thread about Monson:

http://libcom.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=8440

red n black star

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Apr 10 2006 10:44
JDMF wrote:
for all the anarchist Martial Arts geeks, Jeff Monson will be at the bookfair as well. Thread about Monson:

http://libcom.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=8440

red n black star

I managed to get Terry Marsh to go to the last London bookfair, but I guess I have been bested!

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Apr 10 2006 10:55
PaulMarsh wrote:
JDMF wrote:
for all the anarchist Martial Arts geeks, Jeff Monson will be at the bookfair as well. Thread about Monson:

http://libcom.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=8440

red n black star

I managed to get Terry Marsh to go to the last London bookfair, but I guess I have been bested!

Who ever puts them in a ring at norwich bookfair wins the whole lot!

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Apr 26 2006 22:20
JDMF wrote:
PaulMarsh wrote:
JDMF wrote:
for all the anarchist Martial Arts geeks, Jeff Monson will be at the bookfair as well. Thread about Monson:

http://libcom.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=8440

red n black star

I managed to get Terry Marsh to go to the last London bookfair, but I guess I have been bested!

Who ever puts them in a ring at norwich bookfair wins the whole lot!

Its more democratic at the Newcastle Projectile. Everybody fights