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(en) Britain, The Second Manchester Anarchist Bookfair Saturday 29th April 2006

Date Mon, 13 Feb 2006 08:56:38 +0200

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.
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.

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?:
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.

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.

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