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Didsbury Arts Festival 2012 Programme

Update: Due to ground conditions, with more rain forecast, Sunday’s outdoor events outside Didsbury Library and at Fletcher Moss Park have been cancelled. All Saturday’s events are going ahead as planned. Come down to the library (12 pm – 2 pm) for music, dance and street theatre. And don’t forget the Lantern procession, 7 pm start at Parsonage Gardens.

Thursday 27th September

7:00 pm: Manchester In Focus - South Manchester Camera Club - The Parsonage 7:30 pm: Music and Poetry from Poets & Players - Poets & Players - Nazarene College Chapel 7:30 pm: Intriplicate & Voci Dolci (classical; voice and instrumental) - Emmanuel Church 7:30 pm: Unfurling waves, slow unfurling wreckage (art exhibition) - Ivan Leudar - Emmanuel Church 8:00 pm: Word>Play with The FlashTag Writers - Albert Club 8:30 pm: Jazz with Jupiter - Slug & Lettuce

Friday 28th September

1:00 pm: Piano Recital by Kwangho Lee - Emmanuel Church 1:00 pm: More Stories About High Hopes & Coffee - Robert Graham - The Parsonage 6:30 pm: Bedtime Stories with Willie Winkie - Didsbury Library 7:30 pm: Flamenco de la Vuelta - Didsbury Baptist Church 7:30 pm: Musical Notes from Russia - Heather Broadbent - Christ Church, Darley Avenue 8:00 pm: Nightjar Press - Northern Lawn Tennis Club 8:30 pm: Unknowable Tantrum Wind (stand-up comedy) - Lewis Charlesworth & Pete Philipson - Albert Club 8:30 pm: Swingin Affair - St Catherine’s Social Club

Saturday 29th September

12:00 pm, 1pm & 2pm: Animation Workshops with Barry Skillin, Animation Nation - Didsbury Library 12:00 pm: Pantasy Steel Band & Schools Street Theatre - Didsbury Library (Outside) 1:00 pm: Music Recital - Students of Parrs Wood High School - Christ Church, Darley Avenue 1:00 pm: Tourism and Love with the Moor Cottage Writers - Moor Cottage Writers - The Parsonage 3:00 pm: Storytelling - Emily Capstick & Matt Wardle - Emily Capstick & Matt Wardle - Fletcher Moss Park Visitor Centre 4:00 pm: Flute and Piano Recital - Jonathan Booty (Flute) & Ian Tate (Piano) - Christ Church, Darley Avenue 7:00 pm: DAF Lantern Procession - Parsonage Gardens 7:30 pm: Border Fiction - Jane Rogers, Zoe Lambert & Michelle Green - Didsbury Baptist Church 7:30 pm: Hansel & Gretel – Engelbert Humperdinck - performers from the RNCM. Musical Director Seonaid Hayes - Emmanuel Church 7:30 pm: Unfurling waves, slow unfurling wreckage (art exhibition) - Ivan Leudar - Emmanuel Church 8:30 pm: The Whole Hog in Concert (jazz) - Northern Lawn Tennis Club

Sunday 30th September

12:00 pm: Plucky the Giant Walkabout Chicken, the 3rd Davyhulme Scouts & Guides Marching Ban ... and more - Didsbury Library (Outside) 12:00 pm: Creative Space family event - Fletcher Moss Park (Café and Lower Tennis Courts) 2:00 pm: Nonets for Winds & Strings - Deconet String Quartet Plus - Christ Church, Darley Avenue 2:00 pm: If Wishes were Fishes …. Simon Heywood and Shonaleigh (music and storytelling) - The Parsonage 4:00 pm: Reality Reality - Jackie Kay - The Parsonage 7:00 pm: Jewels From the Sky - The Songs of Daniel Bath - The Parsonage 7:30 pm: Frambuesa Tango Quintet - Didsbury Baptist Church 7:30 pm: The Tower of Bagel - Simon Heywood & Shonaleigh (music and storytelling) - Nazarene College Chapel 8:00 pm: COFILMIC Comedy Film Festival – best of the festival tour! - Albert Club