Monday 18 April

The Castle Hotel

7.30pm – Free

For our April event this year, we teamed up with The Greater Manchester Sound Archive!

Our performers brought history to life with brand new pieces of work inspired by a playlist of voices from history.

Have a listen to our specially curated historical playlist below, and read archivist David Govier’s blog post about the event.

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Oldham Street, Manchester, 1900

Listen to the archive

Line up of performers

Introduction from David Govier of Archives+

Ros Ballinger – comedy/spoken word

Amy McCauley – poetry

Ronnie Leek – spoken word

Passover (Andy Nicholson & Jeffarama) – music & spoken word


Adam Blaize – comedy

Eleni Cay – poetry

Alex Webb – spoken word

Nicky Crewe – memoir

Tammy Macdonald – spoken word

Benjamin Judge – spoken word

This event will be recorded by Comma Press, and some pieces will be available afterwards on their brilliant MacGuffin platform