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KEN LOACH STARS IN FUNDRAISER FOR SALFORD RESOURCE CENTRE
 

Star date: 24th September 2017

KEN LOACH, JB BARRINGTON, RICKY TOMLINSON AND MORE

Films and Conversation with Ken Loach and Friends
Thursday 23rd November 4pm-midnight
Moston Miners' Centre 20/10

Ken Loach, director of top films like I, Daniel Blake, Cathy Come Home and Looking For Eric, is to star in a fundraiser for Salford Unemployed and Community Resource Centre on Thursday 23rd November. Joining him are JB Barrington, Ricky Tomlinson and more, with tickets on sale now.

Full details here...


Income for the Salford Unemployed and Community Resource Centre in Eccles has been cut by fifty per cent since last year, and to help raise funds, top film director, Ken Loach, is to star in Films and Conversation, an afternoon and evening of entertainment at Moston Miners' Community Arts Centre on Thursday 23rd November.

Joining Ken Loach for the event, which begins at 4pm and runs until midnight, are Ricky Tomlinson, ace Little Hulton poet JB Barrington, Smug Roberts, Atilla The Stockbroker and local bands Red Light Effect and Liam Caly.

Salford and Eccles MP, Rebecca Long-Bailey, is also supporting the night, alongside a host of other organisations including Greater Manchester Unite Community branch and Salford TUC.

Salford Unemployed and Community Resource Centre, or SUCRC, helps people with welfare and benefit issues, employment problems, debt counselling and more, as well as running breakfast clubs for the homeless and training courses. It calls itself the 'fourth emergency service in Salford'.

"Our Prison Project reduces re-offending by over ninety per cent which prevents vast number of further innocent victims of crime being created, as well as saving tax payers millions of pounds of prison costs; not to mention restoring prisoners to a place in society" states a spokesperson for SUCRC.

"Last year, our Welfare Team and Employment Law Team won 1.5million for our clients" they add "We aim to increase that figure this year but we need funding to do so. We want to continue to help and support people who don't have the facilities to do so themselves..."

Films and Conversation with Ken Loach and Friends
Thursday 23rd November 4pm-midnight
Moston Miners' Community Arts Centre
35 Teddington Road, Manchester M40 0DJ

Tickets are 20 with 10 concessions plus 1 booking fee.
To book click here

For more background into Salford UCRC projects see previous Salford Star articles click here and click here

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