Following on from the incredibly successful evening with Ken Loach recently, a further fundraiser for the Salford Unemployed and Community Resource Centre (UCRC) will see a Q and A with ace MP and acidic wit purveyor Dennis Skinner, on Friday 20th April at the Moston Miners Community Arts Centre.
There will be a screening of the first Dennis Skinner film, the Beast of Bolsover, before the Q and A session, plus speakers and live acts. So far confirmed is compere, comedian Smug Roberts, with The Northern Ramblers, From Carbon and Argh Kid.
Speakers will include UNISON NW Region Convenor, Paula Barker, Alec McFadden, manager of Salford UCRC, Steve North from Salford UNISON and Salford and Eccles MP Rebecca Long-Bailey.
"This is an event to raise money to allow the Centre to continue to protect and defend the poor vulnerable unemployed and disabled people of Salford" says Alec McFadden "This fund raising event follows on from the very successful event in November headlined by Ken Loach, socialist film director of I, Daniel Blake, which showed in graphic detail the economic and social effect of benefit sanctions of the DWP and Tory Government. That event raised over £5,500 and contributed to the work and campaigns."
Classic Dennis Skinner quote:
"Half the Tory members opposite are crooks..."
When told by the Speaker to withdraw the comment: "OK, half the Tory members aren't crooks..."
Dennis Skinner and Friends
Friday 20th April from 6:30pm
Moston Miners Community Arts Centre
Tickets are £20 with limited concession places available – click here to book