Glossop Labour Club

Special Events

Music Nights

We have regular Sunday night music sessions, on the 4th Sunday of each month. (Note that this is not always the last Sunday). 'Music' here includes not just tunes and songs, but also poems, monologues, or anything else you would like to share. The next one will be on Sunday 27 October, starting at 8.30 pm.


Sunday November 3

Red Film Club


Starring John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton, and Cyril Cusack. Based on the 1949 novel by George Orwell, it centres on the risks of government overreach, totalitarianism and repressive regimentation of all persons and behaviours within society. Sounds relevant?. Cert. 15

The film lasts 119 minutes, and will be shown with subtitles.

Admission is free; donations welcome. Members only, but you can join at the door.

The bar will open at 7 pm, and the film starts at 7.30.

Future Programme:
Sunday December 1. Timbuktu


Sunday October 27

Sea Shanty Session

2 pm

Come and sing your favourite shanties, join in the choruses, or just sit and listen - but I doubt you'll be able to resist the temptation to join in!


Thursday November 14

Glossop Record Club

Strawberry Recording Studios

Admission free

Doors open 8 pm; music kicks off at 8.30

We're back at Glossop Labour Club on Thursday 14th November for a talk with Dr Peter Wadsworth about Stockport's legendary Strawberry Studios, founded by 10cc and played host to Paul McCartney, Buzzcocks, Joy Division, The Smiths, The Charlatans and loads more. Not least St Winifred's School Choir. Put it in your diary!


Saturday October 26

Cobalt Tales

8pm (doors open 7.30)

£6 advance booking, £8 on the door

Cobalt Tales (Patricia Sherrington & Nuala Keller) present powerful vocals, engaging harmonies, melodic bass and acoustic guitars delivering songs from the heart that stir the soul.
Originally from Wigan & Sheffield, Pat and Nuala are experienced singer -songwriter entertainers. Now based in Ullapool, they tour extensively throughout the UK .

When they visited our Tuesday Folk Club recently, the members were so impressed that they insisted that we should book them for a gig.

Tickets are available from the Club, or from George Street Community Bookshop. You can also book online at wegottickets.


Saturday 19 October

Lancashire Night

7.30 pm

An evening of songs etc from Lancashire (and Derbyshire)

Songs, tunes poems, monologues - anything goes. Mainly from Lancashire or Derbyshire - or elsewhere if you want, even Yorkshire.

All contributions welcomed, or just join in the choruses. Or even just sit and listen.

There will be food - Lancashire hot-pot (of course) = veggie option, Lancashire cheeses, and other things as well.

No charge for admission; there will be a small charge for the food.

**Note the start time! Come early to get a good seat. **


Thursday 24 October

Folk Train: Klezmer Collective

We often have difficulty getting this band together on a folk train date, but tonight this much loved band are back to offer us a toe tapping, hand clapping evening of music and dance playing their renditions of Jewish and Eastern European traditional and celebratory tunes.

Travel on the 18.59 from Piccadilly (arriving at the Club about 7.30). Return on the 21.48 from Glossop.

Forthcoming Folk Trains:

28 November: Mambo Jambo

19 December: Eunice Bobcats


Saturday November 23

Andante Live present:

Blowin' in the Wind

Songs of Peace, Protest and Love

8 pm (doors open 7.30)

Tickets: £10 advance booking, £12 on the door

Join Andante to be transported back to the era of peace, protest and love with uniquely arranged classic songs.
Andante combine the vocal harmonies of Vee Sweeney and Mark Rowson with outstanding musicianship. Playing 16 instruments between them. they perform an uplifting show to give you a fabulous evening of unforgettable music.

When Dylan, Baez, Lennon and others sang their songs of peace, protest and love, times certainly were a-changing.

Tickets are available from the Labour Club and from George Street Community Bookshop. Also online from wegottickets


Sunday 17 November

Red Shed Players

The Past Lives in the Present

2 pm

Tickets £4 advance, £2 concession; £5 on the door

A play in two parts, relating events at Peterloo with a contemporary look at injustice set in a modern day cafe


Saturday 9 November

Glossop Ukelele Band

Amnesty International Fundraiser

8 pm

Admission £5

A great evening's entertainment.

All proceeds to Amnesty International.