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 24 March, starting at 8.30 pm.


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Thursday 28 March

Folk Train: Jozeph Roberts and Friends


Jozeph and other musical friends from the Chorlton Folk Club come together to provide an evening of pure entertainment with their mix of local, classic and self-penned songs appealing to all lovers of accoustic music.


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


Forthcoming Folk Trains:


Watch this space!



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Saturday 23 March

The Greyhounds

8 pm. Doors open 7.30 pm

Tickets £8; £6 advance booking


Fragile and fluid, The Greyhounds recharge the youthful immediacy of traditional music, lending much renewal to the narrative content of folk songs as to the melodies themselves.

John Ellis on piano, Sarah Dale on cello and Ian Fletcher on guitar bring seasoned calibre and unexpected texture to the mix, whilst maintaining an intuitive balance with Sonya Moorhead’s honest and expressive vocals.

The Greyhounds original setlist explores Anne Briggs’ original and iconic recordings and endeavours to honour the impact of this momentous catalogue and the traditional songs she revived during her early career.


(I saw this group a few months ago in Todmorden, and knew straight away that we must have them at the Labour Club! If you like folk songs - indeed if you like good songs of any sort - you will enjoy this. To find out more, visit Sonya's website http://www.sonyamoorhead.com/)


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Sunday 7 April

Red Film Club

Walkabout (1971)


A British-Australian New Wave film directed by Nicolas Roeg. Two young white children stumble upon an adolescent Aborigine who is performing a "walkabout." In this ritualistic six-month journey, the boy must learn to survive by himself in the imposing desert. Communication is a problem, although more for the girl than for her little brother, who still has a child's ability to communicate simply and directly. ‘Best Australian movie ever’; ‘haunting classic of cultural dislocation’, ‘A work of striking atmospheric contrasts’.

The film lasts 95 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:

May 5: Gentleman's Agreement (1947)
June 2: PadMan (2018)



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Saturday 6 April

Vintage Vinyl Vibes

Glossopdale Foodbank Fundraiser

8 pm. Doors open 7.30

Tickets £7, including buffet supper


Music from the 60s to the 80s. DJ: Phil Teece

E-mail angela.glossopdale@gmail.com to reserve a ticket.

All proceeds go to the Glossopdale Foodbank


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Sunday 14 April

2 - 4 pm

John Hallsworth Memorial Lecture



Janet Newsham: Women, Safety and Health since 1919


Linda Walker: Can Nuclear Weapons be Banned?


Linda Clair: The Life and Times of Betty Tubbs 1919 - 2017


Organised by the Greater Manchester Morning Star Readers and Supporters Group


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