Glossop Labour Club

Special Events

Music Nights

We have regular Sunday night music sessions on the 4th Sunday in each month. 'Music' here includes not just instrumentals and songs but also poems, monologues, anything you would like to share.
**The next one will be on Sunday 25 February, starting at 8.30. 

Note also:

Welsh Night on Saturday 3 March (see below for details).


Thursday 22 February

Folk Train: Geoff Higginbottom

He will delight all music fans with his blend of local and classic folk songs dleivered with humour and sincerity, An evening of pure entertainment,

Leaving Piccadilly at 18.46, arriving at the Club about 19.30. Returning to Manchester on the 21.38 train.

Further events:

March 22nd: Wilson McGladdery

For further information, visit the Folk Train web site. or the Friends of Glossop Station site


Red Film Club

Sunday 4 March

Whale Rider (2003)

The Whangara Maori people believe in a single ancestor, Paikea, who escaped death when his canoe capsized by riding to shore on the back of a whale. Whangara chiefs have always been the first-born and male.

But how do they deal with the death of the male baby who would become chief and a feisty little girl named Pai who is the sole survivor?

This film will be shown with subtitles.

The bar will be open from 7 pm, and the programme starts at 7.30.

Admission free, donations welcome.

Members only, but you can join at the door

Further films:

April 8 (note date): Hacksaw Ridge


Saturday February 24th

Defiance Session

Maddy Carty

Steve White & The Protest Family

Tickets £8 (£6 advance)

Londoner Maddy Carty is ex-BRIT School and sings smart modern soul songs. Maddy's effortless pop and hard hitting political songs have been on Radio 1xtra & BBC6 Music.


Maddy is joined by Defiance Sessions favourites Steve White and the Protest Family, punk folk with a splash of the old music hall.

Future Defiance Sessions:

Mar 31: Johnny Campbell + John D Revelator

Apr 28: Efa Supertramp + Chuck SJ Hay

May 26: Tracey Curtis


Saturday March 3rd

Welsh Night

7.30 - 10.30

Admission free

An evening of Welsh entertainment. Songs, tunes, poems, whatever you want to contribute (in English or Welsh).

Song sheets will be available.

Food* (small charge): Cawl (with veggie option); bara lawr (laverbread), Welsh cakes, bara brith, Welsh cheese. There will be Welsh whisky on sale too.

*Glossary. Cawl is a lamb stew (also means soup); bara lawr is made from a special seaweed; a speciality of SW Wales, and really must be tried; bara brith ('speckled bread') is a bit like a fruit loaf.


Saturday 24 February

4-6 pm

Rise Like Lions

An afternoon to remember Peterloo

Admission free

A lively vividly illustrated talk by cartoonist and illustrator 'Polyp' about his forthcoming Peterloo graphic novel.

Plus - interactive child- and adult-friendly activities, live music and other activities - then returning for the Defiance gig starting 7 pm.