Glossop Labour Club

Special Events


Sunday 3 March

Red Film Club

The Breadwinner (2017)

For International Women's Day


Parvan is an 11 year old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, Parvana cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy in order to support her family. Working alongside her friend Shauzla, Parvana discovers a new world of freedom and danger. With indaunted courage, Parvana draws strength from the fantastical stories she invents, as she embarks on a quest to find her father and re-unite her family.

The film 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:


Watch this space


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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 February, starting at 8.30 pm.



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Thursday 28 February

Folk Train: Geoff Higginbottom


Manchester-born folk singer who never fails to delight our audiences with his special blend of local and classic folk songs delivered with both humour and sincerity. An evening of great pleasure for all lovers of folk 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:


24 March: Jozeph Roberts and friends



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Sunday 17 February

Quiz Night

Bar opens 6.30; Quiz starts at 7 pm


Entry £1 per person

Raffle for charity

Come on your own, or bring a team (maximum of 5 people)


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Saturday 2 March

Welsh Night

Starting at 7.30 pm


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

Songsheets will be available, or can be downloaded from the Music page on this site.


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


Admission free; Small charge towards the cost of the food, and the whisky.

Come early to get a good seat!


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Saturday 9 March

Black Snow Roadshow

8 pm; doors open 7.30

£8 (tickets from the bar, from early February)


This is a 90 minute show with music, poetry and song built around a multi-award winning short documentary about the Oaks Mining Disaster of 1866 and recent efforts to erect a memorial to it.

The explosion at the Oaks Colliery, Barnsley was the worst industrial disaster of the 19th century in the world, and remains Englands worst, but hardly anyone knows about it.

This show has been widely performed, including at the Edinburgh Fringe, and has won a host of awards. We are lucky to have a chance to see it in Glossop.


**Not to be missed! **


For more information about the show, and about the Oaks Disaster, visit this link.


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