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RADICAL PASSION: Poet Faiz FREE event, 27th June 2012 at Martin Harris Centre, Manchester REAL WORLD JAZZ AND JUSTICE FREE events, 17th-19th July 2012 at the Manchester Jazz festival LIFTING THE LID is LIVE We’re new, we’re about radical change … Continue reading

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RADICAL PASSION: The Poetry Of Faiz

EVENT: An illustrated dialogue on the great Pakistani poet, writer, journalist and political activist, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, with a new look at his internationalism. By Mohsin Zulfiqar and Fabbeh Husein, editors of the book Elusive Dawn, plus live music by … Continue reading

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National Black Writers Conference

Only 4 days to go to the National Black Writers Conference, where Kooj Chuhan from Lifting The Lid is chairing the panel on “Writing For Children & Diversity: Why Are So Few BME Writers Published In This Genre?”  Sat 24th … Continue reading

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Faiz Ahmed Faiz Is Now! Pics + report of the event

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Here finally are some pictures of the event at the Manchester Mega Mela, followed by a brief report as produced for the Cornerhouse who gave us some commission funds towards this project. REPORT: THE IDEA – 2011 is the centenary … Continue reading

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FAIZ AHMED FAIZ IS NOW! FREE event, 23rd July 2011 at Manchester Mela, Platt Fields JAZZ ROOTS AND RELEVANCE FREE event, 25th July 2011 at the Manchester Jazz festival LIFTING THE LID is LIVE We’re new, we’re about radical change … Continue reading

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Jazz Roots and Relevance

Jazz Roots and Relevance by Lifting The Lid 6.15pm (90 mins), Monday 25th July, Manchester Jazz Festival’s Pavilion Teepee, Albert Square, Manchester A lively and provocative discussion session about the roots of jazz – what resonance does it still have … Continue reading

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Faiz Ahmed Faiz IS NOW!

Faiz Ahmed Faiz IS NOW! by Lifting The Lid a FREE EVENT: Sat 23rd July 2011, Manchester Mela, Platt Fields Park, M14 6LW A taste of the life and poetry of the renowned Pakistani poet Faiz and how he connects … Continue reading

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