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Levy Walking Tour! Come and explore the wonders and history of Levenshulme with tour guide Peter O’ Grady! Levenshulme Market and Love Levenshulme have teamed up for this special event. The guided tour will take place this coming Saturday the 11th of July and kick off at 11am. Meeting from the bustling Levy Market.
As part of the Levenshulme Contemporary Art Centre (LCAC) wider program of events, There will be a a session of games and fun with a communist flavour hosted at The Village Green this coming Saturday, lead by Piotreck Baryla. For more information join the facebook event page here
Paul Bower and Lorenza Casini (and child) facilitate an experimental ‘bike’ tour of the A6 and surrounding areas of Levenshulme
Here is a breakdown of the event, brought to you as part of the Levenshulme Contemporary Arts Centre (LCAC) wider program of events
We’ll be taking an imaginary bicycle ride (in other words a walking tour but with a difference) along a section of Stockport Road or ‘the A6’, through Levenshulme to imagine, speculate and discuss what an A6 kind and open to cyclists of all ages and abilities could be like.
So many of us want to have a viable transport alternative that is fun, cheap, social and good for the environment. Only we already do, it’s called the bicycle! But feeling safe and protected whilst cycling on our roads, still feels like a distant reality for most in the UK and Levenshulme is no different here. But this shouldn’t stop us thinking, imagining and dreaming about making it a closer reality.
What would the A6 feel and look like if road space was redistributed more sensibly to other, more vulnerable road users such as cyclists? Where and how could we accommodate segregated cycling lanes? Where would we need cycle parking to make it convenient to use the High Street without a car? How could we safely join and cross the A6 on our bikes by ourselves or with our kids? How would the character and feel of our High Street change if we were to give more space to cycling?
Join us on Saturday 18th July at 10am if you would like to contribute and participate in this conversation. We will be meeting and starting at the exit on Crayfield Road of the Fallowfield Loop (near the Quadrants orchard) and take a walk, for approximately one hour, along Stockport Road ending at Levenshulme Market. We will bring simple tools and props that will enable us to quickly draw, test and reimagine a different A6, spark ideas and hopefully healthy debates. We aim to gather all the ideas and suggestions in a small manifesto for our Levenshulme stretch of Stockport Road to then involve wider stakeholders, such as our local councillors; fellow residents and businesses, in helping set a new agenda for future improvements.
Come alone; with your partners; family and friends; on foot or bring your bike too! Along with your ideas, aspirations, bugbears and all.
To join up, go the the Facebook Event
As part of a wider programme of events delivered by the Levenshulme Contemporary Art Centre ( LCAC) there will be a chance to explore Philosophy from the perspective of a child! It promises to be a fun and engaging workshop using words, pictures and building materials to explore the meaning and value of home. For Children of all ages. Parent/guardian supervision required. For more information join the facebook event
Family of 4 £25. 2 adults & 2kids
All proceeds go to coffee4craig. A Manchester based charity that helps the homeless in more ways than one
Want to explore Levenshulme on Bike? Well get on this Sustrans guided tour which will take you around some of Levy’s hidden gems and learn some excellent facts and fun stories along the way as life long resident and lead guide Jamie Whittaker shares some of his favourite places to visit along the Fallowfield Loop.
Come along to the opening night of the the Love Levenshulme pop-up hub which will be home to exclusive events, workshops and the office of Love Levenshulme for the whole month of September. As part of the wider program of events, Love Levenshulme has curated a thought provoking exhibition with local artist Sharah Smith which captures the spirit of Levenshulme’s Traders and showcases the resilient, passionate characters which keep the suburb ticking. It’s really, really good.
Come and find out what the hub is about, see how you can get involved and mingle with your neighbours. Can spot any of your favourite local businesses on the walls? Free refreshments provided.
Guest Speaker Jo Walker from Business Growth Hub delivers a mini workshop on how to develop a business idea into a sustainable start up – step by step. She will provide key information on the process, handy tips and provide essential methods and on how to take the next step.
Business Growth Hub is Greater Manchester’s largest support network for new businesses. It helps to develop start up ideas and strengthen established large businesses as well as SME enterprises.
A massive call out to all current and potential future Levenshulme based traders and businesses to get involved in a networking event taking place at the Love Levenshulme pop-up hub!
Love Levenshulme and Levenshulme Inspire have come together to arrange a get together with all the willing and able traders in the area. A chance to get to know your trader neighbours social! See what ideas and collaborations can emerge, who is thinking of embarking on a retail adventure on the high street. What challenges face small businesses in the suburb. It’s an opportunity to share voices and generate discussion to make Levenshulme an even better place to live, work and shop!
Geli Berg, who is the new Employment and Enterprise Co-ordinater at Levenshulme Inspire will give an introduction to the event and open up the forum for chat with the chosen discussion topic “Trading Across Cultures”
All Welcome! Pop in and say hello and be part of the discussion. Refreshments Provided.