Actress Maxine Peake headlines annual fundraiser for Salford's Working Class Movement Library

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University of Salford graduate and celebrated actress Maxine Peake will be among the performers during the annual fundraiser event for our partner organisation, the Working Class Movement Library.

Radical Readings: Revolt, Revolution & Revenge will feature a number of exciting readings at Maxwell Hall on our Peel Park campus this Sunday 22 October from 2pm.

Maxine, one of Salford's most well-known TV and stage actors, will be performing at the event that will also feature readings from actors Carla Henry and Julie Hesmondhalgh, The Smiths drummer Mike Joyce and Library Trustee and poet Oliver Lomax.

This year's readings have been curated and will be introduced by Library Trustee Royston Futter and James Quinn. The earliest of which dates from 1381 with the Peasant's Revolt and will cover historic events such as Peterloo, the Levellers, the Kinder Scout Mass Trespass and the Battle of Bexley Square.

You can purchase your tickets for the event here.

A poster for the Radical Readings event at the Working Class Movement Library

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