Meeting minutes: May TARA & March quarterly meeting with One Manchester

TARA meeting May 2018

20.03.18 TARA – One Mcr mtg

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Manchester Day Parade Sunday 17 June

Come and watch this bird take to the streets surrounded by a gaggle of riotous Redbrickers! Even better, join our Parade group. There’s spare costumes already made.

Here’s the plan:

– 10.30am Leaving from Tenants Office to walk up together or

– 11.00am Gathering at WoW workshop, Upper Campfield Market, M3 4NN

– 12.30pm In place and in costume on Liverpool Road

– 1.00pm Start of parade from Liverpool Road

– Approximately one hour walking for each group

– 2.30-3pm End of parade at Cathedral Gardens

Paraders: Please bring water/snacks and eat beforehand; there won’t be time/space/facilities to buy stuff while we’re there. Don’t bring valuables, because we can’t store them safely.

More info at http://manchesterday.co.uk/

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Leaf St Gardening: Sat 16th June & Sun 1st July

Join us Saturday 16th June and Sunday 1st July for some summertime gardening.

We will be gardening on Leaf Street from 1pm

No experience necessary. Tools, brews and snacks provided.

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Manchester Day 2018 – free Making Workshops 7 & 9 June

6-8pm this Thursday 7th June – float-making

12-5pm drop-in this Saturday 9th June – costumes and headgear

Everyone is invited to join our next two informal free making sessions at the Wow Workshop, Upper Campfield Market, off Deansgate/Dimitri’s. Continue reading

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Manchester Day Headpiece workshop Friday 25 May, 6-8pm

REDBRICKERS, YOUR ESTATE NEEDS YOU!

Manchester Day 2018 – Headpiece workshop 6-8pm, this Friday 25th May Continue reading

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2017 TARA Treasurer’s accounts and report from 2018 AGM

Income and Expenditure TPU 2017 JBIncome and Expenditure Jan-Dec 2017 3311 JBTreasurer’s Report for 2017

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TARA AGM DRAFT minutes 24th April 2018

TARA AGM 2018 minutes

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Maggie’s Meadow – mosaic making & ash scattering 12th & 19th May

Maggie Sansam, longtime Redbricks’ gardener, great friend and neighbour to many of us, and fellow trouble causer, very sadly passed away last year. In addition to all the community work on TARA and organising events that she did, she also lovingly cared for and helped develop the wildflower and bulb meadow on Letsby Avenue over many years, and she cultivated the flower bed that runs along side it.

When she was dying in the hospice Lucy W told her that we were going to rename the meadow Maggie’s Meadow and she was thrilled. We will be making a mosaic sign with Maggie’s Meadow on it with yet-to-smash-up crocks in the tenants’ office, 26a Humberstone Avenue,  Saturday 12th May – 2pm 

If you are into smashing things up then putting them back together better than they were before then come join us. Grout, tea and biscuits provided.

Then on Saturday 19th May at 2pm we will be erecting the sign and scattering Maggie’s ashes on Letsby Avenue, planting a rose called Margaret, and raising a toast to her and all the good that she brought to our community and our lives.

All are welcome. 

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Manchester Day Parade meeting Thurs 10 May, 7pm at NIA MOS

Manchester Day producers Walk the Plank are rather excited at having us on board for the first time and have paired us up with an amazing puppeteer/visual artist called Ruta Staseviciute. This year’s theme is “The Word on the Street,” which can encompass any topic that is dear to our collective hearts; it can be subversive, anarchic, cheeky and fun. The only limit is the imagination of the group! Continue reading

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2017 AGM Treasurer’s reports and accounts

Income and Expenditure Jan-Dec 2016 3311 JB pdfTreasurer’s Report for 2016 pdfIncome and Expenditure TPU 2016 JB pdf

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