Bentley House Tenants & Residents’ Association Annual General Meeting

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The Redbricks/Bentley House at Manchester Day Parade 2018

Calling all larger-than-life characters, marchers, cyclists, banner-carriers, costume-makers, float-builders, artists, poets, musicians and everybody else who wants to make this amazing!

This year’s theme:  WORD ON THE STREET

Please come to one of the PLANNING MEETINGS on

Saturday 31 March 11am-1pm or Tuesday 3 April 6-8pm

in the Tenants Office, 26A Humberstone Avenue.

If you can’t make either of these meetings, please email your ideas and what you want to contribute to the Redbricks parade group to mcrday@redbricks.org or put it through the door at 26A Humberstone Avenue.

Info about Manchester Day at http://manchesterday.co.uk/

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Celebrate finale 18th November

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Hulme film & poetry night 11th November

Please note change of venue: due to fire safety, the event has moved to The Yard Theatre, 141 Old Birley St, just opposite the garden centre.

Film showing at 8pm, local discussion at 9pm.  Doors open 7:30, close at 10:30, with after-party at the Old Abbey Tap House.
Unfortunately just snacks and drinks. Hippodrome tours possible though.

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Introduction to Work Skills, 6th November

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Next sewing & clothes repair workshops: 5th November & 3rd December

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March & June 2017 CSM/One Manchester & TARA quarterly meeting minutes

14.03.17 CSM-TARA meeting minutes final

13.06.17 CSM TARA mtg minutes final

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Computer skills for beginners, 30th October & 27th November

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Calendar for 2nd season of Celebrate, The Redbricks’ 70th birthday

Welcome to the second season of events and activities, specially organised by volunteer residents for the 70th birthday celebrations of our estate, The Redbricks, AKA Bentley House

More information and links will be added to the calendar below when confirmed. Please keep checking back

  • 3rd September: sewing and clothes repairs workshop, 2-4pm, TARA office.  More info
  • 17th September: World Meal, 1-4pm, Procter’s Centre, Hulme Street.  More info
  • 1st October: sewing and clothes repairs workshop, 2-4pm, TARA office.  More info
  • 15th October: craft and costume making workshop, plus pumpkin carving, specially for community Halloween celebration, 1-4pm, TARA office.  More info
  • 30th October: beginners computer and internet skills workshop, 5:30-7:30, TARA office.  More info
  • 31st October: Halloween trick or treat adventure walk, and food.  Meet at 5:15pm to set off from the TARA office.  More info
  • 5th November: sewing and clothes repairs workshop, 2-4pm, TARA office.  More info
  • 6th November: introduction to work skills, 10-11:30, TARA office
  • 11th November: film and food night, 7-10:30pm, Hulme Hippodrome & Hulme Garden Centre, Preston Street. More info
  • 18th November: fire & music finale and feast, 6-8pm, Hulme Street.  More info
  • 27th November: beginners computer and internet skills workshop, 5:30-7:30, TARA office.  More info
  • 3rd December: sewing and clothes repairs workshop, 2-4pm, TARA office.  More info

Other regular events:

  • 2/3rd September, 7/8th October, 4/5th November, 2/3rd December – The Bentley Exchange, bring what you don’t want and take what you do.  More info
  • 7th September, 5th October, 2nd November, 7th December – Tenants & Residents Assocation meetings, all welcome.  More info
  • And look out for the date of our Winter Feast, sometime late December.

 

Cost: all events are free, except for meals which may be by donation or at a low cost. 

Venue note: the TARA office is the tenants and residents association office on Humberstone Avenue, along the path by the outdoor bike-shed.

Thanks to the Big Lottery for financial support, plus Age-Friendly Moss Side and Hulme, Unicorn Grocery and We Stand Together.  Thanks to One Manchester for printing.  Thanks for workshops and events to the Redbricks Intranet Collective, The Works, Stitched Up, Walk the Plank and Mr Wilson’s Second Liners.

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Can you cook? Exciting community meal coming soon…

Can you cook for the World Meal on The Redbricks?

We’re looking for all kinds of food to celebrate the cultural diversity of residents.

It’ll be a fabulous community meal full of neighbours from around the world, and just round the corner.

Please get in touch soon

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