External Events

26-29 June 7.30pm The Jewish Theatre Company present The Farndale Avenue Housing EstateTownswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery –  a comedy play by David McGillivray and Walter Zerlin Jnr. Directed by Robert Margolis and starring Marilyn Bar-Ilan, Debbie Hilton, Wendy Schweiger, Stacey Friedman and Howard Yaffe.
Venue: The Whitefield Garrick Theatre, Bank Street, Whitefield, Bury, Greater Manchester M457JF
Tickets now on sale at www.ticketsource.co.uk/jtc

Sunday 2 July marks the start of Manchester’s first Jewish Arts Festival For All (JAFFA).
As part of the festival young people in school years 3 to 11 are invited to participate in this exciting event. Go to for registration forms and full information on how to enter. The winning works will be displayed at the new Norman Stoller Hall, Huntsbank, Manchester (part of Chetham School) near Victoria station on Sunday July 9 from 2.30pm.  The presentation of awards and reception will commence at 5.30pm that day. The Theme is ‘ Jewish Manchester’. and we are looking for creativity across the whole platform of art – drawings, paintings, craft, ceramics, sculpture, modem digital, etc. A selection of the art work will be photographed and reproduced in the Jewish Representative Council’s annual Year Book (2018 edition).
Venue: Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M8 8LW
Tickets: £10 adults, £5 16 and under
To book: go to  www.thecomedystore.co.uk/manchester/special-events. For posters and registration forms for the children’s competition email: or call 0161 720 8721
For more information go to www.jewishmanchester.org/JAFFA

Thursday 6 – Sunday 9 July 2017 –  Reform Judaism invite you to Shirei Chagigah hosted by Radlett Reform Synagogue. Back by popular demand are Noah Aronson, Cantor Rosalie Boxt and Cantor Zoe Jacobs and introducing Elana Arian and Rabbi Ken Chasen. Bookings are open now with an early bird price available only until 31st April in addition to an RJ subsidy for all members of Reform communities. If you require a code to allow you to book and an invoice to be sent to your community please get in touch with If you are coming from out of town please call Odelia on 020 8349 5645 or email  to discuss accommodation.

Thursday 6 July 7.30pm The Fed invites you to a Gin tasting – a fun masterclass hosted by ‘The Little Gin Company’.
Venue: Deloitte LLP
Tickets: £35 including welcome drinks and refreshments
To book: contact Zoe on 0161 772 4967

Thursday 6 July 7.00 for 7.30pm Altrincham Interfaith Group invite you to an Evening of Cultural Entertainment, featuring Islamic, Indian, Christian and Jewish song, music, dance and poetry.
Venue: Timperley Methodist Church, Stockport Road, Timperley, WA15 7UG
Tickets: £4 if purchased in advance, £5 on the night, under 16s free. Includes light refreshments
Contact your AIG representative or Ann: ann.angel@btconnect.com

Sunday 16 July 2.00pm Altrincham Interfaith Group invite you to their annual Grand Picnic. Please bring enough food for you and your family, plus a little to share. Don’t worry about dietary rules – please attach a simple label showing ingredients would be welcome. For more information, or if you get lost on the day, call 07989 860769.
Venue: Denzell Gardens, Dunham Road, Altrincham, WA14 4QF

Sunday 16 July 7.30pm StandWithUs UK in partnership with Fly the Flag, supported by the Manchester Balfour Steering Committee, invite you to the Launch of the Manchester commemoration of the Balfour 100 events programme. Lord Turnberg will launch his new book, Beyond the Balfour Declaration: The 100-Year Quest for Israeli-Palestinian Peace. Copies of the book will be available to purchase.
Tickets £5 including light refreshments and free raffle
Venue: Yeshurun Synagogue, Coniston Rd, Gatley, Cheadle SK8 4AP
For details and to register contact Joy Wolf at  

Friday 3 – Sunday 5 November 2017 – Northern Chagigah. For more details contact