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THE MAIN EVENT

A near sell-out event at the Ukrainian Cultural Centre, Cheetham, Manchester on Saturday 2nd April supported by over 20 performers.

THIS EVENT RAISED £4183

This was increased by an anonymous donation of £2000+

resulting in a grand total of  £6183

Click HERE for a breakdown of the receipts 

ALL OTHER EVENTS 'FOR UKRAINE' IN DATE ORDER

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FOLK EVENING

The Middleton Archer, Kemp St, Middleton, Manchester   

M24 4UA

Monday 14th March from 8.30pm

Contact Stanley Accrington stanacc62@hotmail.com

THIS EVENT RAISED £150

FOLK EVENING

The Pack Horse, Birtle Elbut Lane Birtle BL9 7TU

Wednesday 16th March from 8.30pm.

Contact Desi Friel des@desifriel.com https://www.facebook.com/desi.friel

THIS EVENT RAISED £200

QUIZ FOR UKRAINE – AND COLLECTION OF GOODS

The Same Yet 145 Simister Ln, Prestwich, Manchester M25 2SF

Wednesday 16th March from 8.30pm

Contact Martin Gittins conduitzzz@outlook.com 07760 430 577

AN ENTIRE CAR LOAD OF GOODS WAS DONATED BY ONE COMPANY AND THEIR EMPLOYEES AND A FURTHER 14 BAGS FULL WERE DONATED ON THE NIGHT OF THE QUIZ.

THIS EVENT RAISED £184

QUIZ FOR UKRAINE

Crumpsall Labour Club

THIS EVENT RAISED £76

FOLK EVENING

Crumpsall Folk Club - The Cleveland 77 Crumpsall Ln, Crumpsall, Manchester M8 5SR

Thursday 17th March from 7.30pm AND FUTURE WEEKS

Contact Tom Long https://www.facebook.com/thomaslonguk

TO DATE, THIS EVENT HAS RAISED £110

HIKE AND FOLK EVENING

The Marton Arms, Ingleton

Wednesday 23rd March

A group of friends who gather every year to hike and play music together made this year's event one 'For Ukraine'

THIS EVENT RAISED £300

FOLK EVENING

The Church Inn, 40 Church Ln, Prestwich, Manchester M25

Friday 8th April from 8pm.

Contact Kevin Tarpey

https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=sheila%20kevin%20tarpey

THIS EVENT RAISED £250

FOLK EVENING

The Eagle Inn 19 Collier St, Salford M3 7DW

 

Tuesday 19th April, with all our regular performers plus a few surprise guests!

Admission was by donation (suggest £5) plus there was a ‘Buskers’ Bucket’ to show appreciation for the acts giving their services free. 

THIS EVENT RAISED £200

POETS FOR UKRAINE

Burnage Library Burnage Ln, Manchester M19 1EW

Open Mic evening for poets and other performers.

Tuesday 12th April 7:15p.m.

THIS EVENT RAISED £113

SAM BAMFORD DAY

A collection was taken during a one day event to commemorate the death of Sam Bamford, Middleton poet and political activist.

THIS EVENT RAISED £150

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MIDDLETON PACE EGG PLAY

Performed at 7 pubs around Middleton each Easter Monday

THIS EVENT RAISED £500

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FOLK EVENT

Uppermill Conservative Club where there is a regular Sunday Singaround had a collection on Sunday 24th April.

THIS EVENT RAISED £110

'FROM THE ART OF SALFORD'

EXHIBITION AND SALE OF PAINTINGS

Langworthy Cornerstone 451 Liverpool St., Salford M6 5QQ Ongoing until the end of May

Artists will be selling some of their works in aid of the relief effort for Ukraine.

Contact Tony Easom t.easomntlworld.com or 07903935027

https://www.facebook.com/groups/669942143157180

TO DATE THIS ONGOING EVENT HAS RAISED £240

SUNFLOWERS - A POEM BY MIKE HARDING

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE VIDEO THAT INSPIRED IT.

CLICK HERE TO READ THE POEM OR TO LISTEN TO MIKE READING IT.

FAR AWAY FROM HERE - A SONG BY MATHER/ROBINSON,
recorded at Black Triangle Studios, Manchester

CLICK HERE TO READ THE LYRICS AND TO LISTEN TO THEM SINGING IT.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE TRACK

UKRAINE - A SONG BY BARRY OATES

SANCTUARY - Sarah Siskind, Jill Andrews and Gary Nicholson, SUNG BY THE HAYES SISTERS

CLICK HERE TO READ THE LYRICS AND TO LISTEN TO HIM SINGING IT.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE TRACK

CLICK HERE TO READ THE LYRICS AND TO LISTEN TO THEM SINGING IT.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE TRACK

PLEASE SUPPORT THESE ARTISTS WHO GAVE THEIR TIME FREELY IN SUPPORT OF THE PEOPLE OF UKRAINE
click each artist below for a sample track

- CLAIRE MOONEY - PETE MARTIN - TONI BUNNELL -- GEOFF HIGGINBOTTOM AND ROB CARROLL- - THE HAYES SISTERS -- HARD TIMES KAPELYE BAND -
 MARTIN STIMSON -
- DOCTOR BUTLER'S HATSTAND MEDICINE BAND -- GEORGE BOROWSKI - MATHER/ROBINSON BAND -

BREAKDOWN OF TAKINGS FROM THE MAIN CONCERT

TICKET SALES - £2,118
TEE SHIRT SALES - £480
OTHER MERCHANDISE SALES - £495 SALE OF R
AFFLE  TICKETS - £685
SUB TOTAL - £4,183
ANONYMOUS DONATION - £2,000
FINAL GRAND TOTAL - £6,183

Money is still coming in for Tee shirts, portraits of President Zelenskyy and downloads of songs and poems by some of the artists. All this money will be divided and shared equally between two charities, ‘Ukraine Aid Manchester’ and  https://www.gofundme.com/f/helpukraine.

An initial payment of £3,100 to each charity has now been made, with further payments in due course.

TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION
Portrait of Wolodomyr Zelenskyy

By Laurence Shelvey (London School of Art)

This original art work was created by Laurence Shelvey, a Bolton artist. It is A2 size (equivalent to four sheets of A4 paper) It is signed and dated by the artist, (not visible on this photograph)

The portrait is pen and ink and the surrounding motifs are responses to news stories Laurence watched as he was creating the portrait.

This work will be auctioned on Ebay to raise money for humanitarian relief in Ukraine. It will be available to ship worldwide on completion of the sale.

To receive information about the date and duration of the auction please email conduitzzz@:outlook.com and you will be notified a week before the auction starts.

The reserve price in this auction will be £1,000

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To order, please email conduitzzz@outlook.com stating quantity and size(s) and providing a postal address You will then receive a PayPal invoice for the cost of the shirt(s) plus P&P at £2.95 per shirt