Day: 5 December 2023

International Volunteers day: Empowering women who cycle

A women’s cycling group based in Manchester do their annual food, gift and toy collection to give back this Christmas. Lady Pedal Manchester is a cycling community of women, which first formed in 2016. It originally aimed to motivate women to get out and cycle, with a large emphasis on teaching females bikers maintenance and […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Filmmaker Muhammed Bittaye screens “HERITAGE” for Black History Month

Gambian filmmaker Muhammed Bittaye captivated the audience at the premiere screening of “HERITAGE”, a short-but-deeply-personal documentary. The film, showing life in The Gambia, was shown for the first time at the Screen and Film School in Manchester as part of celebrations for Black History Month. Inspired by his own desire for identity and belonging, Bittaye […]

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