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WEEKLY UPDATE

MARTHA’S KITCHEN  –  Check out the new daily and Sunday menus. And we’ll be starting new daily specials soon.

SUNDAY 18TH APRIL. 7.30pm.
A TASTE OF INDIA
Martha’s Kitchen Good Food Club visits India this month with a vegetarian delight for all. Chef Gary has put together another mouth-watering menu to savour. Ticket and menu here

THURSDAY 30TH MAY. 7.30pm
THE GOOD FOOD CLUB presents FINE DINING at MARTHA’S KITCHEN.
Our monthly get together sees chef Gary Pickles produce another fine menu for you food lovers to saviour and enjoy. Booking is essential.

THE CAT CLUB (Classic Album Thursdays)

THURSDAY 9TH MAY – ONLY A FEW TICKETS LEFT
MARVIN GAYE – WHAT’S GOING ON

DRUG ABUSE, GLOBAL WARMING, CIVIL UNREST, URBAN DECAY, POVERTY
SOUND FAMILIAR? RENOWNED POET AND MARVIN GAYE AFICIONADO STEVE ELY
AND STORYTELLER AND MUSIC DEVOTEE IAN CLAYTON DISCUSS MARVIN GAYE’S 1970 SOUL MASTERPIECE AND ITS RELEVANCE TODAY.

Thursday 13th June – CAROLE KING ‘TAPESTRY’ – SOLD OUT.

THURSDAY 11TH JULY. TICKETS ON SALE SOON.

CROSBY, STILLS, NASH & YOUNG ‘DEJA VUE’
The rock supergroup Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (alias CSNY) played their second gig at the Woodstock festival, almost fifty years ago. Within 12 months, they had split up – but not before they recorded Déjà Vu, their first album as a quartet (and their last for almost two decades). Almost every song on Déjà Vu became a rock standard, from ‘Almost Cut My Hair’ and ‘Helpless’ to ‘Our House’ and ‘Teach Your Children.’ But the sunny harmonies on the record didn’t reflect the turbulence of the band, or their times.
The full story will be revealed by PETER DOGGETT, whose biography of CSNY is published at the start of July 2019. It tells the in-depth tale of how four combative and uniquely talented individuals outgrew the 60s bands with whom they’d first found fame, and stumbled into each other’s company. The book explains how a musical relationship that began as an idealistic 60s fantasy quickly turned into a 70s nightmare, with effects that are still being felt today.
Peter’s previous books include his definitive account of the Beatles’ break-up and its aftermath, You Never Give Me Your Money; and his expansive history of 125 years of popular music, Electric Shock.

COMING UP:
Thursday 8th August – RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE
Thursday 10th October – THE BEATLES ‘ABBEY ROAD’
Thursday 14th November – THE ROLLING STONES ‘LET IT BLEED’ 

 

THURSDAY 25TH APRIL 
BRINGING IT ALL BACK HOME – Tickets and more info.
STORIES, ARTEFACTS, NUGGETS & MEMORIES
IAN CLAYTON in conversation with CP LEE

CP LEE IS A WRITER, BROADCASTER, LECTURER AND PERFORMER WHO HAS WRITTEN ACCLAIMED BOOKS ABOUT DYLAN AND THE MANCHESTER MUSIC SCENE. AN ACCOMPLISHED MUSICIAN, HE WAS A MEMBER OF ALBERTO Y LOST TRIOS PARANOIAS. HE PRESENTS DOCUMENTARIES FOR BBC TV & RADIO.
HE ONCE ATE MUFFINS WITH ANDY WARHOL AND WILL BE BRINGING ALONG HIS UKULELE.

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