Black Men Walking
Oldham Coliseum Theatre
Thursday 24 - Saturday 26 October 2019
An Eclipse Theatre production
“We walk. Though we are written into the landscape you don’t see us. We walked England before the English.”
Thomas, Matthew and Richard walk.
They walk the first Saturday of every month. Walking and talking. But this walk…
Maybe they should have cancelled, but they needed the walk today. Out in the Peaks, they find themselves forced to walk backwards through two thousand years before they can move forwards.
The first story from Revolution Mix – an Eclipse movement spearheading the largest ever national delivery of new Black British stories. Black Men Walking returns for a second UK tour following its huge sell out success last year.
Dedicated to the Black Men’s Walking Group.
“Powerful, political, lyrical.” ★★★★★ The Stage
“As poetic as it is potent.” ★★★★ What's On Stage
“Exhilarating and absorbing.” ★★★★ Manchester Theatre Awards
Originally co-produced with Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester.
Under 26s £7
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Audio Described Saturday 26 October, 7.30pm
|Black Men Walking at Oldham Coliseum Theatre (24 Oct 2019 - 26 Oct 2019)|
Access to Oldham town has never been easier thanks to Metrolink. The town centre line has three stops – Oldham Mumps, Oldham Central and Oldham King Street – meaning the many shops, attractions, events and leisure offer is all within a short distance. Journeys from Oldham Mumps into Manchester now only take around half an hour.
Free town centre parking : You can park for free for up to 3 hours on all Council owned town centre car parks (listed below) every Saturday and Sunday. To qualify for this offer you must take a ticket from the pay and display machine for the length of time you are intending to stay.
Council owned town centre car parks: Civic Centre, Waterloo Street, Southgate Street, Bow Street, Bradshaw Street, Rock Street, Tommyfield (No Return Within 3 Hours) and New Radcliffe Street
What to do:
To take advantage of this offer you must take a ticket from the pay and display machine for the length of time you intend to stay. The ticket must be clearly displayed in the windscreen of your vehicle before you leave the car park. If you want to park for longer than 3 hours you must pay at the pay and display machine for the entire length of your stay. You can also park for up to 30 minutes on-street, seven days a week when you take a ticket from the pay and display machine.
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