29th April 2018
Everything To Play For
Join current Squad member Francesca Pidgeon and Squad 7 grad Lydia Hounat this April for First Draft’s next museum event in their Let The Artists In! series. Both writers will join 7 other artists on the night to explore the sporting stories of Cheetham Hill, Manchester.
“Beyond sporting cliches are amazing stories of people and cultures. First Draft artists tell them.
A Victorian boxer picks himself off the floor and steadies himself to fight again. A ping pong ball spins in slow motion in the eye of the expert table tennis player in a 1940s snap. A footballer lines up a penalty in the last minute of the big match, pulse racing. This night of performance explores the people behind the sports that defined the thriving Jewish community in Manchester.”