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Prison: A Survival Guide

14th November 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

‘The definitive guide to UK prisons – emotional and funny but a truly practical resource for prisoners, their families, legal professionals, tax payers and clueless politicians alike.

Features contributions from female/LGBTQ/child prisoners and those who support them from the outside. Illustrated throughout by Banx (Private Eye) with phenomenal contributions from Julia Howard, Sarah Jane Baker, Jon Gulliver, Elliot Murawski and Lisa Selby.


“Essential reading” – Will Self.”

Join us to hear contributors to ‘Prison: A Survival Guide’ talk about their book. It will be a great chance to hear their opinions, their reasons for writing the book and what they hope to come from it. There will also be opportunity to ask them any questions you have about the book and the subject more generally.


There will be a donation box for books to go to Books Beyond Bars. Books Beyond Bars help to provide a range of reading and educational material for LGBTQIA+ individuals who are incarcerated. We will post a list of suggested donations based on their requests on this event page before the event itself. You can find out more about them here: https://twitter.com/beyondbarsuk


There will also be a stand with copies of the speakers’ book for sale. The event is free, with a suggested donation of £3 for members and £5 for non-members. No-one will be refused entry for not giving a donation.All entry donations will be split 50/50 between going to Partisan and to support Sarah Jane Baker, a trans woman who has recently finished a 30-year sentence in a male prison. You can find out more about her on her Twitter handle here: https://twitter.com/LiferSarah


Please note that this event is run by volunteers, and that all the money going back to Partisan supports us to keep the space going and to provide free and discounted space for social justice groups. To learn more about who uses the space, please visit our website here: https://partisancollective.net/user-groups/


14th November 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Partisan Both Floors
19 Cheetham Hill Road
Manchester, M4 4FY United Kingdom
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