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LGBT Confidence Conference with Claudia Carvell

Following the LGBT Confidence Conference held by the LGBT Foundation, Ellie Tivey talks to women’s officer Claudia Carvell to highlight why coming out can be so difficult for members of the community and how the foundation seeks to make the intrinsically political and social LGBT experience that bit safer, brighter and more powerful

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Excavating The Reno: an interview with Linda Brogan

Ellie Tivey talked to Linda Brogan about her 18 month excavation project of The Reno, the funk and soul club that once was host to such legends as Bob Marley and Muhammad Ali

Photo: Rishi Pelham and Megan Purvis

The creative space: Hilda with Rishi Pelham and Megan Purvis

This month’s Creative Space winners were Rishi Pelham and Megan Purvis, University of Manchester graduates whose new film, ‘Hilda’, is soon to be set for release. Ellie Tivey chats to the pair about their “passion project” and the importance of telling it like it is

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Ignored Histories: Empire in Education with Anindita Ghosh

As we continue our theme of black history month, this week Ellie Tivey talks to UoM senior lecturer Anindita Ghosh to discuss why history classrooms around the country are severely lacking in education on colonialism and how this is affecting our understandings of the world

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The creative space: Subterranean Thoughts with Tom Roberts

September creative space winner Tom Roberts, working on the new film ‘Subterranean Thoughts’ talks to Ellie Tivey about creating “micro-budget” films, university experience and breaking into the industry