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A Frank Celebration

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3rd October - A Frank Celebration
We are pleased to confirm that Rick Sarko and Barry Spencer (The Freshies) and Harry Sievey will be doing an acoustic spot on the night.
The plans for the event (subject to change)
6.00pm a shandy at the Stonemassons Arms
6.30pm meet at the Frank Sidebottom Statue for a group photo
7.00pm Doors at L.M.R.C.A. Open
7-8 DJ Slot
8-8.45 Show reel Frank Sidebottom Coverage
8.45-- Some statue video (the day before)
9-9.30 - The big celeb interview with Mick Middle doing the interview
9.30-9.45 Some Statue video, the day of the unveiling 
9.45-10.15 XL5 live band playing a selection of songs
10.15-10.45 Live acoustic set with Rick Sarko, Barry Spencer (The Freshies) and Harry Sievey
11- midnight DJ Set

Please note this is ticket only
The venue is the L.M.R.C.A Railway Club, Navigation Road, Timperley

Order your tickets by clicking the link below or HERE

A Frank Sidebottom Celebration

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A Frank Celebration.

We are still finalising details, but this should be a fun and entertaining night.
Monies left over after covering our cost will be going to Marie Curie which is a excellent cause.
Plans include;

DJ Slots,
Frank Film to watch,
Live music
More details to be announced.

The venue is the L.M.R.C.A Railway Club, Navigation Road, Timperley

Order your tickets by clicking the link below or HERE

 A Frank Sidebottom Celebration

A Frank Celebration

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Date for the diary
October 3rd a Frank Celebration
DJ slots, Live music, some Frank Film to watch and more.
Final details to be announced towards end of the month.
Tickets on sale end of the month.
Will have updates on the web site, soon, very soon

Frank Sidebottom

Launch of Middles' Out of his Head' book

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 Launch of Middles' Out of his Head' book at Portico Library November 6. 

There is a charge but wine is free and books discounted. 7.30 pm though doors opens at 6.30.

Join Mick Middles, Mark Radcliffe, Neil Taylor and Barry Spencer for chat about the extraordinary Chris Sievey/ Frank Sidebottom.

Details from Portico website or Chorlton Bookshop. Thank you!


Jon Ronson Summer 2014 Frank Talks

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Jon Ronson is doing a number of talks in the UK and here are the list of dates and venues:



July 17th. 5x15. Wilton’s Music Hall, London. A Frank talk.

July 18th: Latitude Festival. A Frank talk.

July 19th: Chapter, Cardiff. A Frank talk.

July 20th: Llangollen Festival. A Frank talk.

July 21st Dukes Theatre Lancaster. A Frank talk.

July 23rd Dancehouse, Manchester. POSTPONED.


Frank Statue & Manchester Marathon

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We are looking for fans to come and join us on the 6th April. If you have a Frank Head, please bring it. If not, please do not worry, but do dress up in fancy dress. We need as many of you as possible to chear on the runner as they pass by the Frank Sidebottom Statue in the heart of Timperley.

For those that are able to join us at the Frank Sidebottom Statue on the 6th April, for the Manchester Marathon, here is some more info.
We have had an offer of a singer, but can anyone help with a amp, speakers, mike etc?
We are looking for as many fans to dress up as possible, so please help and support this if you can.

Some great news! Our Friends at GForce will be bringing some young people along to cheer on the runners, and they will also be making Frank Sidebottom Masks!
So no excuse not to pop along now … You can make your very own Frank Mask on the day.
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We are asking for people to arrive around 9.30am and it should all be over around 12.30pm There are places to get food, and also toilets near by. Car Parking is free, but be aware that a number of roads in the area will be closed from 8.15am, so please allow plenty of time.

Here are some times and other information.
Information about the event: 

Your entertainment spot: Adjacent to Frank’s statue in Timperley
Time runners will be going past this spot: out towards Altrincham at 16kms between 09:49am and 11:16am, and back from Altrincham at 23kms between 10:10 am and 12:16pm.


• Please note that the roads in the area will be either closed or subject to diversions. Please check that you can easily access and egress the event. If you think this may be an issue then please get in touch.

As a reminder there is a £500 prize for the best supporting entertainer, as voted for by the runners in the post-race survey. Last year this was won by Altrincham Children’s’ Choir who I know have used the funds to continue the work of the group.

We very much appreciate your support and the runners certainly enjoy having something to keep them going. The marathon has recently been shortlisted for a national friendly event award, and the entertainment has played (pardon the pun!) an enormous part of that.

If you can help, or want to join in, please contact us by clicking on THIS LINK


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