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First Tuesday current affairs discussion - Tuesday 3 September 7:00pm start
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For News Review on 2 Oct 2018

First Tuesday current affairs discussion - Tuesday 1 May 7:00pm start FIRST TUESDAY News Review on 1 May 2018

The First Tuesday discussions on current affairs aim to provide participants with a way of developing and testing our understanding of a range of current affairs topics; improving our journalistic capabilities so that we can write opinion or comment style articles for the regional or national media or blogs, respond with a thoughtful angle on radio chat shows, TV talk shows or maybe just have an interesting angle to respond with when discussing the news at work.


The topics selected for discussion this month are:

  • First topic introduced by Simon Belt

  • Second topic introduced by Jane Turner


Venue and Time

The Shakespeare Pub, 16 Fountain Street, Manchester, M2 2AA at 6:45pm for a 7:00pm start. There is a charge of £2.50 per person to cover costs incurred, which can be paid in advance by using the Eventbrite booking mechanism (see, PayPal Donate button on the left hand side of Manchester Salon website (feel free to donate on top of the £2.50 ticket), and can also be paid for on the night if booked in advance by Emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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