Join us on May Bank Holiday for a specially curated gathering of all things food, drink, music and dancing whch will see the 10,000sq foot Refuge space and outside street evolve over 4 days to house a New York loft style party in the a basement, a proper old pub knees-up, an all-day Saturday courtyard Croatian gathering and a Sunday Balearic soiree reminiscent of the original spirit of the White Isle.
I’ll be spinning in the Public Bar on Saturday 27th from 8pm – 2am and warming up for the Unabombers and Justin Robertson in the Basement at the Closing Party on Sunday May 28th.
Thursday 25th May
The first day will see the launch of Justin Robertson The Explorer’s Chronicle exhibition, which is the first showing of Justin’s new collection of art.
** Friday 26th…(ticketed event)**
electric chair presents…return to NYC with Francois K. ’77 – ’87.
A journey of sound through the hazy days of disco, post disco, post punk, new wave, early house & beyond, selected and sequenced by François K, warm up vibes provided by Ghetto Child‘s Darryl Marsden.
The Courtyard 12pm – late (free entry)
A Love International Takeover feat. DJs from thsi years festival line-up bringing the sounds of the Adriatic to Manchester.
The Refuge Arms pres. A Shindigger Tap Takeover (times TBC)
Old school boozer vibes with Manchester based brewers Shidigger., expect pickled eggs, cask ales, craft beers & more!
I’m playing in the Public Bar from 8pm – 2am.
Event details & running order here:
** Sunday 28th**
Courtyard & Basement – 11am til late (free entry)
A Pikes Hotel Ibiza Takeover
An all day collaboration with Ibiza’s famous Pikes Hotel, feat. Ibizan legends & balearic jocks galore alongside Spanish flavours by the award winning Levanter, whose Ramsbottom restaurant saw them voted in the top 100 UK restaurants with huge love also coming from food critic, Jay Rayner.
Music entertainment will come from:
11:00 – 13.00 The Brothers Grim (aka Mark Broadbent & Andrew Livesey) Pres. A Balearic Brunch
13.00 – 14.30 Annabel Fraser
14:30 – 16:00 Craig Christon
16:00 – 17:30 Neil Diablo
17:30 – 19:00 Nancy Noise
19:00 – 21.00 Alfredo Fiorito aka DJ Alfredo
21:00 – 23:00 Leo Mas