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Issue No. 2337

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Sunday 27 January, 1.15pm, Children’s Theatre, People’s History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3ER. Free.

In this tale of Victorian Manchester, Bertie goes to school but is terrified of the dragon that he thinks lives in the mill.

Lily works in the mill and knows the truth. What will happen when their paths cross? A story told with puppets, live music, multisensory props and lots of participation.

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Oil boom, Delta burns: photographs by George Osodi

Until June 2013,

International Slavery Museum, Dock Traffic Office, Albert Dock, Liverpool, L3 4AX. Free.

Oil multinationals and the local ruling class have stripped the Niger Delta of £250 billion of wealth pumped out of the world’s third largest wetland.

George Osodi sees his work as continuing the struggle of the Ogoni people to resist the destruction of their homes and livelihoods.

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Why aren’t there more houses people can afford?

Wednesday 13 February, 11 am, Level 5 function room, Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX. Free, Ages 7+

Young people discuss green spaces in cities and what the planet will look like in the future.

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