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Ascension Church Centre

282 Stretford Road



M15 5TQ

United Kingdom

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Sorry, This event has been postponed until further notice. Visit the National Memorial Family Fund website or join the e-newsletter for updates!.

Family-only entertainment, socialising and pampering event. ONLY those directly affected by deaths and killings in custody should register.

About this event

Event postponed until further notice!

This event will include a 3-course meal and beverages, pamper zones, arts & wellbeing stalls, a FREE raffle and local performing arts. This family-only event is essentially all about respite, entertainment, fun and pampering activities for all ages.


  1. Only families that have been directly affected by deaths and killings in state custody can attend! One family per order please, to help maximise attendance
  2. Those families/campaigns already registered with the NMPMFF can get a higher proportion of travel costs met (if travelling from outside of Manchester)
  3. Families/campaigns not yet registered with the NMPMFF can get limited travel costs met at our discretion (if travelling from outside of Manchester)

The event will also acknowledge the 5th anniversary of the tragedy and the victims of the Grenfell fire in London. Attendees will mark a 72 second silence in memory of each victim.

This event is delivered in association with 4WardEverUK and Migrant Media, and is supported by Catalyst 4 Change CIC and The Northern Police Monitoring Project.

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Event flyer & programme | Event Outline | Covid Guidance

Activities will include:

  • Short film and tribute to the Grenfell fire victims
  • A 3-course meal and beverages
  • FREE raffle prize draw
  • Pamper zones and stalls (head massage, nail painting, arts & crafts etc)
  • Live entertainment from local talent
  • Resident DJ throughout the event

Covid Requirements:

Whilst evidence of a vaccination or negative Covid test will not be required, sanitising, and some level of social distancing may be in place throughout the event, and the wearing of facemasks will be voluntary for attendees. See our guide >

Further Information:

Voice Messages : 0843 289 4994

Email : enquiries@memorialfamilyfund.org.uk

About the Memorial Family Fund:

The National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund is the first permanent national resource of its kind specifically for those that are affected by deaths in custody.

We make small grants available for families and their campaign groups across the United Kingdom to provide practical domestic assistance, to further the work of their own campaigns or to assist them in engaging in a range of other local, regional or national campaigns, events and initiatives. Visit www.memorialfamilyfund.org.uk

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Facebook : www.facebook.com/nationalfamilyfund

Twitter : www.twitter.com/fund_memorial

We look forward to seeing you!