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Have you ever imagined the end of the world? Do you have a zombie survival strategy, a cache of secret supplies or a loaded cross bow? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you need to join this group (and possibly seek psychological assistance) Come along and enjoy some lively discussion about a varied and fantastical list of books. Everyone is welcome from the casual reader to the most informed doomsday preppers.
50p per person per meetup (just bring it along on the night)
your first time is free :)

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Upcoming events (4+)

'The Power' by Naomi Alderman (328 pages)

Lass O'Gowrie Manchester

Join us for 'The Power' by Naomi Alderman (328 pages). Meet us online, or in person at The Lass O'Gowrie (36 Charles St, Manchester M1 7DB), for this hybrid meetup. At the Lass, we will either be in the snug or the upstairs room - ask the bar staff where the book club is this time.

"All over the world women are discovering they have the power.

With a flick of the fingers they can inflict terrible pain - even death.
Suddenly, every man on the planet finds they've lost control.

The Day of the Girls has arrived - but where will it end?"

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PACE: Dead Set (2008) - Netflix

Online event

"Zombies are rampaging throughout Britain. Blissfully unaware of gory events outside, the Big Brother housemates are in for the ultimate eviction night..."

Written by Charlie Brooker. Five episodes, totalling just over two hours.

Director: Yann Demange
Cast: Kevin Eldon, Beth Cordingly, Warren Brown

The Post-Apocalyptic Cinema Evening meets every two weeks on a Thursday to discuss a post-apocalyptic film that is available on popular streaming services. The film is usually announced 2 or 4 weeks ahead of the meeting.

During Covid, these meetups are held on Zoom with attendees having seen the film prior to the meeting.

Book Club Subs: paypal.me/MPABC (voluntary 50p contributions if you are able to in these times)

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PAGN: Post Apocalyptic Game Night - back in the real world

Lass O'Gowrie Manchester

Meet us in the Lass O'Gowrie to play boardgames once again!

We play mainly shorter 'party' and social deduction games such as codenames, resistance, secret Hitler and king domino, but you can find people playing other longer games like Pandemic, Azul or dead of Winter on occasion.

New people welcome and there will always be someone willing to teach a game.

Book Club Subs: paypal.me/MPABC (voluntary 50p contributions if you are able to in these times)

'Neuromancer' by William Gibson (320 pages)

Lass O'Gowrie Manchester

Join us to discuss 'Neuromancer' by William Gibson (320 pages). Meet us online, or in person at The Lass O'Gowrie (36 Charles St, Manchester M1 7DB), for this hybrid meetup. At the Lass, we will either be in the snug or the upstairs room - ask the bar staff where the book club is this week.

"The Matrix: a world within a world, a graphic representation of the databanks of every computer in the human system; a consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate users in the Sprawl alone. And by Case, computer cowboy, until his nervous system is grievously maimed by a client he double crossed. Japanese experts in nerve splicing and microbionics have left him broken and close to death. But at last Case has found a cure. He’s going back into the system. Not for the bliss of cyberspace but to steal again, this time from the big boys, the almighty megacorps. In return, should he survive, he will stay cured.

Cyberspace and virtual reality were invented in this book. It stands alongside '1984' and 'Brave New World' as one of the twentieth century’s most potent novels of the future."

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Past events (552)

PAGN: Post Apocalyptic Game Night - back in the real world

Lass O'Gowrie Manchester

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