So This Is Permanence - Mon 18th May 2015 - Christ Church Macclesfield - Event Information

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So This Is Permanence - Mon 18th May 2015 - Christ Church Macclesfield - Event Information

Event Address

Please note that some sat nav devices direct to the wrong church address in Macclesfield. The correct address is below.

Christ Church, Bridge Street Macclesfield,SK11 6EG

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Event Timings

Doors to Christ Church will open at 6pm with the concert starting from 7pm. With the show expected to run to three hours plus, it is anticipated to end around 1030pm when the church will close.

A marquee is to be erected in the lawns outside Christ Church which will open from 4pm anda bar will be based in the marquee and food stalls to the exterior. This will host the Kevin Cummins / John Robb talk from 430pm, information boards and stalls for merchandise.

The site will be closed at 11pm following the concert.

Wristband Exchange

As the ticket partner, Eventim kindly issued full colour souvenir tickets as part of their support for the event. These will be exchanged for wristbands on arrival so ticket holders who wish to retain their tickets in good condition are advised to bring a way to protect them during the concert.

Kevin Cummins Talk w/ John Robb 1630 Marquee

A talk and signing with photographer Kevin Cummins will take place from 430pm on the day of the concert where Kevin will chat about his work and association with Macclesfield, Joy Division and more with journalist and broadcaster John Robb.

Kevin’s iconic black and white photography has charted all of Warsaw, Joy Division, Factory Records and New Order. He will be discussing his Joy Division book and his recently published New Order book as well as signing copies of these.

Entry is free on a first come first served basis.

Live Here Now To Release Full Live Set As Triple CD / Digitally

Live Here Now are to record and release the full concert for attendees on the night and to be shipped after the event. The release will come as a 3CD pack in full colour digitally printed packaging.

Proceeds from the release benefit the charities Epilepsy Society and The Churches Conservation Trust involved in the event.

For details and to pre-order the release –

Live Here Now have previously collaborated with The Light on The Hebden Bridge Tapes, where the group performed all of the Joy Division and New Order album shows in a three night residency last December as well as the band’s Live At Goodwood release in 2010. Video from the Hebden Bridge residency is available on the band’s youtube channel here –

Event Filming

“So This Is Permanence” is also being filmed by Surdevan Creative using their exclusive jackinabox system and footage will be made available after the event.

Notices regarding the filming will be displayed at the event and by attending you give consent to your likeness appearing in any usage of the footage.

Media Restrictions

Given that "So This Is Permanence" is being recorded for audio and video, attendees are not allowed to bring professional standard audio, video or photography equipment without prior permission being granted from the organisers

“I Remember Nothing” - Joy Division Exhibition - Charles Roe House, Macclesfield

Related events taking place in Macclesfield at the time of “So This Is Permanence” include events at the town’s Charles Roe House which is exhibiting “I Remember Nothing”, an exhibition of Joy Division photographs and art by Martin O’Neill, Joe Cheetham and Nick Oldham throughout May and June.

“I Remember Nothing” has a preview “Midsummer at Charles Roe House” on the afternoon of Sunday 17th May and the exhibition will be also open from 11am to 4pm on Monday 18th May for people coming to the concert. For info

· Please note for any further announcements regarding the concert, please keep an eye

So This Is Permanence - Event Credits

Peter Hook & The Light and the organising team would like to thank everyone who has assisted in producing the event includingWigwam Sound, Eventim, DBN Lighting, Primary Security, Surdevan Creative and G. F Smith Paper along with all our Macclesfield partners Winterfest, Make It Macclesfield / Cheshire East Council, Barnaby Festival and the Roe-Naissance Project.

Design for the event is byLee Saylaby Graphic Design + Photography with the central image supplied by Kevin Cummins.

The event is also supported by Epilepsy Society and The Churches Conservation Trust. Proceeds from the event benefit both charities and the donation to the CCT is earmarked for the redevelopment of Christ Church.

Christ Church, an 18th Century church in central Macclesfield, is a unique grade two star listed building which had previously lay dormant for 30 years before being revived for The Barnaby Festival. The town's Roe-Naissance Project are currently reviewing how it can be brought back to life


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