Manchester Take Drugs Seriously

Anyone’s Child: Families for Safer Drug Control will host a series of events across Manchester.

Come along and learn about the impact of drugs on the city and how we can better protect our community.

Take a look below at the events we have planned and let us know which ones you’d like to get involved with by booking your free space here.


Thursday 28th November, 7.00pm
Roscoe Building, Manchester University, M13 9PY

Panel discussion with Suzanne Sharkey, former undercover police officer, Ray Lakeman and Marie Daniels from Anyone’s Child and Professor Judith Aldridge about the urgent need for drug law reform.


Friday 29th November, 3.00pm
Media City


Join us to plant ‘forget-me-not’ flowers to remember those who have died as a result of our dangerous drug policies.


Friday 29th November, 11.00am
Piccadilly Gardens to Media City

Join the Anyone’s Child families and activists as they walk from the city centre to Salford Quays to raise awareness of how current policy has failed and to call for the legal regulation of the drugs market.


Friday 29th November, 7.00pm
The Lowry, Salford Quays, M50 3AZ

Panel discussion with Parliamentary candidate Rebecca Long-Bailey; Neil Woods Chair of LEAP and author of Good Cop Bad War; families from Anyone’s Child; Chris Brady of the Loop, and; Jane Slater, Deputy CEO Transform Drug Policy Foundation.

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