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In Conversation with Dave Haslam

Writer and former Haçienda DJ Dave Haslam sits in conversation, in front of a live audience. Barnsley’s DJ Jon Tunni will provide a soundtrack of soul, disco, funk and house throughout the evening.

Writer and broadcaster Dave Haslam DJ'ed over 450 times at the Haçienda nightclub in Manchester and has since DJ'd internationally. He has written for the New Musical Express, The Guardian, the London Review of Books, and The Times, and has published five critically acclaimed books, including Adventures on the Wheels of Steel: The Rise of the Superstar DJs, Not Abba: the Real Story of the 1970s, Life After Dark: A History of British Nightclubs & Music Venues and his most recent best-seller, Sonic Youth Slept on My Floor.

Chris Madden is a Barnsley based psychotherapist and former music industry creative of twenty years. He is the host of Chinwag Leeds, a programme of intimate discussions with famous names from the music industry.

This event is inspired by the exhibition Visible Girls: Revisited.


Includes late gallery opening until 8pm.

6pm – 7pm DJ Jon Tunni in the bar.

7pm – 8pm in Conversation with Dave Haslam in the Assembly Room.

8pm – 9pm DJ Jon Tunni in the bar.