12 May 2011
Then Hacienda Now @ Richard Goodall Gallery 
Original memorabilia and posters from FAC 51 The Hacienda go on display at the Richard Goodall Gallery, High Street Manchester from 18-28 May 2011 in the Then Hacienda Now exhibition. Peter Hook's private collection will feature heavily including artefacts salvaged from the skip on Whitworth Street West outside the Hacienda when it was closed in 1997. The collection includes posters from gigs by New Order, Cabaret Voltaire, The Fall plus those for legendary club nights such as Shine, Flesh and Hallucienda.

Also on display and on sale at the gallery will be the artwork by James Chadderton for Peter Hook And The Light's debut EP 1102/2011 plus Ben Kelly's two digital reconstructions of the famous Hacienda interior.

To celebrate the exhibition there is a private event on Friday 20 May featuring original Hacienda DJ Graeme Park, Manc poet Mike Garry plus classical musicians, Litmus will be providing their interpretations of Joy Division and New Order's music. An aftershow will be at The Northern in the Northern Quarter.

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www.peterhook.co.uk [for sale of selection of posters / memorabilia]

www.fac51thehacienda.com [The site
is being fully launched at this event and is the exclusive home of Hacienda Records plus news/updates about The Hacienda's current and forthcoming events/release schedule; plus contains classic and modern FAC 51 mixes]

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The Names

Post punk cult band The Names emerged in the winter of 1977-1978 as The Passengers, gathering immediate attention on the local Brussels scene. In 1979, after a series of successful gigs and a crucial step forward opening for Magazine, they recorded their first E.P. ("Spectators Of Life") and attracted the interest of prominent label Factory Records in Manchester.

Their first British studio session (at Stockport's Strawberry Studio) produced the single "Nightshift" / "I Wish I Could Speak Your Language (Fac 29). Receiving enthusiastic reviews in the UK and abroad, it marked the start of a long and fruitful collaboration with producer Martin Hannett. The album "Swimming" followed as well as more singles, including "Calcutta" and "The Astronaut".

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