Discover acclaimed music and stand-out exhibitions, groundbreaking theatre, family, cinema and literary events in Manchester and the North.Our top picks
This multi-layered meta show from 59 Productions has as many thrills as any good detective tome, only with added weirdness as fractured central character Dan Quinn loses the plot – quite literally.
Dance: Sampled is a weekend of amazing acrobatics, sensual strutting and challenging ballet, with taster sessions from the world’s top contemporary dance companies – not to mention a packed programme of workshops and pop-up performances.
SICK! Festival makes just the kind of art we like: challenging, entertaining and always aimed at changing the world for the better.
Manchester’s feminist festival returns 2-12 March, with all-female DJ line-ups, queer punk documentary screenings, speed mate-ing and much more.
Unseen women, unwanted old men and unappreciated teenagers are all part of Good Dog’s scalpel-sharp story, written by celebrated actor and playwright Arinzé Kene.
Paul Auster has a long association with cinema, as source material, screenwriter and also as a film director in his own right. This March, Home presents an Auster-inspired film season with titles chosen by the novelist himself.
A ridiculous April Fool’s run around the forest produced by Wild Rumpus (Just So Festival) and the Forestry Commission – take in large scale art installations, live music and more.
An exhibition on the thingness of things in the age of the thingless medium. Confused? Read on…
If you’ve seen one exhibition about Andy Warhol, you’ve seen a thousand… Not so with ARTIST ROOMS: Andy Warhol at the Whitworth, which brings the master of repetition’s work into an entirely new context.