Discover acclaimed music and stand-out exhibitions, groundbreaking theatre, family, cinema and literary events in Manchester and the North.Our top picks
This thrilling Bridgewater Hall concert features Rachmaninov’s epic Symphony No 2 and Ravel’s Piano Concerto for the Left Hand.
Manchester International Festival 2019 is nearly upon us and it’s fair to say that we’re more than a little excited by the calibre of this year’s programme, which may indeed prove to be the festival’s strongest yet.
Join FutureEverything as they explore the themes of Atmospheric Memory, a new work by internationally renowned artist, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer.
A new exhibition at the Lowry is a reminder to re-connect with the beauty and joy chance poses. To celebrate the unexpected, as well as to expect it.
Three Inch Fools are back with their witty, musical take on a Shakespearean classic. Open-air theatre in the stunning Cumbrian countryside. Beautiful.
A month-long programme of free events to showcase the wonderful and innovative research happening across the University of Salford.
A daring and innovative creative programme – blurring borders and exploding boundaries – BE Festival features a genre-bending feast of European theatre, live music, performance and visual arts.
Curated with support from award-winning journalist Iona Craig, Yemen: Inside a Crisis at Imperial War Museum North offers a powerful look at one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises.
Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra welcome friends from around the world to help them perform Mahler’s unsurpassable Symphony of a Thousand.
Cross Lane Projects summer exhibition, Auto-Destruct, is inspired by the ideas of celebrated artist and activist Gustav Metzger.
Manchester Histories prepares to launch a major programme of over 150 events to commemorate the 200-year anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre. All of the essential Peterloo events in one place.
With a jam-packed programme of quality cultural events set in a stunning location, Buxton International Festival 2019 looks set to be the best yet.
Delivering a raucous blend of retro rock and soul, Mattiel’s vision, voice and on-stage energy is a force to be reckoned with.
In support of his new album, Here Comes The Cowboy, rock and roll rapscallion Mac Demarco is playing at the beautiful Piece Hall in Halifax.
Celebrate the Bridgewater Canal and its communities with a wild weekend of walking, storytelling and performance. One canal. Three days. Five miles.