Discover acclaimed music and stand-out exhibitions, groundbreaking theatre, family, cinema and literary events in Manchester and the North.Our top picks
An award-winning and perceptive thriller exploring the timely themes of consent, online safety and crime and punishment.
Turn your flux capacitor on and set your destination to the Manchester Opera House in the year 2020. Your future depends on it.
Bong Joon-ho’s Cannes Palme d’Or-winning thriller finally hits UK cinema screens this February following months of awards, nominations and critical adulation.
Manchester celebrates this year’s International Mother Language Day through a number of exciting events taking place in various venues around the city.
Jodrell Bank became a World Heritage site in July 2019. This half term visit the Science Show and discover some of the important moments in the site’s history, which make it such an important place.
Promising “divine decadence, darling”, this award-winning show – directed by Rufus Norris – is absolutely unmissable.
February Half Term Fun at Science and Industry Museum looks like another hit. Whether you travel by train, tram, bike or bus, make your way to the museum for loads of transport-themed fun.
In celebration of Musica! Musica! Musica!, a solo exhibition by Raissa Pardini, The Foetals and Fruit Tones are playing a FREE party at YES.
LAST CHANCE. An artist who believed that we often know more than can be spoken, Edward Allington’s restaging at the Henry Moore Institute offers a poetic response to the complexity of the world.
Blurring the lines of classical, jazz, rock, world and experimental music, the Bang on a Can All-Stars present a wonderfully adventurous programme at RNCM.
Artist Alice Irwin’s Matisse-esque friendly giants at The Piece Hall in Halifax embody an enchanting spirit of play, early innocence and imagination. Yet, they also have a more serious side to them.
Combining stunning physicality with the beauty of British Sign Language, Ad Infinitum illuminate a pivotal time in history for the D/deaf community.
Combining demon lures and invented artefacts, ancient mythology and family lore, The High Dam at The Tetley in Leeds is the latest new work by upcoming artist Emii Alrai.
Part of the Hallé’s Beethoven 250 celebrations, Beyond the Score® offers a breathtaking multimedia experience of Beethoven’s iconic Fifth Symphony starring Simon Callow.
In this immersive exhibition, children can let their imaginations go wild as they take centre stage alongside some of their favourite characters from beloved children’s author, Judith Kerr.