Discover acclaimed music and stand-out exhibitions, groundbreaking theatre, family, cinema and literary events in Manchester and throughout the North.
Following a major expansion project, Band on the Wall is throwing open its doors in March 2022, and there’s a huge reopening season on the cards.
The ultimate celebration of art and creativity in the LGBTQ+ community, Queer Contact Festival returns to the Contact Theatre for 2022.
As part of a collaboration with Manchester Art Gallery and the PROTEST! exhibition, HOME host a complete retrospective of the films of one of the most influential figures in contemporary British culture.
PUSH LAB 2022 is a week of workshops where you’ll be talking, playing and reconnecting, designed for artists of all disciplines and held at HOME.
The exhibition gathers paintings by five artists who focus on places that are often architecturally overlooked yet close to our hearts – our homes, residential areas and the daily, urban surroundings that so many of us encounter and navigate every day.
One of the most influential British bands in modern history, Echo and the Bunnymen are celebrating “40 years of magical songs” at the majestic Albert Hall.
The RNCM Brass Band Festival is back with a two-day showcase of some of the UK’s leading brass bands, plus top international soloists.
The RNCM Symphony Orchestra is joined by organist Anna Lapwood and conductor Anu Tali for an evening of specially selected symphonic works.
It’s not just Symphony Orchestras or big name artists that perform as the RNCM, their lunchtime and spotlight concerts showcase the best student performers in more intimate settings.
A double headlining stand up comedy bill from likeable Midlands sketch-slash-music double act Good Kids and Merseyside-via-Manchester’s finest misanthrope Hannah Platt.
Explore how science is fuelling a revolution in cancer care and offering a hopeful view into the future with Cancer Revolution: Science, innovation and hope.
The Paramount Pictures film was one of the highest-grossing movies of the 1980s, now the stage adaptation is tipped to be one of the hottest theatre tickets of 2022.
Leeds’ Transform Festival is an engine room of powerful, urgent and trailblazing performance, visual arts, dance, conversations and adventure.
A thrilling dance-circus world premiere from the ever-brilliant Motionhouse – exploring the tension between our inner lives and how we make sense of the world around us.
Arguably one of the greatest detective stories of all time, the timeless tale is given a fresh and farcical overhaul in Lotte Wakeham’s acclaimed production. A treat for all ages.