Discover acclaimed music and stand-out exhibitions, groundbreaking theatre, family, cinema and literary events in Manchester and the North.Our top picks
Field Music are bringing an original piece of music and animation to Imperial War Museum North as part of the Making A New World exhibition.
Alexandra Dariescu’s ‘The Nutcracker and I’ is a bold multimedia version of the classical Christmas ballet, featuring the wonderful music of Tchaikovsky.
Starring Kenneth Alan Taylor, A Different Way Home tells a powerful story of prejudice, loss and love from two wildly different perspectives.
Shake off those January blues and check out HOME’s two-week-long showcase of the most exciting film, theatre and visual art in the North West.
The RNCM Day of Percussion is an annual day of inspirational clinics and performances from leading educators and artists – including the incredible Evelyn Glennie.
This January Rob Ward’s acclaimed tale of love and boxing heads to Moss Side Boxing Club for a special knock-out performance.
Born in Liverpool and a former pupil at Chetham’s School of Music, pianist Paul Lewis returns to the North-West for a performance of one of Mozart’s most elegant and expressive piano concertos. Also tonight, Ben Gernon conducts the BBC Philharmonic in a sparkling Stravinsky work and Tchaikovsky’s tempestuous, gripping Fourth Symphony.
PN Review celebrates its winter launch with readings from contributors André Naffis-Sahely, who will read translations of poetry by Mahmoudan Hawad as well as his own work, Jamie Osborn, Suzannah V Evans, Jonathan Catherall, Claudine Toutoungi and Richard Gwyn.
Castlefield Gallery’s latest exhibition, The Ground Beneath Your Feet, invites a more nuanced conversation around multiple geopolitical issues that currently dominate our headlines.
Heralded as “the best new band in London nobody knows a thing about”, Black Midi will be playing The Pink Room in YES on the 26 January.
CFCCA presents Chinternet Ugly – a group exhibition that offers a rare glimpse behind the biggest digital boundary in the world: the Great Firewall of China.
A giant straw Piglet marking the Year of the Pig by international artist Alex Rinsler will be boasting a coat made from dosh.
Presented by Contact and The Lowry, No Kids explores the chaotic social anxieties and ethical challenges surrounding same-sex parenting.
It looks like 2019 is going to be a great year for The Stoller Hall, with some wonderful concerts coming up in its Spring Season.
The Piece Hall in Halifax prepares to unveil ‘The Blanket’ – a new large-scale outdoor artwork by British sculptor David Murphy – which will occupy the centre of the former textile hall’s sweeping Georgian courtyard.