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Psappha’s 2020–21 season explores the sharpest and smartest sounds in contemporary classical music, presented in concert and streamed online for free.
Featuring classic works, celebratory ballets and contemporary pieces, Northern Ballet return for their first post-lockdown live performances.
White Psyche at the Whitworth examines the aesthetics of white supremacy through the story of Cupid and Psyche – a classical tale of love and good looks.
This October Contact presents an all-digital version of the Black Gold Arts Festival featuring workshops, discussions, talks and performances.
A Good Market at Sadlers Yard features seasonal food, sustainable products, free workshops, engaging talks, live music and great local beers.
Explore the history of Manchester’s Chinese community with a soundwalk from CFCCA’s current resident artist, Hayley Suviste.
HOME’s Black History Month film programme foregrounds the contribution of Black practitioners to film history with blockbusters, rare classics and brand new cinema.
This blockbuster exhibition was due to close at the end of March, but has been extended until 29 November as part of the Science and Industry Museum’s reopening programme.
People’s History Museum presents a powerful selection of images documenting one of the peaceful Black Lives Matter protests that took place in central Manchester during May 2020.
Performed live by RashDash theatre company, this musical performance offers a lively reflection on the pandemic and our lived experiences of the last six months.
Henry Golding is mightily impressive in Monsoon, the new film from Lilting director Hong Khaou.
Paloma Varga Weisz: Bumped Body continues the Henry Moore Institute’s programme of exhibitions dedicated to contemporary sculptors yet to receive full exposure in the UK.
Aid Workers: Ethics Under Fire at Imperial War Museum North takes a close look at the moral dilemmas surrounding overseas aid.
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.