Discover the best things to do in Manchester and the North – from cosy cinema, concerts and Christmas theatre to fantastic family, literature and art events.Our top picks
Set in 1930s Paris, where cosmopolitan gaiety has reached new heights of frivolity, Offenbach’s La Vie Parisienne is a brilliant tangled tale of flirtatious masquerading and romantic intrigue.
Sculptor, painter and creator of artistic installations and happenings, Edward Krasiński was one of the most significant Eastern European artists of the 20th century. This is the first UK retrospective of his work.
Personally I’m not a massive fan of big stage blockbuster productions, but I will make an exception for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, which is one of the stage shows I have ever seen.
A major solo exhibition of entirely new work by acclaimed Scottish artist Rachel Maclean, who will represent Scotland at the 2017 Venice Biennale.
Filled with objects on a small-scale, Castlefield Gallery’s latest exhibition asks some big questions about life.
If you’ve seen one exhibition about Andy Warhol, you’ve seen a thousand… Not so with ARTIST ROOMS: Andy Warhol at the Whitworth, which brings the master of repetition’s work into an entirely new context.
Yule be Sorry is a show of serious Santa substance – an excellent alternative xmas night out. Hosted by living performing art legend David Hoyle, this is a night of comedy and cabaret chased down with a good glug of mega-strength mulled wine.
From the same creative team behind the hilarious Little Shop of Horrors comes this high-kicking cocktail-drinking entertainment extravaganza that distils the glitz and glamour of 60s New York and delivers it to the stage.