Discover acclaimed music and stand-out exhibitions, groundbreaking theatre, family, cinema and literary events in Manchester and the North.Our top picks
Tate Liverpool presents a new commission by Venezuelan-born, Berlin-based artist Sol Calero, whose brightly coloured, large-scale immersive installations offer a sharply satirical critique of the surreal set of stereotypes and clichés attached to different cultures.
As part of Refugee Week and in partnership with Community Arts North West, HOME present Horizons Festival 2019, a week-long celebration of theatre, film, art, performance, workshops and debate.
LOOK Photo Biennial 2019 – a major programme of photography-based exhibitions taking place across Liverpool, the Wirral and Shanghai – opens this June.
Curated with support from award-winning journalist Iona Craig, Yemen: Inside a Crisis at Imperial War Museum North offers a powerful look at one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises.
Manchester International Festival 2019 is nearly upon us and it’s fair to say that we’re more than a little excited by the calibre of this year’s programme, which may indeed prove to be the festival’s strongest yet.
French metal goliaths Gojira are bringing their insane live show to the O2 Apollo this July.
Resulting from her research into South Beach Miami’s 1930s Seaside Moderne architecture, Why Be Exotic In Private? at Rogue Artists’ Studios is a solo installation by artist Jenny Steele.
Hop on board The Storytelling Bus to experience historic Halifax like never before.
Manchester Histories prepares to launch a major programme of over 150 events to commemorate the 200-year anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre. All of the essential Peterloo events in one place.
Delivering a raucous blend of retro rock and soul, Mattiel’s vision, voice and on-stage energy is a force to be reckoned with.
A whip-smart lyricist and box-defying musician, Marika Hackman is hitting full stride. Don’t miss her playing Band on the Wall this September.
In support of his new album, Here Comes The Cowboy, rock and roll rapscallion Mac Demarco is playing at the beautiful Piece Hall in Halifax.
Now in a major new revival, The Hired Man – with a superb score, foot-tapping rhythms and a soaring chorus – plays at Oldham Coliseum.
Survey at Bluecoat will offer a major study of new work by early career artists from across the UK. The exhibition is the largest review of contemporary art practice in Jerwood Visual Art’s 12 years of programming, spanning a breadth of disciplines including film, performance, and painting.