Discover acclaimed music and stand-out exhibitions, groundbreaking theatre, family, cinema and literary events in Manchester and throughout the North.
A day of science, arts, engineering and history featuring hands-on activities for all ages at this free festival.
The Lowry unveils ‘The Ambassadors’, a new commission from artist Hew Locke which ponders the symbols of authority through opulent sculptures.
One of the UK’s leading arts events, Buxton International Festival is a glorious summertime celebration of opera, music and books.
This spring, Yorkshire Sculpture Park welcomes Lindsey Mendick, a rising star of the contemporary art world, in an immersive solo exhibition.
Manchester is all set to become the world’s stage this summer, and the programme for MIF23 has got us more than a little excited.
Manchester Jazz Festival is back this May with 10 days of live music from some of the best northern, national and international musicians operating in the world of contemporary jazz.
Don’t miss this super theatre festival packed with live outdoor performances featuring musical theatre, drama, comedy, cabaret, opera, and children’s shows.
Festa Italiana Manchester is the country’s biggest festival designed to celebrate Italian food, drink and culture. Transforming Manchester city centre’s Cathedral Gardens into Little Italy once again from the 26th to 28th August.
Join PHM for a series of guided tours with their expert staff, curators and conservationists, it’s an incredibly human look at the National Museum of Democracy’s exhibitions.
See ‘Traces of Displacement’, the Whitworth’s major new exhibition which uses the gallery’s collection to explore the issue of forced displacement.
The spring season in museums and galleries continues, with an abundance of new exhibitions all over the North.
Festival fever has live literature land gripped, and libraries get their very own celebration in Greater Manchester, so you have your pick of performances from a star-studded cast this month…
We preview the standout classical music events and venues in Manchester and the north.
Plan your May Bank Holidays with the best restaurants and bars in Manchester and the North.
New in our Tours and Activities section – drink and draw sessions, political reading groups and tours of some of Manchester’s most unique museums.