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With a vibrant showcase featuring 14 brand-new works by D/deaf and disabled artists, DaDaFest International 2020 goes online for its first-ever digital festival.
You can still get your tickets for the 11 am performance – be quick. A digital version of Jackie Hagan’s interactive family show can be beamed straight into your homes this Saturday.
The Stars Above Us sees literature and reading organisation The Reader showcase some of the most exciting writers from the North West (and beyond).
This year, the HOME Artist Film Weekender is online and dedicated to the power, politics and pleasure of togetherness.
This online show mixing poetry, music and chat, headed by the Scots Makar Jackie Kay, had a successful 16-week run during the UK’s initial Lockdown and now it’s back with two seasonal specials for Christmas and Burns Night.
Now more than ever is the time to keep your Christmas shopping as local and handmade as possible. And Give Handmade makes this easy.
Experience the national museum of democracy in depth and online, with the immersive virtual tour of the PHM’s main galleries.
Learn to sing opera classics alongside the chorus of Opera North, without having step outside your front door, in the festive edition of Couch to Chorus.
HOME have invited theatre and live art makers to create new works at home, for an audience who are also at home.
Offering contemporary poetry as a tool for healing and connection, PHS is a brand-new online literary cure-all.
Psappha’s 2020–21 season explores the sharpest and smartest sounds in contemporary classical music, presented in concert and streamed online for free.
Castlefield Gallery presents ‘Obstructions’ – a rather unconventional group show about the freedoms within restriction, and rules that are sometimes there to be broken.
Evan Jones reads from his brand-new translation of CP Cavafy, The Barbarians Arrive Today: Poems & Prose, and own third collection, Later Emperors.
Although his cutting lyrics speak provocatively about identity politics, it is not until Zed (Riz Ahmed) returns home after two years on tour that he is called by his real name: Zaheer.