MAH17: Be Our Guest at Manchester Craft & Design Centre

Polly Checkland Harding
A still from 'The Little Shop of Horrors' (1960)

Be Our Guest at Manchester Craft & Design Centre, Manchester 18 May 2017 Entrance is free

The title of this Manchester After Hours event is a clue to what it’s all about: ‘Be Our Guest’ is the name of one of the most famous songs from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, written by composer Alan Menken. This multi discipline exhibition at Manchester Craft & Design Centre – in association with Bad Uncle – showcases art, music and performance by practitioners based around the North West who have been inspired by Menken, a man who has won eight Oscars and seven Golden Globes (as well as numerous other accolades) for his scores for films including The Little Mermaid, Aladdin and Pocahontas. 

Be Our Guest at Manchester Craft & Design Centre, Manchester 18 May 2017 Entrance is free

Where to go near MAH17: Be Our Guest at Manchester Craft & Design Centre

The exterior of Manchester Craft & Design Centre.
Manchester
Café or Coffee Shop
Oak Street Café

Oak Street Café at Manchester Craft & Design Centre does fresh, healthy salads, soups, sandwiches, quiches and, best of all, cakes.

Common Bar in Manchester's Northern Quarter
Manchester
Bar or Pub
Common Bar

Northern Quarter stalwart Common Bar in Manchester serves excellent pub food, fine cocktails and decent coffee. It’s a firm Creative Tourist team favourite.

Manchester
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Home Sweet Home, Manchester

Home Sweet Home in Manchester’s Northern Quarter is a cafe and milk bar that does a mean line in cake, puddings and all things sweet – but its savoury menu isn’t half bad either.

Deadstock General Store
Northern Quarter
Deadstock General Store

This small shop has a well-curated range of stock that focuses on vintage homeware and gifts. From Japanese hemp socks to botanical paperweights and HAWS plant misters, each object is beautiful, practical and well made.

Manchester
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Ziferblat Manchester

Ziferblat is a pay as you stay café in the northern quarter, where everything is free – except the time you spend.

Manchester
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Sweet Mandarin

Gordon Ramsay-approved Northern Quarter restaurant run by three sisters, featuring some of the city’s finest Chinese cuisine.

Manchester
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V Revolution

V Revolution cafe specialises in Vegan “junk food” – it’s a fun concept with wickedly good results.

Manchester
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Cane & Grain

Essentially three bars under one roof, Cane & Grain encompasses a rib joint and tap room, hidden speakeasy, and Tiki-themed Liar’s Lounge.

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NOTE Thomas Street

The sister store to NOTE’s original Tib Street branch, here you’ll find footware, clothes and brands inspired by the skateboard scene. If it’s a new board you’re after, head to Tib Street.

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