Manifest Arts Festival 2019, across Greater Manchester

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Ruby Tingle and Simon Woolham at Chetham's Library

Manifest Arts Festival 2019 at Manchester Art Gallery, City Centre 12 — 21 July 2019 Entrance is free

Manifest Arts Festival returns to the North West this summer for its third edition. Showcasing the talent of visual artists based in the region, the free biennial has doubled in size, now featuring over 50 events, exhibitions, workshops and talks across venues in Manchester, Salford, Bolton and Wigan. With 25 premieres of new work and exhibitions, 15 open studios, three workshops, four artist/curator talks, four performances, several specially extended exhibitions, and more than 350 artists involved in total – the programme for Manifest Arts Festival 2019 looks to be the festival’s most exciting yet.

Manifest Arts Festival 2019 at Manchester Art Gallery, City Centre 12 — 21 July 2019 Entrance is free

What's on at Manchester Art Gallery

Where to go near Manifest Arts Festival 2019, across Greater Manchester

Salut Wines
Chinatown
Bar or Pub
Salut Wines

Salut wines pride themselves in offering “wider horizons beyond the safe choices.” With 42 wines by the glass and a regularly changing selection of bottles in their Enomatic wine preservation machines (or  “wine jukebox,” as they’re colloquially known), this is one of be best bars in Manchester for exploring new vintages.

Manchester Central Library
Manchester
Library
Manchester Central Library

The stunning Manchester Central Library is now back open for all visitors who wish to browse the enormous collection or simply relax in this magnificent building.

St Peters Square Manchester
City Centre
St Peter’s Square

St Peter’s Square is a public space in Manchester – home to the city’s iconic library, town hall, Pankhurst statue, art gallery and famous Midland Hotel.

Chinatown
Restaurant
Manchester Art Gallery Cafe

Summery bakes, seasonal salads and fresh light meals at Manchester Art Gallery’s in-house café, courtesy of highly-regarded Head Chef Matthew Taylor.

Chinatown
Hotel
The Alan

This high-end city-centre restaurant has an excellent afternoon tea option that more than matches up to the superb main menu.

Contemporary Six, art gallery in Manchester
City Centre
Gallery
Contemporary Six

Contemporary Six is an independent commercial art gallery in Manchester city centre, set up by Alex Reuben in 2010.

King Street Town House Hotel in Manchester
City Centre
Hotel
King Street Townhouse Hotel

Boasting Manchester’s first rooftop infinity pool, the King Street Townhouse Hotel offers visitors panoramic views across the city. And, with so much to choose from, all Manchester needs now is a little sunshine…

Manchester
Shop
Siam Smiles

Now based at the Great Northern, Siam Smiles is a food stop that’s hot on everyone’s lips.

Chinatown
Restaurant
Yang Sing

One of the most well-known Chinese restaurants in Manchester, Yang Sing has been feeding Mancunians for forty years.

City Centre
Restaurant
Blinker

Elegant cocktail bar in the centre of Manchester, with a relaxed atmosphere and wonderfully friendly staff.

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