PUSH Festival 2023 at HOME

Kristy Stott, Theatre Editor
PUSH Festival 2023 at HOME
Image courtesy of HOME Manchester.

Push Festival 2023 at HOME Manchester, Manchester 20 January — 18 February 2023 Entrance is free — Visit now

Thrilling and challenging, PUSH Festival at HOME Manchester is always a highlight of the theatre calendar. A celebration of the North West’s creative talents, PUSH Festival 2023 will take place over four weeks – as HOME offers up its stages, screens and spaces as a platform for some of the fantastic work happening across the region.

Celebrating the North West’s emerging artists and creatives, we love that PUSH gives audiences the chance to seek out new and extraordinary performances, works and screenings – some brand-new and some so good that they demand to be seen again.

PUSH 2023 brings exciting new commissions across a range of art forms. You’ll find theatre by Isabella Leung and Liam Rees, a new digital work by Anna West and a brand new solo exhibition by Tara Collete.

We’re also thrilled that this year’s festival features work from some of our favourite theatre companies: Box of Tricks, Monkeywood Theatre, Ugly Bucket and Ink and Curtain as well as performances from Mothers Who Make, Darren Pritchard, Josh Coates, Amy Lowcock and Panoptical. Additionally, artist Jenny Gaskell brings an intimate audio story and idontloveyouanymore will create a new confessional digital work.

Aside from performance and visual art, PUSH Festival also offers a range of masterclasses and workshops – all bringing great opportunities for artists and creatives to meet industry professionals and further hone their skills across a broad range of topics.

Push Festival 2023 at HOME Manchester, Manchester 20 January — 18 February 2023 Entrance is free Visit now

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Homeground is HOME’s brand new outdoor venue, providing an open-air space for theatre, food, film, music, comedy and more.

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Burgess Cafe Bar
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Small but perfectly-formed café – which also serves as the in-house bookstore, stocking all manner of Burgess-related works, along with recordings of his music. It’s a welcoming space, with huge glass windows making for a bright, welcoming atmosphere.

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This huge three-floor pub, formerly a Victorian warehouse, then an umbrella factory (hence the name), has one of the city centre’s largest beer gardens. The two-tier terrace overlooks the Rochdale canal and what used to be the back of the Hacienda, providing an unusual, historic view of the city.

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The Briton’s Protection

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