Writer Michael Symmons Roberts.
Writer Michael Symmons Roberts.

RAH! Research in Arts and Humanities Programme

Sarah-Clare Conlon, Literature Editor

RAH! is the brand-new public engagement programme of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at Manchester Metropolitan University, springing forth from the successful HiP Festival, which got going in 2013. RAH! – or Research in Arts and Humanities, to give it its full moniker – sees Manchester School of Art and Manchester Fashion Institute get on board for an even bigger and better offer for the general public to enjoy.

RAH! will be presenting a programme of events throughout the academic year, with forgotten, marginalised and previously untold stories the focus of the inaugural 2017/18 Finding Voices showcase. Think lectures, seminars and discussions, screenings, shows and workshops, and artist happenings, archive interventions and augmented reality – all of which you’re invited to get involved with. From a film about Moss Side in the Seventies to a close reading by Professor of Poetry Michael Symmons Roberts, we’ve been picking our events for 2017. Here’s what remains…

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You Were Never Really Here Preview Event
Cinema 9–22 March 2018, from £5.00

You Were Never Really Here at HOME

This Vibrant Thing Library Event, Manchester
Festivals 3–24 March 2018, FREE

This Vibrant Thing 2018

Music 21 January–24 March 2018, from £12

RNCM 2018 Season

Theatre: RASA and Contact: Handlooms
Theatre 12–24 March 2018, from £11.00 - 15.00

Handlooms at Alankar House of Sarees

Festivals 22 September 2017–31 March 2018,

HOME Autumn/Winter Season

wonder women 2018
Festivals 1–31 March 2018,

Wonder Women 2018

Cinema 1–31 March 2018, from £5.00

One Film Wonders at HOME

Theatre 9 March–7 April 2018, from £17.00+

Frankenstein at The Royal Exchange

Robots at the Museum of Science and Industry
Exhibitions 19 October 2017–15 April 2018, from £5

Robots at the Museum of Science and Industry