The Weekend Orchestra with the BBC Philharmonic

Creative Tourist
Mark McNulty

The Weekend Orchestra with the BBC Philharmonic at MediaCityUK Piazza, Manchester 10 — 11 September 2022 Entrance is free — Visit now

Hundreds of local musicians and singers of all levels and backgrounds will join the BBC Philharmonic for a huge and joyful musical celebration which will open the main stage on both days of We Invented The Weekend, a brand new festival coming to MediaCity and Salford Quays.

Michael Betteridge (Artistic Director of The Sunday Boys – Manchester’s LBTQ+ low voice choir) will conduct the concert and has also written Docks Unlocked, a special song based on an original poem by Salfordian Poet, Lynn Walton, celebrating the history of Salford Docks.

Hankies at the ready for what is set to be a heartening performance which will end in a rousing rendition of Docks Unlocked led by BBC Folk Singer of the Year and Honeyfeet vocalist, Rioghnach Connolly.

The Weekend Orchestra with the BBC Philharmonic at MediaCityUK Piazza, Manchester 10 — 11 September 2022 Entrance is free Visit now


Session Features
11 September 2022
12:30pm — 1:00pm

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

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