The Welcome at Factory International

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The Welcome at Factory International
Illustration courtesy of Jiaqi Wang.

The Welcome at Factory International, Castlefield, 11–19 November 2023 - Book now

The Welcome is a huge nine-day celebration to mark the opening of Manchester’s phenomenal new arts space, Factory International. And everybody’s invited.

Following Free Your Mind, the eagerly awaited first production at Manchester’s landmark arts venue, a wide range of music, circus, art and fashion will fill the brand-new building and its outdoor spaces.

Building on Manchester International Festival‘s drive to work with local people, The Welcome is a nine-day programme developed by and for Greater Manchester residents. It’s an invitation from Greater Manchester residents to their neighbours, encouraging them to explore Factory International, the extraordinary new cultural space opening in the heart of the city.

A massive celebration, there will be loads going on over the packed nine-day programme. Expect a party atmosphere, creative mumblings, tours of the building, food, gigs and shows.

Tickets aren’t on sale yet – but get the date in your diary and we’ll bring you the full details as soon as we know.

On sale date - to be confirmed.

The Welcome at Factory International, Castlefield

11–19 November 2023

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