Spend a day in the city and it rapidly becomes apparent just how much it has reinvented its industrial past into a new, trendsetting present – and an ambitious future. There’s plenty of things to do in Manchester too, from award-winning theatre and exhibitions to an exciting food and drink offer and thriving literature and music scenes.
A new show from Forced Entertainment driven by a heavy musical score and teeters precariously between comical and absolutely tragic.
A contemporary tragicomic circus show exploring themes around memory and the act of remembering. Impressively elegant and darkly humorous.
As part of HOME’s 2019 celebration of women in global cinema they offer a selection of films that together are our salute to Hong Kong cinema’s female fighting stars, the original cinematic ass kickers.
Featuring Kalevi Aho’s hair-raising Theremin Concerto, the BBC Philharmonic presents a delightfully off-kilter programme at The Bridgewater Hall.
Artistic Director Sarah Frankcom will say goodbye to the Royal Exchange with this extraordinary new play by Simon Stephens, featuring original music by Jarvis Cocker.
Join ex-Kraftwerk percussionist Wolfgang Flür for a unique audio and visual experience at YES this November.
Manchester-based poetry publishing house Carcanet marks 50 years with a ‘jubilee weekend’ of events, including the Annual Rylands Poetry Reading and a Poets & Players Carcanet special.
The largest animation festival in the UK returns for its fifth year.
‘Elizabeth Price at the Whitworth’ brings together new and acclaimed works – including drawings, sculpture, and video – by the Turner prize-winning artist.