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.
Still overlooked in contemporary cinema, women have been making documentaries on a vast range of topics since the early days of cinema. This season aims to provide a corrective.
Described as ‘immensely charming’ by The Stage, this hilarious homage to the masters of slapstick and silent comedy comes to HOME Manchester.
Daring, fabulous and with a nautical twist for 2020, House of Suarez are back to host the ultimate battle for dance supremacy.
Visit People’s History Museum’s 2020 display of political banners from across the years – including several that will go on public show for the first time.
CFCCA presents Singapore artist Ho Tzu Nyen’s alternative ‘A to Z’ account of Southeast Asia, focusing on the region’s neglected histories.
Manchester’s award-winning Muslim Arts and Culture Festival returns for a second edition, featuring over 50 cultural events across 16 days.
People’s History Museum – Manchester’s national museum of democracy – celebrates its 10th birthday with a special weekend of events.
A fabulous three-week-long showcase bringing the best Manchester-based LGBTQ+ artists – featuring performance, music, vogue and scratch nights.
How have visions of utopia and the visual culture that helped form it impacted upon the Brexit debate? A new exhibition at the Whitworth explores.