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.
The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair is back for its 13th edition – this year online – with a handpicked selection of over 160 designer-makers from across the UK.
Created by composer Alex Ho and theatre-maker Elayce Ismail, this stunning fusion of music, text and visuals sees a trip to the Amazon take an unexpected turn.
The Homemakers series of virtual theatre continues with this interactive, fantasy musical set in and around your own home.
Featuring a live score and delivered via Zoom, A Manual of Fantastical Zoology is a performative exploration into the psychology of isolation.
HOME have invited theatre and live art makers to create new works at home, for an audience who are also at home.
Despite the lockdown, Northern Quarter jazz venue Matt and Phred’s continues to play host to amazing live jazz in the form of near-daily live-streamed gigs.
RNCM are taking their lunchtime concerts online, with remote recitals by students, staff and alumni live-streamed on Facebook every Monday and Thursday.
Tune in to this new short film, by Ugly Bucket, which examines the lengths we’ll go to oblige the pressures of staying productive in lockdown.
Jonathan Schofield embraces the new normal with The Zoom Tours Series, taking his knowledge of Manchester into the virtual world for you to enjoy from your living room.
‘Craft at Home’ is a new online space where you can continue to support Manchester Craft & Design Centre’s resident makers, pick-up bespoke gifts, and get busy with bee related craft.