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.
Not for the faint-hearted or easily offended, expect chaos and debauchery to ensue in this smash hit musical based on the infamous talk show. On now.
From a brilliant range of symphonies, concertos, vocal works, operas and more, we select our five top picks from the Hallé’s 2019-20 season.
How is the Digital Revolution affecting the future of our cities? A new season of exhibitions and events at CFCCA explores.
With hundreds of consoles and games from the past 40 years, get your game face on at one of the adult-only Power UP sessions.
Opening the BBC Philharmonic’s 2019-20 season, conductor John Wilson pairs light with darkness, sugar with spice, in an eclectic and thrilling programme.
Challenging, entertaining and always trying to change the world for the better, SICK! Festival makes just the kind of art we like.
A firm favourite in Manchester’s cultural calendar, the Manchester Art Fair and The Manchester Contemporary weekend is not to be missed. Tickets are free for Creative Tourist readers.
Museum of Science and Industry’s blockbuster summer exhibition, The Sun, sets out to bring us as close to the star as many of us are likely to ever come.
Head to the Science and Industry Museum this summer for daily family shows, fun activities and events, whatever the weather.
At a night dedicated to visionary musician Arthur Russell, Peter Broderick and friends will perform a selection of Russell’s most celebrated songs.