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.
Home to the prestigious BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Manchester Folk Festival is back with another joyous celebration of the best in English folk.
Back by popular demand, Manchester Collective’s Sirocco celebrates the warmth and diversity of folk traditions from across the globe.
The RNCM’s latest celluloid adventure: Alfred Hitchcock’s innovative Blackmail will be screened alongside a live improvised organ score.
As part of their 70th Anniversary Season, the English National Ballet bring the classic fairy tale to Manchester.
On a second UK tour following its huge sell-out success last year – don’t miss out on this celebrated performance inspired by a Black men’s walking group based in Sheffield.
If you’re looking for gripping drama, stunning design and fierce family politics, then you’re going to love this brand-new production by The Lowry and Headlong.
Challenging, entertaining and always trying to change the world for the better, SICK! Festival makes just the kind of art we like.
Featuring commissioned works by innovative new artists, Electric Storm 50 celebrates the life and work of pioneering electronic composer, Delia Derbyshire.
FilmFear is back as HOME team up with Film4 for another season of new and classic scary movies, premieres and director Q&As.
Looking for something a bit more exciting than pumpkin carving this Halloween? Halloween in the City brings a packed weekend of terrifyingly good family events to Manchester city centre.