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Manchester International Festival

Manchester International Festival

29 June - 16 July

Manchester International Festival

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  1. Add Live at the Pavilion Theatre to your Itinerary

    Live at the Pavilion Theatre

    Manchester

    Sounds from the Other City and Serious are presenting a packed programme of live music from Wed to Sun in Festival Square.

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  2. Add HOME1947 to your Itinerary

    HOME1947

    Salford

    Two-time Academy Award-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy reflects on the experiences of people who left their homes during the Partition of British India in 1947.

  3. Party Skills for the End of the World

    This is a party with a difference.

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  4. Add Bonobo at Manchester Cathedral to your Itinerary

    Bonobo at Manchester Cathedral

    Manchester

    Simon Green’s move to LA inspired his 2017 album Migration – but he’s returning to his homeland for this intimate one-off show in Manchester Cathedral, featuring new visuals and a band augmented by strings and brass. 

  5. Add ToGather to your Itinerary

    ToGather

    Manchester

    Featuring a major public performance and a wide-ranging exhibition, Susan Hefuna’s timely, poetic work addresses some of the most potent issues of our time: migration, movement and sensations of separation.

  6. Add Last and First Men to your Itinerary

    Last and First Men

    Manchester

    Last and First Men combines music, film and Tilda Swinton’s elegiac narration into a poetic meditation on memory, loss and the idea of Utopia.

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  7. Add 10000 Gestures to your Itinerary

    10000 Gestures

    Manchester

    One of Europe’s most daring and exciting choreographers, Boris Charmatz will be opening his newest work at MIF17.

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  8. Add The World Was Once All Miracle to your Itinerary

    The World Was Once All Miracle

    Manchester

    To mark 100 years since the birth of Harpurhey’s most famous son, MIF presents a special concert celebrating his words and music. Anthony Burgess may be best known as the writer of A Clockwork Orange, but he was also a prolific composer, writing...

  9. Add Cotton Panic! to your Itinerary

    Cotton Panic!

    Cotton was once as good as gold in Lancashire, the engine for a thriving economy built on the Industrial Revolution.

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  10. Dinner Party at the End of the World

    Renowned Mancunian chef Mary-Ellen McTague (Aumbry, the Real Junk Food Project) has devised a dinner party with a difference.

  11. Add Music for a Busy City to your Itinerary

    Music for a Busy City

    Manchester

    Music for a Busy City takes six leading composers out of the concert hall and into Manchester, making music for the spaces through which we pass every day.

  12. Add Arcade Fire at Castlefield Bowl to your Itinerary

    Arcade Fire at Castlefield Bowl

    Manchester

    Six years on from their last appearance in the city, Arcade Fire return to Manchester for this one-off show at Castlefield Bowl.

  13. Machynlleth Comes to Manchester

    This summer, we’re bringing a little bit of West Wales to Manchester as the Machynlleth Comedy Festival decamps for a weekend at MIF.

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  14. Add ∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif) to your Itinerary

    ∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif)

    Manchester

    New Order take over Stage 1 of Manchester’s iconic Old Granada Studios for this special series of intimate shows.

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  15. Add One of Two Stories, or Both to your Itinerary

    One of Two Stories, or Both

    Manchester

    Fresh from representing Hong Kong at the Venice Biennale, brilliant young artist Samson Young premieres a major new work at MIF17.

  16. Manchester Street Poem

    Conceived by Karl Hyde and Rick Smith from Underworld, Manchester Street Poem will spotlight the stories of those who find themselves homeless in the city – in a work where the catch-all term ‘homeless’ will give way to individuality, identity and...

  17. Add Ceremony to your Itinerary

    Ceremony

    Manchester

    Ceremony will be a singular moment in the city’s history. Performers, musicians and the people of Manchester will create an extraordinary live film to bring MIF17 to a close, mixing footage from the statue’s journey with live coverage of its...

  18. Add Fatherland to your Itinerary

    Fatherland

    Manchester

    Fatherland is a bold new show about contemporary fatherhood in all its complexities and contradictions.

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  19. Add True Faith to your Itinerary

    True Faith

    Manchester

    True Faith explores the ongoing significance and legacy of New Order and Joy Division through the wealth of visual art their music has inspired.

  20. Add Available Light to your Itinerary

    Available Light

    Manchester

    Available Light brings together three giants of post-war American culture: choreographer Lucinda Childs, composer John Adams and architect Frank Gehry. This new production takes the trio’s brilliant collaboration, first staged in 1983, to a new...

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  21. Add What if Women Ruled the World? to your Itinerary

    What if Women Ruled the World?

    Manchester

    This timely and electrifying new art experiment ponders one of contemporary life’s great questions – what if women ruled the world?

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