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Manchester International Festival

Manchester International Festival

29 June - 16 July

Manchester International Festival

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  1. Add Returning to Reims to your Itinerary

    Returning to Reims

    Manchester

    Adapted from Didier Eribon’s bestselling memoir by Thomas Ostermeier, the Artistic Director of Berlin’s revered Schaubühne and one of world theatre’s most thrilling directors, Returning to Reims is an urgent reflection on the new world order.

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  2. 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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  3. Add Dark Matter to your Itinerary

    Dark Matter

    Manchester

    Curated by BBC Radio 6 Music tastemaker Mary Anne Hobbs, Dark Matter is eight immersive shows from pioneering national, international and Manchester-based musicians.

  4. Add What Is the City but the People? to your Itinerary

    What Is the City but the People?

    Manchester

    Come to Piccadilly Gardens and join friends, neighbours and total strangers for this self-portrait of the city.

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  5. 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...

  6. Party Skills for the End of the World

    This is a party with a difference.

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  7. 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. 

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  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 The Welcoming Party to your Itinerary

    The Welcoming Party

    Manchester

    Come and help us give a warm welcome to some new arrivals in this inspiring immersive show from Theatre-Rites, one of Europe’s most imaginative theatre companies.

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  13. 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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  14. Interdependence: We Need to Talk

    Curated by MIF, FutureEverything, The Guardian and VICE, Interdependence: We Need to Talk invites you to debate today’s hot-button topics: power, heroes, community, technology, anger and change

  15. Add Arcade Fire at Castlefield Bowl to your Itinerary

    Arcade Fire at Castlefield Bowl

    Manchester

    Arcade Fire are set to bring their breath-taking live set to Sounds Of The City this summer at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl on Thursday 6th July. 

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. BambinO

    BambinO is a pioneering piece of music theatre aimed at an audience that doesn’t often get a look in at the opera – babies.

  19. 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.

  20. 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...

  21. 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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