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What's on in Manchester

What's on in Manchester

Events, Festivals and Exhibitions

  1. Summer in the City
    Visiting Manchester during the summer is great fun and this year, more than ever before, the opportunity to safely enjoy the city is one we are all looking forward to.
  2. Manchester Literature Festival’s Spring digital programme launches with Kazuo Ishiguro and Jackie Kay in conversation about his new novel, Klara and The Sun alongside new writing commissions by poets Roger Robinson and Caleb Femi.
    1. 4 Mar 202122 Apr 2021

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Don’t Touch My Hair

Don’t Touch My Hair

Don’t Touch My Hair is a five-minute flashback to one of the finest moments from Hot Brown Honey,…

Openings

Season

1st February 2021-17th August 2021
Dear People of No Colour

Dear People of No Colour

A woman prepares for a performance that can not happen. The work has dried up. There’s nothing for…

Openings

Season

1st February 2021-17th August 2021
Embroidery saying : The North is not a petri dish

MCR Sew Social Online Art Exhibition

MCR Sew Social will be hosting their first online exhibition for womxn artists and textile makers…

Openings

Open

8th March 2021-8th March 2022
Seaside: people walk on a sand

The Earth Asleep

A new artist film by visual artist Clara Casian about one of the most powerful earthquake and…

Openings

Available Online

11th March 2021-30th May 2021
Man in a blue room

Sequin In A Blue Room

When you watch this title at home, a percentage of your rental will also go towards supporting HOME.

Openings

Open

8th April 2021-30th May 2021
Two people looking at a painting

What is Manchester Art Gallery?

A new display exploring Manchester Art Gallery's origins, the collection and its place with the…

Openings

Open

20th August 2020-31st January 2022
People's History Museum exterior

Art for Two - conversation and tour

Discover ideas worth fighting for past, present and future in this online conversation and tour of…

Openings

Open

16th November 2020-30th June 2021
Ritherdon paintshop

Nicola Ellis and Ritherdon & Co Ltd: No gaps in the line

Nicola Ellis and Ritherdon & Co Ltd: No gaps in the line is Ellis’s first major solo exhibition and…

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Open

27th March 2021-13th June 2021
Man with a backpack

MINDSCAPES: Soundpaths

Experience your local area in a brand new way using music and sound through your phone. 

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Open

19th April 2021-16th April 2022

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