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What's on in Manchester

What's on in Manchester

Events, Exhibitions and Festivals

  1. MIF
    Manchester International Festival (MIF) is an artist-led, commissioning festival presenting new works from across the spectrum of performing arts, visual arts and popular culture. It was launched in 2007 and takes place biennially.
    1. 29 Jun 201716 Jul 2017
  2. Manchester’s King Street Festival returns in June bringing the city’s iconic shopping address alive with music, art, food, games and a host of exclusive in-store events.
    1. 3 Jun 20174 Jun 2017
  3. The Great City Games Manchester is once again set to bring world class athletics to the streets of Manchester, in a thrilling head-to-head contest of some of the best athletes in the world.
    1. 26 May 2017
  4. In the 90’s, The Crystal Maze was one of the UK’s favourite television shows. Now it’s your turn to be the star of the show.
    1. 1 Apr 201730 Jun 2017
  5. Winner of 85 international awards, including 16 for Best Musical, the Royal Shakespeare Company's touring production of Matilda The Musical will play at the Palace Theatre from Monday 18th September - Friday 24 November 2018.
    1. 18 Sep 201824 Nov 2018
  6. It's a long road to Tipperary so why not stop along the way to get into the swing of things at this incredibly popular vintage spectacular. Dig out that polka dot dress, wax that moustache and put on your dancing shoes for a weekend of all singing, all dancing, all action fun!
    1. 27 May 201729 May 2017

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This Month

Last chance to see! Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond

Last chance to see! Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond

There is just over a month left to catch the ground-breaking exhibition Wonder Materials: Graphene...

Openings

Season

23rd July 2016-25th June 2017
‘Purple Reign’ – Conference on the Life and Legacy of Prince

‘Purple Reign’ – Conference on the Life and Legacy of Prince

The conference aims to provide fresh perspectives on the creative and commercial dimensions of...

Openings

Open

24th May 2017-26th May 2017
Chetham's Showcase

Chetham's Showcase

Outstanding senior students from Chetham's take centre stage with an hour of exquisite music.

Openings

24/05/2017

24th May 2017
Circus Funtasia

Circus Funtasia

Top class live entertainment featuring death-defying motorcycle riders, dynamic juggling,...

Openings

Open

24th May 2017-29th May 2017
Herding Cats

Herding Cats

This May, Play With Fire Productions present the acclaimed 'Herding Cats'; a blackly comic, brutal,...

Openings

Open

24th May 2017-3rd June 2017
Reckless Sleepers: Schrödinger

Reckless Sleepers: Schrödinger

In 1933 Erwin Schrödinger won the Nobel Prize for his contribution to Quantum Mechanics. He...

Openings

24/05/2017

24th May 2017

25/05/2017

25th May 2017
19th Century Fashion and Literature

19th Century Fashion and Literature

A four week course exploring how fashion, textiles, art and the attitude of society evolved during...

Openings

Season

25th May 2017
Athletically Pleasing

Athletically Pleasing

Athletically Pleasing is a showcase of products exploring how craft, design and innovative...

Openings

Season

25th May 2017-3rd September 2017
Take That

Take That

Take That are set to bring fans their most exciting live experience to date when they hit the road...

Openings

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25th May 2017

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26th May 2017

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27th May 2017

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