What's on in Manchester

What's on in Manchester

Events, Festivals and Exhibitions

  1. Manchester Science Festival
    Manchester Science Festival is a creative, playful and surprising celebration of science, produced by the Science and Industry Museum.
  2. International Mother Language Day 2021
    International Mother Language Day is celebrated globally on 21 February. 2021 will be the fourth consecutive year that Manchester has celebrated the event. In 2019 and 2020 over 5,000 people engaged with activity across the city centre and neighbourhoods. The event is a celebration of the nearly 200 languages spoken in Manchester and of the cultural diversity that is one of the city’s strengths.
  3. Family playing in the snow
    Winter Scavenger Hunt is perfect for little explorers, see what wildlife you can spot on your outdoor adventures in the Parkland.
    1. 5 Jan 202128 Feb 2021
  4. Manchester Art Gallery Highlights Tour
    We can't be in the gallery at the moment, but we carrying on discussing art.
    1. 23 Dec 202024 Feb 2021
    2. 23 Dec 202124 Feb 2022
  5. Exhibition art - Jain Fairhurst a global seam of plastic
    Like other museums and galleries across the UK we must remain closed to the public. But until we can welcome visitors back again we’re inviting audiences to explore our exhibition Obstructions in 360° from the comfort of their homes at obstructions-castlefield gallery.co.uk.
    1. 5 Dec 202018 Apr 2021

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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…

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Season

1st February 2021-17th August 2021
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,…

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Season

1st February 2021-17th August 2021
Woman standing next to a painting called 'The Frontline'

Days Like These - Online Exhibition

Days Like These is a new exhibition which shares the stories of Salford in 2020, using paintings,…

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Open

1st November 2020-28th March 2021
Exhibition art - Jain Fairhurst a global seam of plastic

Obstructions

Like other museums and galleries across the UK we must remain closed to the public. But until we…

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Open

5th December 2020-18th April 2021
Woman Taking Picture Near Lake With View of Mount Fuji

The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme - Online

For the first time ever, UK’s largest festival dedicated to Japanese cinema – the Japan Foundation…

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Open

19th February 2021-10th March 2021
Bleached white corals from up close

Royal Photographic Society Science Photographer of the Year

Bringing together science, climate and art in a stunning showcase of images, this online exhibition…

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Available Online From

12th February 2021-1st March 2021
House of Fraser

The Modernist: Film Series

Enjoy five short films about Manchester's modernist architecture.

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Open

15th February 2021-30th June 2021
Romeo and Juliet poster

Romeo & Juliet

The world's most famous love story as you've never seen it before.

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Available Online

13th February 2021-27th February 2021
Blob of chewing gum on a road

Omid Asadi - Hansel and Gretel (2021)

Artist Omid Asadi invites us on a journey highlighting hidden aspects of the city below our feet.…

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30th January 2021-27th February 2021

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