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Events, Festivals and Exhibitions

  1. Escape To Freight Island
    Located on Baring Street, amid the thrilling regeneration of Depot Mayfield, Escape to Freight Island will become a permanent urban market and festival space - an axis of food, drink, music, immersive entertainment, festival takeovers and family focused happenings.
    1. 15 Jul 202031 Dec 2021
  2. Culture in Manchester
    On this site you’ll find re-opening museums, galleries and libraries, theatre performances and film, music and dance and a special section with events just for families.
  3. 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.
  4. Looney Tunes Bugs Bunny artwork for Looney Tunes Art Trail
    The playful world of Looney Tunes has taken to the streets of Manchester, with a colourful, family friendly walking tour of the iconic characters popping up around the city.
    1. 14 Jun 202131 Jul 2021
  5. Poster: Grayson's Art Club
    An exhibition of works selected by artist Grayson Perry during Grayson’s Art Club, the popular Channel 4 TV series.
    1. 19 May 202131 Oct 2021
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999

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Looney Tunes Bugs Bunny artwork for Looney Tunes Art Trail

Looney Tunes Art Trail

The playful world of Looney Tunes has taken to the streets of Manchester, with a colourful, family…

Openings

Looney Tunes Art Trail opening dates

14th June 2021-31st July 2021
Castlefield Bowl

Sounds of the City

Sounds of the City returns to Castlefield Bowl in July 2021 with another stellar line-up. 

Openings

Sounds of the City Opening Dates

11th July 2021-6th July 2022
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
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
Yellow poster: No swimming. shark sighted

Shark Week

Shark Week explores and celebrates trans bodies that bleed. This short film doesn’t take itself…

Openings

Open

21st June 2021-30th August 2021
Secret City - Sonic The Hedgehog - 6.00pm

Secret City - Sonic The Hedgehog - 6.00pm

The ultimate drive-in outdoor phenomenon is back and better than ever, wander down the rabbit hole,…

Openings

Secret City - Sonic The Hedgehog - 6.00pm

30th July 2021
stone - an exhibition of sculpture and photography

stone - an exhibition of sculpture and photography

Stone is a unique exhibition being held at Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery that brings together…

Openings

28/07/2021 - 17/09/2021

28th July 2021-17th September 2021
Woman painting a nature scene outside

Paint Starry Night

Recreate Vincent Van Gogh‘s Starry Night in this painting class including art supplies.

Openings

Paint Starry Night

31st July 2021
Collage of photos and drawings

REDS & K 1000

'Reds' - Andrew Redmond - met documentary photographer Karin Albinsson after completing a prison…

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Open

27th May 2021-18th September 2021

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