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music Opera Gala with Opera North
Royal Northern College of Music | 28 June 2023

Join RNCM vocal students and he Orchestra of Opera North for a fantastic evening of opera’s greatest hits.

music RNCM 50th Birthday Celebration
Royal Northern College of Music | 22 June 2023

Royal Northern College of Music celebrates its 50th birthday and half a century of forging incredible careers across the music industry.

music Made in Manchester
Royal Northern College of Music | 3 – 5 May 2023

Royal Northern College of Music present Made in Manchester, a three day festival celebrating music inspired by the city. 

music Manchester Collective: Bag of Bones
Royal Northern College of Music | 10 February 2023

Bag of Bones is a bewitching new project for Manchester Collective from award-winning vocalist, violinist, songwriter and composer Alice Zawadzki.

music Stephen Hough with RNCM Songsters: Love and Loss
Royal Northern College of Music | 6 December 2022

One of the most distinctive artists of his generation, Stephen Hough lines up alongside students for this performance.

comedy Ginny Lemon & Sister Sister: You Keep Me Hangin’ On
Contact | 18 February 2023

Ginny Lemon & Sister Sister present the most disappointing drag show you’ve ever seen!

music All I Want For Christmas is… Retro Silent Disco
Manchester Central Library | 2 December 2022

A Retro Silent Disco Chrismas Special takes over Manchester Central Library this festive season.

families Christmas Family Day: The Gruffalo
Royal Northern College of Music | 18 December 2022

An day of festive family fun and musical treats, including a screening plus live orchestra of the magical film The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson.

literature In Conversation with Julie Hesmondhalgh
Contact | 17 November 2022

Join award-winning actor Julie Hesmondhalgh at Contact and hear about her career as well as insights and advice on a range of topics.

music Abel Selaocoe & The Bantu Ensemble
Royal Northern College of Music | 18 November 2022

South African cellist Abel Selaocoe is an alumnus and Honorary Associate Artist at RNCM and stops by as part of his debut album tour.

families Afrocats x Whitworth
The Whitworth | 25 – 27 October 2022

This October half term, African and Caribbean songs will fill the galleries as well as cultural arts and crafts workshops taking place in the Whitworth’s School of Creativity.

families Halloween at the Elizabeth Gaskell’s House
Elizabeth Gaskell's House | 23 – 30 October 2022

Bring your little monsters for some creepy craft this Autumn and celebrate Halloween at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House.

theatre Emilia
Grosvenor East Theatre | 13 – 15 October 2022

Emilia is a boisterous, witty, irreverent play and winner of the Noel Coward Award for Best Entertainment or Comedy at the Olivier Awards.

theatre Oppenheimer
Grosvenor East Theatre | 24 – 26 November 2022

Tom Morton-Smith’s Oppenheimer takes us into the heart of the Manhattan Project, revealing the personal cost of making history.

literature Nick Hornby: Dickens & Prince
Manchester Central Library | 17 October 2022

With wit, curiosity and deep admiration Nick Hornby traces the extraordinary lives of two artists who have shaped and inspired him.

Part of Manchester Literature Festival