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music RNCM Wind Orchestra with Mikhail Nemtsov (cello)
Royal Northern College of Music | 29 June 2023

RNCM’s Wind Orchestra returns this summer for a riveting evening of new works, including Luis Serrano Alarcón’s Cello Concerto.

business Blue Machine: How the Ocean Shapes Our World
Contact | 16 June 2023

The official homecoming launch event for Blue Machine, Dr Helen Czerski’s exploration of the “ocean engine”—the physics behind the ocean’s systems—and why it matters.

business Emerging Futures 2023
Contact | 18 July 2023

Emerging Futures returns for its third year exploring the themes around care in leadership and care towards others.

exhibition Archiving Artist Led Activity, with Alistair Woods & Kwong Lee
Castlefield Gallery | 13 May 2023

Join artist Alistair Woods and former director of Castlefield Gallery, Kwong Lee, exploring the histories and archives of artist-led spaces.

performance Sexuality Summer School Presents Nando Messias: Transmission: Sissy TV
Contact | 23 May 2023

Nando Messias invites you into their Narnian closet, a trans archive of exquisite ephemera, poignant stories and bodily wonders.

visual arts Whiskey Chow & Ro Robertson
Contact | 25 May 2023

Experience a screening of filmed performances by Whiskey Chow, a performance artist and Chinese drag king, and the other by Ro Roberston,

literature Prof. Minoli Salgado
Manchester Poetry Library | 18 April 2023

Join Manchester Poetry Library for the launch of Prof. Minoli Salgado’s Twelve Cries from Home: In Search of Sri Lanka’s Disappeared.

exhibition The Poetics of Water
Castlefield Gallery | 25 June – 24 September 2023

The Poetics of Water asks visitors to look at landscapes, borders and centuries and think deeply about soil and water’s fundamental elements.

activity Stitching on the Border
Manchester Poetry Library | 5 April – 10 May 2023

Help Manchester Poetry Library complete Stitching on the Border, a new artwork dedicated to all people crossing boarders.

music RNCM Original Voices Festival
Royal Northern College of Music | 23 – 24 March 2023

RNCM Original Voices Festival celebrates new perspectives on music by reimagining how to perform and present works from the past.

exhibition Archives at Play 2
Castlefield Gallery | 26 March – 4 June 2023

Archives at Play 2 is the second in a two-part series of exhibitions inviting an exciting roster of artists to delve into Castlefield Gallery’s archive.

literature Manchester Translation Series: Najwan Darwish and Kareem James Abu-Zeid
Manchester Poetry Library | 23 March 2023

Manchester Metropolitan University welcome award-winning poet Najwan Darwish and translator Kareem James Abu-Zeid for the inaugural Manchester Translation Series.

music Simon Keenlyside & Malcolm Martineau
Royal Northern College of Music | 6 March 2023

Renowned baritone Simon Keenlyside and RNCM alumnus returns this Spring alongside pianist Malcolm Martineau for a thrilling evening of music.

theatre Snow Mouse
Z-arts | 16 – 31 December 2022

Join Z-arts this Christmas for Snow Mouse, an enchanting winter’s tale for children ages 0-4.

performance toooB
Z-arts | 5 March 2023

toooB is an enchanting wordless performance for 6-24 month-olds and their grown-ups.