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literature Pen Portraits – Literary Letters Brought to Life
Elizabeth Gaskell's House | 2 September 2022

Pen Portraits is a night of promenade theatre about the lives of the Gaskell circle, performed within Elizabeth Gaskell’s House.

literature Hear Me Now Manchester Book Launch
Contact | 26 September 2022

Celebrate the book launch of 101 brand new monologues written for actors who are either from the Global Majority and/or deaf and disabled. Contact and HOME are proud to have been a part of Hear Me Now Audition Monologues (Volume 2) book! This book launch will feature performances and panel discussions from Manchester’s vibrant artistic […]

theatre Spoken Movement: Family Honour
Contact | 29 September 2022

A brilliantly unique meeting of hip hop and theatre, Spoken Movement’s Family Honour asks how far one would go to uphold family expectations.

dance Not Your Circus Dog: Not F**kin Sorry
Contact | 29 September 2022

Join the Not Your Circus Dog collective in an evening of shameless sexy punk crip cabaret.

exhibition Black Angel: Newvision
Contact | 30 September 2022

Black Angel: NewVision is an exhibition that looks at the present and towards the future representation of LBT Black and Asian women.

dance Outbox: Groove
Contact | 5 October 2022

Be immersed in lights, lasers and video, and era-defining and defying original beats. Prepare to leave it all on the dance floor… get ready to GROOVE.

theatre Roma Havers: LOB
Contact Theatre | 5 October 2022

LOB is a tennis, poetry bonanza about moving through sporting spaces as a queer body, written and performed by Roma Havers.

music Black Angel 25
Contact | 8 October 2022

Late night late 90s pioneering club night Black Angel returns to Contact to celebrate their 25th birthday.

exhibition With My Ear to the Wall
Contact Theatre | 9 October 2022

With My Ear to the Wall is a tactile audio installation of tumblers, placed to the wall. Inciting empathy, curiosity and a sense of closeness, With My Ear to the Wall is an opportunity to eavesdrop on the tender insights of the lives of strangers. Created with local people.

theatre Amy Vreeke: Glowing
Contact | 18 October 2022

Candid, ferocious, funny and loud, Glowing debunks the myths that pregnant women are having the time of their lives and new mothers spend their days softly singing nursery rhymes to sleeping babies.

theatre Contact Young Company: Halo
Contact | 24 October 2022

Contact’s new Artistic Director Keisha Thompson teams up with Contact Young Company to direct their Autumn show!

music Pigfoot: Hot in Here
Contact | 1 November 2022

HOT IN HERE explores the UK’s place in the global climate crisis, and the action we can take to prevent it.