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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.

performance toooB
Z-arts | 5 March 2023

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

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 Glowing Writing Workshop
Contact | 17 – 18 October 2022

Candid, ferocious, funny and loud, Glowing is a show that debunks the myths that pregnant women are having the time of their lives.

theatre Eight-freestyle presents Robin Hood: The 80s Panto
Contact Theatre | 10 – 31 December 2022

The wildly popular eight-freestyle and Contact panto returns and this season we present something a little different…a panto 80’s remix of Robin Hood!

exhibition Contact Young Company X GOBSQUAD: While We Were Waiting, Something Changed
Contact | 28 – 30 July 2022

CYC team up with Gobsquad to create an outdoor, immersive experience this summer at Contact.

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.

literature Launch of ‘Respect the Mic’ Anthology with Founder Peter Kahn
Manchester Poetry Library | 21 June 2022

Join Manchester Poetry Library for the launch of ‘Respect the Mic: Celebrating 20 Years of Poetry from a Chicagoland High School’, edited by the legendary founder of Respect the Mic, Peter Kahn.

literature Leading in Spoken Word: Workshop with Peter Kahn
Manchester Poetry Library | 21 June 2022

Teachers, librarians and other poets/educators are invited to join Peter Kahn at the Manchester Poetry Library for an intimate and practical workshop.

literature ‘Writing About Labour Rights’: Workshop with André Naffis-Sahely
Manchester Poetry Library | 28 June 2022

This workshop will take place before our celebration of André Naffis-Sahely’s most recent collection, High Desert

literature High Desert: André Naffis-Sahely
Manchester Poetry Library | 28 June 2022

Join Manchester Poery Library to celebrate André Naffis-Sahely’s most recent collection High Desert.

literature Radna Fabias and Kim Moore: Ways of Seeing
Manchester Poetry Library | 30 June 2022

Dutch-Antillean poet Radna Fabias joins Kim Moore to read from their latest work at this special event.

literature Manchester Histories Festival – Expansion rebellion
Manchester Central Library | 9 June 2022

Author Celeste Hicks in conversation with Dr Jenna Ashton about her new book on using the law to fight a runway and save the planet.

literature Love to Read: The Odyssey with Lara Williams
Manchester Poetry Library | 16 June 2022

Love to Read is a programme established to encourage students at Manchester Metropolitan University to read for pleasure.

literature Love to Read: Family Drop in at Manchester Poetry Library
Manchester Poetry Library | 18 June 2022

Manchester Poetry Library presents Love to Read: Family Drop, multi-lingual storytelling and activities for younger children and drop in discussion groups for teens and young adults.