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40 Years of the Future: Painting
Castlefield Gallery | Until 23 June 2024

40 Years of the Future: Painting welcomes back five artists who exhibited as part of Castlefield Gallery’s 1984 inaugural programme.

40 Years of the Future: Where Should We Be Now?
Castlefield Gallery | 7 July - 6 October 2024

An exhibition from artists Jeffrey Knopf, Theo Simpson and Hope Strickland – a sculptor, a photographer and artist-filmmaker.

Nils Frahm
The Bridgewater Hall | 10 July 2024

Berlin-based pianist, composer and producer Nils Frahm brings a sonic alchemy of ambient textures and atmospheric electronica to The Bridgewater Hall this summer.

Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells
The Bridgewater Hall | 22 October 2024

Tubular Bells is world-renowned as one of the most celebrated examples of music in film for its soundtracking of horror classic The Exorcist.

The Hallé Presents: Nitin Sawhney in Concert
The Bridgewater Hall | 5 December 2024

A special evening lies ahead when the internationally renowned composer, musician and producer, Nitin Sawhney CBE, makes his Hallé debut.

Midge Ure
The Bridgewater Hall | 9 December 2024

Experience a spectacular musical journey with Midge Ure’s Catalogue: The Hits Tour – a celebration of the singer and musician’s remarkable 50-year career, from his beginnings in Slik to monumental achievements with Ultravox and pivotal roles in Band Aid and Live Aid.

The Bootleg Beatles
The Bridgewater Hall | 10 December 2024

Regarded the world over as the gold standard of tribute, The Bootleg Beatles return this Christmas for another nostalgic trip.

Lloyd Cole
The Bridgewater Hall | 24 January 2025

Debyshire-bore singer songwriter and former Commotions front man, Lloyd Cole plays The Bridgewater Hall in 2025.

Pretty Vacant
The Bridgewater Hall | 6 February 2025

From its birth in New York City to its adolescence in London and onto its maturity across the globe, Pretty Vacant celebrates the legacy of the punk and New Wave movements.

Manchester Collective x Clark | Refractions
The Bridgewater Hall | 25 April 2025

The magnificent Manchester Collective teams up with composer–producer Clark for a very special new collaboration.