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exhibition Matthew Bamber and Ivy Kalungi
Castlefield Gallery | 25 September – 16 October 2022

Artists Matthew Bamber and Ivy Kalungi explore how images, objects and bodies hold memories of personal and social histories.

literature Kehinde Andrews in conversation
Blackwell's Bookshop | 28 September 2022

Kehinde Andrews will be talking about how genocide, slavery and colonialism are the key foundation stones upon which the West was built.

literature Thea Lenarduzzi in conversation with Kaye Mitchell
Blackwell's Bookshop | 29 September 2022

Join Thea Lenarduzzi in conversation with the Centre for New Writing’s Kaye Mitchell at Blackwell’s this September.

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.

music New Dawn Fades: A Play about Joy Division & Manchester
Royal Northern College of Music | 29 – 30 September 2022

A new production of New Dawn Fades: A Play About Joy Division and Manchester celebrates its 10th anniversary at RNCM.

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.

theatre Emergency 22
Contact | 1 October 2022

Word of Warning and Contact present Emergency ’22, a day out for the curious. The annual platform for Live Art and contemporary performance

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 | 5 – 8 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.