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May 2022 Works Ahead 2022
Contact | 26 – 27 May 2022

Works Ahead is the annual sample of new work-in-development curated by legendary Manchester performance art advocates, Word of Warning.

From May 2022 PIVOT: Editions
Castlefield Gallery | 27 May – 4 September 2022

Castlefield Gallery presents an exhibition of affordable editioned work you can buy and own from five North West-based artists.

May 2022 The Hallé – Madama Butterfly
The Bridgewater Hall | 28 May 2022

Sir Mark Elder conducts The Hallé through Giacomo Puccini’s greatest score, Madama Butterfly.

Jun 2022 Let’s Talk Zindabad
Contact | 6 June 2022

An afternoon of poetry, singing and storytelling from local artists from Let’s Talk organisation based in Rochdale celebrating the experiences from South Asian Muslim women.

Jun 2022 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.

Jun 2022 Maya Youssef with Levare String Quartet
Royal Northern College of Music | 11 June 2022

Catch Maya Youssef at RNCM on her latest tour, Finding Home is a journey through memories and the essence of home both within and without.

Jun 2022 The Joyce and Michael Kennedy Award for the Singing of Strauss
Royal Northern College of Music | 15 June 2022

Finalists from the School of Vocal Studies and Opera perform individually selected programmes from Strauss’ extraordinary collection of repertoire

Jun 2022 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.

Jun 2022 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.

Jun 2022 The Hallé – Top of the Classics
The Bridgewater Hall | 18 June 2022

A concert featuring some of the most popular and best loved pieces to have reached heady heights in the Classical Charts.

Jun 2022 RNCM Christopher Rowland Chamber Ensemble of the Year
Royal Northern College of Music | 20 June 2022

RNCM’s annual prize honours Christopher Rowland, the renowned quartet leader and architect of their chamber music department with performances leading student ensembles.

Jun 2022 Clare Hammond (piano) + RNCM Pianists
Royal Northern College of Music | 21 June 2022

With her recording of Adam Gorb’s Preludes by Toccata Records hot off the press, it is an excellent time to catch Clare Hammond at the RNCM.