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theatre Snow Mouse
Z-arts | 16 – 31 December 2022

Join Z-arts this Christmas for Snow Mouse, an enchanting winter’s tale for children ages 0-4.

performance toooB
Z-arts | 5 March 2023

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

families Afrocats x Whitworth
The Whitworth | 25 – 27 October 2022

This October half term, African and Caribbean songs will fill the galleries as well as cultural arts and crafts workshops taking place in the Whitworth’s School of Creativity.

festival South Asian Heritage Month Festival
The Whitworth | 22 – 23 July 2022

Manchester Museum is celebrating South Asian Heritage Month with an unmissable two-day festival featuring film, music, workshops and more.

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.

theatre The Lands Heart is Greater Than Its Map
HOME | 8 – 12 June 2022

Join a guided tour of a distant city where nothing seems to make sense. Its people are silenced and its landscape is disappearing.

families Inspired by Libraries with Lemn Sissay
Manchester Central Library | 16 June 2022

Join Poet Lemn Sissay for an exciting talk on how libraries have inspired him in his life, taking place at Manchester Central Library as part of the Festival of Libraries.

Part of Festival of Libraries

families Inspired by Libraries with Jackie Kay and Abigail Reynolds
Manchester Poetry Library | 15 June 2022

Join poet Jackie Kay CBE and Artist Abigail Reynolds in conversation on the importance of libraries, hosted by Manchester Poetry Library.

Part of Festival of Libraries

families Hand Stitched Banner Making Workshop for ages 8+
Manchester Central Library | 30 May 2022

Leading up to Refugee Week, Manchester Libraries will be holding a series of banner making workshops with artist Ibukun Baldwin.

families Hand Stitched Banner Making Workshop for ages 8+
Manchester Central Library | 1 June 2022

Leading up to Refugee Week, Manchester Libraries will be holding a series of banner making workshops with artist Ibukun Baldwin.