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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.

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.

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.

dance Between Tiny Cities
Contact | 10 – 12 May 2022

Between Tiny Cities is a fascinating, mesmerising dance dialogue about two cultures colliding.

dance Family Vogue Ball
Z-arts | 3 – 4 December 2021

Four houses go head to head in an epic vogue ball for all the family at Z-arts this December.

dance I M PACT
The Manchester Museum | 27 August 2021

Celebrations of Manchester Museum’s closing weekend kick-off with Yandass Ndlovu and I M PACT.

dance Bhangra Flow/The Spirit of Bhangra
The Manchester Museum | 27 August 2021

Bhangra Flow/The Spirit of Bhangra is a workshop, you will learn some of the fundamental rhythms of this traditional folk dance that originated with farming communities in the Panjab.

dance The Dance of the Peacock
The Manchester Museum | 26 August 2021

Join artist Kajal Sharma, a legendary artist of Delhi Television, for a captivating performance of the popular traditional ‘Peacock Dance’.

dance Space to Speak: Dance Triple Bill
Z-arts | 26 June 2021

Company Chameleon is bringing dance to the line-up of Hulme Is Where The Art Is, the community outdoor arts festival presented by Z-arts. The Manchester dance company presents a triple bill of three short dance pieces, which reflect on covid and lockdown, by drawing from young people’s thoughts, feelings and experiences of the pandemic. The […]

dance Age-Friendly: Let’s Dance Online
The Manchester Museum | 22 July – 19 August 2021

An Online version of Manchester Museum’s Age Friendly online dance sessions, inspired by nature and the Museum’s collections.

dance Age-Friendly: Let’s Dance – Live at the Museum
The Manchester Museum | 25 August 2021

Manchester Museum host Age-Friendly dance sessions inspired by nature and their collections.

dance Vogue Ball: Homeground
HOME | 25 July 2021

Club culture meets high art in Vogue Ball at Homeground this July in a collaboration between HOME and Contact. House of Suarez creates a macabre and magical experience at the CarnEviL Ball where all your fairground horrors are very real… Vogue Houses from far and wide bring their fiercest performers to compete for dance supremacy […]

dance BGA 2020: Darren Pritchard – Vogue Workshop
Contact Theatre | 24 October 2020

A practical, dance-based workshop for beginners. Darren’s workshop takes a playful approach to drawing an association between fashion portraiture and the hyper-stylised form of dance commonly termed as ‘vogue’ or ‘voguing’. Made popular in mainstream channels by the likes of Madonna (“Strike a pose!”) and the classic documentary Paris is Burning (1990), voguing is characterized […]