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literature Monica Ali
Manchester Central Library | 11 October 2022

The bestselling and much-loved author of ‘Brick Lane’, Monica Ali visits MLF to celebrate her brilliant new novel ‘Love Marriage’, her first book in a decade.

Part of Manchester Literature Festival

literature 2022 Anthony Burgess Lecture: Robert Crawford
International Anthony Burgess Foundation | 12 October 2022

For the 2022 Anthony Burgess Lecture, and in the centenary year of TS Eliot’s poem ‘The Waste Land’, we are delighted to welcome the acclaimed poet and critic Robert Crawford to deliver a specially commissioned talk on TS Eliot and literary biography. TS Eliot was a formative influence on Anthony Burgess, who returned to Eliot’s […]

Part of Manchester Literature Festival

literature A. M. Homes in Conversation
Martin Harris Centre for Music & Drama | 8 October 2022

A.M. Homes joins Manchester Literature Festival to discuss her new novel ‘The Unfolding’ about how that night led us to where we are now.

Part of Manchester Literature Festival

literature An Evening with Kamila Shamsie
Martin Harris Centre for Music & Drama | 8 October 2022

BBC Presenter Razia Iqbal hosts an evening with prize-winning writer Kamila Shamsie.

Part of Manchester Literature Festival

literature Manchester Literature Festival
Various Venues | 6 – 23 October 2022

Manchester Literature Festival is a celebration of imagination, ideas, stories, and voices from around the world.

literature David Olusoga in Conversation
Martin Harris Centre for Music & Drama | 15 October 2022

A special in conversation with David Olusoga, the British historian, broadcaster, presenter and author of ‘Black and British: A Forgotten History’.

Part of Manchester Literature Festival

festival Cinema on the Edge: Japanese Film in the 1970s
HOME | 2 – 19 September 2022

Following the success of Japan ’70: Cinema on the Edge in 2021, HOME offers us another expanded season of Japanese films from the early to mid-1970s.

festival British Street Food Awards
Circle Square | 27 – 28 August 2022

Top Manchester street food operators GRUB bring the last regional heat of the British Street Food Awards to Circle Square.

festival Flying Fighters of Taiwan
HOME | 5 – 30 August 2022

HOME presents a film season of sword-wielding warriors and epic wuxia action with Flying Fighters of Taiwan.

exhibition Black Gold Arts x Whitworth Takeover
The Whitworth | 6 – 7 August 2022

Black Gold Arts x Whitworth Takeover is a two-day outdoor music and arts festival that showcases the very best, live music, DJs, dance, performance, fashion, and a catwalk.

heritage Manchester Museum: Meet the South Asia Gallery Collective
The Whitworth | 23 July 2022

Get an insight into Manchester Museum’s ground-breaking South Asia Gallery, its development, vision and goals.

Part of South Asian Heritage Month Festival

festival The Singh Twins – Jallianwala: Repression & Retribution
The Whitworth | 22 July 2022

Manchester Museum is excited to be hosting a private screening of The Singh Twins’ film Jallianwala: Repression & Retribution

Part of South Asian Heritage Month Festival

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.

festival Indy Man Beer Con 2022
Victoria Baths | 29 September – 2 October 2022

Independent Manchester Beer Convention, aka Indy Man Beer Con, is a world-class showcase for the best breweries from the UK and beyond.

festival Queen’s Jubilee Street Party
The Refuge | 3 June 2022

Join The Refuge for an alternative Queen’s Jubilee Street Party featuring a host of Manchester’s DJs and bands on the Refuge Terrace.