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music RNCM Opera Double Bill: Ariadne + The Medium
Royal Northern College of Music | 12 – 19 December 2021

After two years in the dark, the lights on the RNCM Opera stage have been switched back on. To mark the occasion, they are performing two fully staged operas in an exciting double bill programme.

music Below The Bridge
The Thirsty Scholar | 27 November 2021

Below The Bridge is an all-day live music event featuring the best new bands and singer-songwriters from across Manchester.

literature Anthony Joseph at Manchester Poetry Library
Manchester Poetry Library | 2 December 2021

Award-winning Trinidad-born poet, novelist, academic and musician Anthony Joseph hosts a special lecture that blends music and poetry at Manchester Poetry Library.

music Love Noughties New Year’s Eve 90’s Throwback Edition
Manchester Academy | 31 December 2021

Love Noughties UK presents the end of year party….. Love Noughties New Years Eve the 90s Throwback Edition.

music Ultimate Power: New Years Special!
The Ritz | 31 December 2021

Ultimate Power isn’t just for Christmas, no, the biggest songs, the biggest hair and the biggest guitar solos return to ring in the New Year at The Ritz

music Christmas at Hatch
HATCH | 12 – 22 December 2021

Hatch is transformed into a neon-drenched Winter Wonderland of shopping, music food and drink. The perfect alternative Christmas destination from 12th to 22nd of December.

music Anika
YES | 6 December 2021

Anika – the project of Berlin-based musician Annika Henderson who is also a founding member of Exploded View – is performing at YES in support of her first new album in over a decade.

music Manchester Christian Unions’ Carol Service
Royal Northern College of Music | 11 December 2021

A carol service hosted by the Christian Unions of Manchester: involving bible readings, carols, short performances and a talk.

music RNCM String Orchestra with Daniel Pioro (violin)
Royal Northern College of Music | 26 November 2021

The RNCM String Orchestra welcomes violinist Daniel Pioro to direct a curated programme of contemporary works and arrangements.

music Ultimate Power: The Christmas Special!
The Ritz | 10 December 2021

The biggest emotions. The biggest guitar solos. The biggest power ballads of all time (plus a few festive classics thrown in for good measure)

music RNCM Chamber Choir
Holy Name Church | 3 December 2021

The RNCM Chamber Choir perform a short programme of sacred works on the 3rd of December in the calm surroundings of Oxford Road’s Holy Name Church

music RNCM Big Band with Liane Carroll and Josephine Davies
Royal Northern College of Music | 17 December 2021

Steve Berry directs RNCM Big Band with guests the ‘deeply soulful, and wonder-fully honest’ Liane Carroll and Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year Josephine Davies.

music Fairport Convention: 55th Anniversary Tour + Special Guest: Luke Jackson
Royal Northern College of Music | 13 February 2022

Fairport Convention’s new tour will be a mix of long-established favourites and some surprises from albums old and new including their latest.

music Wilko Johnson (rescheduled date) + special guest John Otway
Royal Northern College of Music | 1 July 2022

Wilko Johnson, the original Dr Feelgood guitarist and all-round national treasure returns to the live music arena at RNCM.

music The Orb
The Ritz | 17 June 2022

Longstanding electronic titans The Orb stop by The Ritz on their You Can’t Fit Sense Where There’s None tour this summer.