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theatre Museum of Austerity
HOME | 8 – 11 November 2023

English Touring Theatre, National Theatre Immersive Storytelling Studio and Trial & Error Studio present Museum of Austerity.

literature Louder Than Words Festival
INNSIDE by Meliá Hotel | 10 – 12 November 2023

The UK’s biggest music-literary Festival returns for its eleventh year with a huge line-up, from Will Sergeant (Echo and the Bunnymen) to Nick Banks (Pulp), Napalm Death’s Shane Embury, and Penetration’s Pauline Murray.

literature Portrait of a Poet 
The Whitworth | 5 October 2023

An evening of live performance art about the ways we perform for love and acceptance, mixing opera, poetry, and art instructions.

performance Arlo Parks Presents The Magic Border
Contact | 9 September 2023

In The Magic Border, Arlo Parks shares twenty original poems, song lyrics and intimate images from collaborator, photographer Daniyel Lowden

theatre Frankie Goes to Bollywood
HOME | 15 – 25 May 2024

HOME is excited to announce a brand new co-production musical Frankie Goes to Bollywood, coming to Manchester in Summer 2024.

theatre Work It Out
HOME | 1 – 16 March 2024

Work It Out is a new comedy-drama crafted by award-winning writer-performer Eve Steele, a bittersweet tale of triumph, friendship, and conquering inner demons.

music The Snow Maiden: Rimsky-Korsakov
Royal Northern College of Music | 10 – 16 December 2023

Step into a wintry tale of magic and mystique as RNCM bring Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden to life for the very first time at the RNCM.

performance Contact’s Big Banquet
Contact | 28 – 29 July 2023

On the 28 and 29 of July, Contact is lowering the drawbridge and throwing open the castle doors for a weekend full of festivities!

theatre Little Red
HOME | 29 November – 6 December 2023

Join HOME this Christmas for a bold and highly theatrical re-telling of the well-known classic tale packed with music, dance and song.

theatre This Kind of Black
HOME | 15 – 18 November 2023

This Kind of Black (Requiem for Black Boys) is the powerful new stage show from poet and musician Reece Williams.

theatre Reginald D. Hunter
HOME | 12 – 13 November 2023

Join Reginald D. Hunter for an hour of exploring this phenomenon in this progressive work in a pre-next-variant world.

music Explore@RNCM: Into The Woods
Royal Northern College of Music | 2 July 2023

Join RNCM for a one-off, semi-staged performance of Sondheim’s award-winning adventure, Into the Woods.

music Explore@RNCM: Late Night Sessions
Royal Northern College of Music | 2 July 2023

RNCM round off their celebrations with some of Manchester’s finest DJs taking us through five decades of music.

music Explore@RNCM: It’s Party Time!
Royal Northern College of Music | 2 July 2023

To mark the end of its 50th year, the Royal Northern College of Music is throwing open its doors to the local community.

music RNCM Wind Orchestra with Mikhail Nemtsov (cello)
Royal Northern College of Music | 29 June 2023

RNCM’s Wind Orchestra returns this summer for a riveting evening of new works, including Luis Serrano Alarcón’s Cello Concerto.

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