Douglas Dare’s music speaks of his own experiences of universal themes like love, loss, and childhood.
Jackie Oates brings elements of the English folk tradition to new people and places; in turn bringing a much-needed calm and joy to those who hear it.
Fiona Bevan is a singer and a hit songwriter. She had a number 1 album with Kylie Minogue and has worked with Lewis Capaldi, Matthew E. White and many more.
The pair are constantly seeking to subvert the minimalism of their sonic palette, creating a subtle but constant tension that every now and then catalyses’ the music to somewhere unexpected.
An original collaboration sees BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner Greg Russell and historian and musician Danny Pedler take a unique approach to presenting the social landscape.
Experience the vanguard of music and technology in this exclusive world première from composer and professor George Lewis.
Once or twice in a generation, music fans embrace an artist who totally redefines what is possible in their field. Pekka Kuusisto is one of these artists.
A breathtaking journey through four natural habitats. Each shaped, scarred and transformed by extreme weather events.
Manchester Libraries and Flapjack Press present Word Central, a free monthly event at Central Library. With special guest David Viney.
Pen Portraits is a night of promenade theatre about the lives of the Gaskell circle, performed within Elizabeth Gaskell’s House.
CYC team up with Gobsquad to create an outdoor, immersive experience this summer at Contact.
A tribute to, and celebration of Bengali folk music, that has shaped the cultural identity of Bengali communities both in South Asia and the diaspora, including the UK.
A brilliantly unique meeting of hip hop and theatre, Spoken Movement’s Family Honour asks how far one would go to uphold family expectations.
A powerful afternoon of poetry and spoken word performance with Fly on the Wall Press and Manchester Poetry Library.
An afternoon of poetry, singing and storytelling from local artists from Let’s Talk organisation based in Rochdale celebrating the experiences from South Asian Muslim women.