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From Oct 2021 Festival of Ideas: Algorave revealed
Online | 21 October 2021

British musician and co-founder of algorave Alex McLean joins new media artist and curator Antonio Roberts online,, from 4-5pm on 21 October to discuss algorave with fellow contributors.

From Oct 2021 Festival of Ideas: Tim Etchells & Sabina Sabolović
Online | 23 October 2021

Tim Etchells joins Sabina Sabolović, director of Kunsthalle Vienna and part of the Zagreb-based curatorial collective What, How & for Whom, for an online conversation.

Until Oct 2021 A Night of Crime: Will Dean and Joseph Knox
Blackwell's Bookshop | 5 October 2021

Blackwell’s Bookshop presents an evening of crime fiction with authors Will Dean and Joseph Knox who’ll be discussing their latest novels.

Until Oct 2021 Robin Ince – The Importance of Being Interested
International Anthony Burgess Foundation | 8 October 2021

Blackwell’s Bookshop presents an evening with comedian Robin Ince at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation to launch his new book, The Importance of Being Interested.

Until Sep 2021 Ben Aaronovitch in Conversation: 10th Anniversary Rivers of London.
International Anthony Burgess Foundation | 13 September 2021

Blackwell’s Bookshop host a special evening at IABF with Ben Aaronovich, celebrating 10-years of his novel, Rivers of London.

Until Oct 2021 Short Stories: Lucie McKnight Hardy, Vanessa Onwuemezi & Sarah Schofield.
Blackwell's Bookshop | 13 October 2021

Lucie McKnight Hardy, Vanessa Onwuemezi & Sarah Schofield will be at Blackwell’s Bookshop to launch three new short stories.

Until Oct 2021 Jenn Ashworth and Kylie Whitehead in conversation with Naomi Booth.
Blackwell's Bookshop | 19 October 2021

Blackwell’s Bookshop on University Green host authors Jenn Ashworth and Kylie Whitehead in conversation with Naomi Booth.

Until Aug 2021 Meet the Artist – We are Nature: Wild Chorus
The Manchester Museum | 28 August 2021

Meet artists Harry Ovington and Oliver Halstead who will present a new short film piece ‘Sonic Rewild: A lockdown film’ at Manchester Museum

Until Aug 2021 How to Behave Safely around Dogs for ages 7-11
Manchester Central Library | 13 August 2021

Children aged 7-11 years old and their grown-ups can learn how to keep yourself safe and dogs happy and comfortable.

Until Jul 2021 MIF21: Looking Forward to Tomorrow – Enviroment
Manchester Central | 17 July 2021

MIF invite you to join activists, artists, campaigners, key workers and your fellow citizens for two days of talks and action split over two weekends.

Until Jul 2021 MIF21: Looking Forward to Tomorrow – Equality
Manchester Central | 10 July 2021

MIF invite you to join activists, artists, campaigners, key workers and your fellow citizens for two days of talks and action split over two weekends.

Until Jul 2021 Egyptology LIVE
The Manchester Museum | 29 July 2021

Egyptology LIVE is an online event hosted on Manchester Museum’s YouTube examining the evidence of Ancient Egypt.

Until Nov 2020 Link Up: Queering the Dramaturg – Roma Havers & Frankie Blaus in Dialogue
Contact Theatre | 25 November 2020

Roma Havers will invite Frankie Blaus, her editing partner and dramaturg of her new performance LOB, to take part in a conversation. They’ll discuss what it is that makes dramaturgy Queer and how to work with a dramaturg as a performance maker. About LOB: It’s the year 2000 and my grandmother, dreaming of Wimbledon glory, […]

Until Nov 2020 Link Up: Mark Croasdale –Staying“Well” In
Contact Theatre | 25 November 2020

Ahead of Staying In, Mark Croasdale invites a few fellow creatives to get cozy over a (socially distanced) brew with biscuits. They’ll discuss ‘wellbeing’, ‘queer wellness’ and whether we can transform our understanding of stress and anxiety? Viewers are encouraged to make a cuppa, grab a bourbon and join the discussion online. Staying in is […]

Until Nov 2020 Link Up: Mandla Rae – Trauma and Black Womxnhood
Contact Theatre | 26 November 2020

Mandla Rae will host two experts on trauma, body and healing and have a conversation about how trauma affects the mind and body.This conversation is inspired by Mandla’s research process for their upcoming solo show as british as a watermelon – where Mandla explores how childhood trauma and abuse continued to affect their adult life. […]