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talk The Percival Lecture – Technology: a tool and a mirror
University Place | 26 April 2023

In the 75 years since the invention of The Baby – the world’s first stored programme computer how has human behaviour influenced and transformed computer technology?

visual arts Dave Haslam and Jeremy Deller
The Whitworth | 27 April 2023

Dave Haslam and Jeremy Deller mark the publication of ‘Adventure Everywhere’, Haslam’s short book about Pablo Picasso’s Paris nightlife.

exhibition Jamie Sutcliffe & El Morgan in conversation
Castlefield Gallery | 10 March 2023

Join Castlefield Gallery to hear from exhibiting artist El Morgan and writer and curator Jamie Sutcliffe

talk The Great Miss Lydia Becker
The Pankhurst Centre | 8 March 2023

Manchester’sLydia Becker was a leader of the women’s suffrage movement, a scientist and a trailblazer.

talk Nazir Afzal: Fighting for Gender Equity
MECD | 8 March 2023

Join The University of Manchester and guest speaker Nazir Afzal OBE, who will share insights and reflections around gender equity.

talk British Muslim Women in Cultural & Creative Industries with Raabia Hussain
The Manchester Museum | 8 March 2023

Dr Saskia Warren, author and Senior Lecturer in Human Geography discusses findings from her new book, British Muslim Women in the Cultural and Creative Industries.

talk Celebrating thinking differently: a special screening of Young Plato
HOME | 4 March 2023

To celebrate the Manchester Lit & Phil’s 242nd birthday, they’re putting on a special screening of Young Plato, a film that is all about thinking differently.

talk Collecting and interpreting ‘Ancient Egypt’
The Manchester Museum | 21 March 2023

Manchester Museum holds one of the UK’s largest Egyptology collections. What’s the story behind this fascinating collection?

talk The Dalton Lecture – What is life?
Royal Northern College of Music | 8 March 2023

Multi-award-winning scientist Sir Paul Nurse considers the most fundamental question in biology, “What is Life?”

literature I want to break free – Matt Qvortrup in conversation
Blackwell's Manchester | 8 November 2022

Blackwell’s welcome Matt Qvortrup to the shop to launch his latest book, I want to break free

literature Mozart and the Wolf Gang book launch
International Anthony Burgess Foundation | 20 October 2022

The launch of Anthony Burgess’s Mozart and the Wolf Gang, the seventh book in the Irwell Edition series. With live music and free wine.

literature Manchester Histories Festival – Expansion rebellion
Manchester Central Library | 9 June 2022

Author Celeste Hicks in conversation with Dr Jenna Ashton about her new book on using the law to fight a runway and save the planet.

talk Sir Robert Scott Book Launch: ‘Win a Few, Lose a Few’
HOME | 9 June 2022

In this free event, Bob Scott looks back on an unusual life with several careers.

talk Dr. Yan Wang Preston in-conversation with Thomas Dukes
Castlefield Gallery | 10 April 2022

Dr. Yan Wang Preston introduces the photographic series, English Gardens, and talks about her research into why the landscape looks the way it does.

talk Museums and Galleries Responding to the Climate and Ecological Crisis
The Whitworth | 7 – 8 March 2022

Museums and Galleries Responding to the Climate and Ecological Crisis asks what can museums do to reduce their environmental impact.