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business Blue Machine: How the Ocean Shapes Our World
Contact | 16 June 2023

The official homecoming launch event for Blue Machine, Dr Helen Czerski’s exploration of the “ocean engine”—the physics behind the ocean’s systems—and why it matters.

business Emerging Futures 2023
Contact | 18 July 2023

Emerging Futures returns for its third year exploring the themes around care in leadership and care towards others.

talk Breaking Point: Pandemic Parenting and the Cost of Living Crisis
The Whitworth | 25 May 2023

Join Sarah Ronan to reflect on the ways the pandemic and the cost of living crisis have impacted the lived experience of motherhood.

exhibition Archiving Artist Led Activity, with Alistair Woods & Kwong Lee
Castlefield Gallery | 13 May 2023

Join artist Alistair Woods and former director of Castlefield Gallery, Kwong Lee, exploring the histories and archives of artist-led spaces.

education Is Anybody Out There?
The Old Abbey Taphouse | 24 May 2023

Join Pint of Science to discover the different ways Manchester’s researchers are searching for extraterrestrial life!

Part of Pint of Science

education Nanoworld: Small Science, Big Possibilities
The Old Abbey Taphouse | 23 May 2023

Listen to scientists explore the nanoworld, discussing the applications of graphene and other 2D materials. The tiniest wonders await.

Part of Pint of Science

education Pint of Science
The Old Abbey Taphouse | 22 – 24 May 2023

More than 80 scientists to appear in 9 different watering holes, as Pint of Science talks arrive in Manchester

business Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) – A New Market for Innovative Businesses?
School of Digital Arts (SODA) | 22 June 2023

Join SODA for this exclusive event to discuss the latest trends in the NFT market with experts and industry insiders.

business Using Avatars to Enhance Your Business
School of Digital Arts (SODA) | 24 May 2023

This event at the School of Digital Arts will explore the increased use of avatars within a business context. 

education Written in the Stars: The Story of the Universe
The Old Abbey Taphouse | 22 May 2023

Join Manchester’s finest Astrophysicists for an evening of wonder as they explain all this and more, in the story of the Universe!

Part of Pint of Science

talk A conversation with Sara Ahmed
The Whitworth | 26 May 2023

Meet the sensational author Sara Ahmed for a captivating discussion about her new book The Feminist Killjoy Handbook.

visual arts New Cinema Days
School of Digital Arts (SODA) | 20 April 2023

New Cinema Days at the School of Digital Arts is a one-day collective seminar and radical screening series focusing on experimental and emerging forms of cinema.

talk Pilkington Lecture: Ingrid Pollard
The Whitworth | 19 April 2023

British photographer, artist and researcher, Ingrid Pollard MBE delivers this year’s Pilkington Lecture, ‘Place Emerges at Meeting Points’.

talk Inclusive Pathways
The Manchester Museum | 19 April 2023

Inclusive Pathways at Manchester Museum explores the potential of creating new pathways for an inclusive creative and cultural workforce.

literature An Evening with Douglas Stuart
Manchester Central Library | 21 April 2023

Following on from his debut event in Manchester last Spring, Manchester Literature Festival is excited to welcome back best-selling author Douglas Stuart for an intimate evening at Central Library.