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theatre Sophie Hagan: Fat Jokes
Contact | 23 – 24 September 2022

Sofie Hagan returns to her craft of devastatingly brilliant joke writing and storytelling with Fat Jokes at Contact.

performance The Enby Show with Davina De Campo
Contact Theatre | 12 February 2022

Put on your best non-binary finery, and prepare to experience The Enby Show with Davina De Campo!

comedy Glamrou
Contact Theatre | 15 February 2022

Muslim drag sensation Glamrou stops by Contact to take us from the depths of hell to the zenith of Islamic paradise.

performance Emma Frankland – Hearty
Contact Theatre | 17 February 2022

Emma Frankland’s Hearty is a performance about how we can be prepared for the challenges of modern trans existence.

performance The Bitten Peach
Contact Theatre | 19 February 2022

The Bitten Peach are the UK’s only Pan-Asian cabaret collective and they’re comming to Contact this February.

performance Ell and Mary – Fitter
Contact Theatre | 16 February 2022

Through singing, dancing, and f*cking around in crap drag, Ell and Mary – Fitter is a love letter to masculinity.

theatre Victorian Women in Bed
Elizabeth Gaskell's House | 2 December 2021

A series of plays by Janet Goddard performed in person at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House on 2nd and 3rd of December

families Rockin’ Rhinos Christmas Cracker
Z-arts | 11 December 2021

Fronted by John Cooper Cat, The Rockin’ Rhinos are Manchester’s foremost family animal band. This is music for the under-7’s that grown-ups will love too as they mix ska, punk and rock classics with their own songs

families The Gift
Z-arts | 16 – 30 December 2021

Touched Theatre presents The Gift, a family Christmas show at Z-arts from 15-30th of December. At Christmas time the magic will find you anywhere – even in space!

performance News News News
Contact Theatre | 5 March 2022

News News News is a television news show made by children for adults, recorded in front of a studio audience and broadcast live on the internet.

families House Of Ghetto Presents: The Black Pride Vogue Ball
Gorilla | 18 December 2021

Contact take The House of Ghetto to the pounding club environment of Gorilla for a Black Pride special edition.

families Dick Whittington and his Amazing Cat
Contact Theatre | 11 December 2021 – 3 January 2022

This December the road to Contact is paved with Panto Gold! The Bells are ringing out for a sure-fire Christmas hit show as eight-freestyle present: ‘Dick Whittington and his Amazing Cat!’

theatre Dibby Theatre: First Time
Contact Theatre | 30 November – 4 December 2021

A show about staying positive in a negative world. Conceived, written and performed by theatre-maker and HIV activist Nathaniel Hall (It’s A Sin), First Time smashes through the stigma of HIV.

theatre Speakers’ Corner: Sisterhood
Contact Theatre | 27 September – 6 December 2021

Speakers’ Corner: Sisterhood is a free exhibition at Contact – part celebration of sisterhood and part show of colourful individuality.

performance Ergon Theatre: The Wicked Problem
Contact Theatre | 3 – 6 November 2021

This project was born out of a desire to bring together the arts and science in a unique way… As jury members, you will have to question your own morals.