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Until Apr 2022 A Love Affair with Cranford
Elizabeth Gaskell's House | 19 May 2021 – 24 April 2022

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House has a new exhibition about one of Elizabeth’s best-known collection of stories – Cranford.

Until Aug 2025 At Home with the Pankhurst Family
The Pankhurst Centre | 29 August 2021 – 31 August 2025

The transformation of the Pankhurst Centre exhibition space is incredible thanks to its new permanent exhibition, At Home with the Pankhurst Family.

Until Sep 2022 Still Parents Life after Baby Loss
The Whitworth | 24 September 2021 – 4 September 2022

Still Parents is the first exhibition of its kind, creating a platform to share personal stories open conversations and break the wall of silence that continues to surround baby loss.

Until Apr 2022 Suzanne Lacy: What kind of city?
The Whitworth | 26 November 2021 – 10 April 2022

The Whitworth presents the first major UK presentation of multiple works of US artist Suzanne Lacy, a pioneer of social practice and community organising for almost five decades.

Until Jan 2022 UK AIDS Memorial Quilts
Kimpton Clocktower Hotel | 1 December 2021 – 16 January 2022

Kimpton Clocktower Hotel host an exclusive exhibition displaying digital prints of the UK AIDS Memorial Quilts in memory of lives lost.

Until Jan 2022 School of Rock
Palace Theatre | 4 – 15 January 2022

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End and Broadway hit musical School of Rock is coming to rock out at the Palace Theatre.

From Jan 2022 Workshop: Data Management for Materials Researchers
University of Manchester | 14 January 2022

This hybrid event will bring together the materials community to discuss the importance of research data collection, storage and sharing, and examine related challenges.

From Jan 2022 The Rocky Horror Show
Palace Theatre | 17 – 22 January 2022

Richard O’Brien’s legendary rock ‘n’ roll musical, The Rocky Horror Show returns to Manchester as part of a sell-out worldwide tour, having been seen by over 30 million theatregoers.

From Jan 2022 Queer Joy and Radical Acts: Greater Manchester LGBTQ+ Arts and Culture Network Conference 2022
HOME | 19 January 2022

Queer Joy and Radical Acts is a day of discussion, provocation and inspiration, exploring issues affecting LGBTQ+ communities.

From Jan 2022 Half Man Half Biscuit
The Ritz | 28 January 2022

Influential Birkenhead band Half Man Half Biscuit bring their satirical and sometimes surreal music to The Ritz this January.

From Feb 2022 Pecs: Kings of the North
Contact Theatre | 11 February 2022

Join the Kings of Pecs for an evening of swoon-worthy cabaret featuring local guest Kings.

From Feb 2022 ¡No Pasarán! – North West International Brigade Memorial Group
Manchester Central Library | 12 February 2022

North West International Brigade Memorial Group invite you to ¡No Pasarán!, a day of commemoration of those who fought in the Spanish Civil War.