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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 Dec 2021 Imran Perretta: the destructors
The Whitworth | 19 May – 19 December 2021

The Whitworth presents Imran Perretta: the destructors, a new 2-screen film exploring personal and collective experiences of marginalisation and oppression.

Until Dec 2021 Collections Care Centre
The Whitworth | 19 May – 19 December 2021

The Collections Care Centre at the Whitworth is a space that allows the gallery to show, share and care for its important collections.

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 Oct 2021 Black History Month 2021 at HOME
HOME | 30 September – 30 October 2021

This October HOME are back with their annual programme of work, highlighting Black artists across their Film, Theatre and Visual Art Programme

Until Oct 2021 Black Creatives: In Conversation Series
HOME | 30 September – 30 October 2021

Throughout October, HOME will be releasing exclusive online interviews with Black creatives exploring what it’s like to be a Black creative working in the arts and cultural sector today.

Until Oct 2021 Where There Is Light
The Holy Name Church | 18 – 23 October 2021

In the 150th year of Holy Name Church, Where There Is Light questions where we find light in our lives, ourselves, others and in the world around us. Sharing the voices and stories of asylum seekers and highlighting the struggles of refugees. Free but booking required.

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.

From Oct 2021 Manchester Folk Festival 2021
HOME | 20 – 22 October 2021

Manchester Folk Festival is an urban folk festival. It takes place from 21-23 October 2021 across the Oxford Road Corridor. Over the autumn weekend, they present an exhilarating range of events, with the spotlight on contemporary and traditional English folk music.

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 Corridor of Light
| 21 – 23 October 2021

The first-ever Corridor of Light is a celebration of language through light, music and ideas that will take place in Manchester this autumn.

From Oct 2021 A new commission by Tim Etchells
Bridge Over Booth Street East | 21 – 23 October 2021

Corridor of Light presents a new commission by Tim Etchells, artist, writer and leader of world-renowned performance group Forced Entertainment.

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