Althea McNish: Colour is Mine
The Whitworth | 21 October 2022 – 23 April 2023
The Whitworth presents the first major retrospective of Althea McNish, one of the UK’s most influential and innovative textile designers and the first designer of Caribbean descent to achieve international recognition.
Disney’s The Lion King
Palace Theatre | 27 October 2022 – 23 February 2023
Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney’s multi-award-winning musical is a unique theatrical experience you can experience at Manchester’s Palace Theatre.
George Lewis In Residence: World Première
Royal Northern College of Music | 25 November 2022
Experience the vanguard of music and technology in this exclusive world première from composer and professor George Lewis.
Split Britches: Last Gasp
Contact | 30 November – 1 December 2022
Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver combine spoken word, movement and Zoom technology to respond to a world turned upside down in Last Gasp.
Manchester Collective: Places We Know with Pekka Kuusisto (violin)
Royal Northern College of Music | 2 December 2022
Once or twice in a generation, music fans embrace an artist who totally redefines what is possible in their field. Pekka Kuusisto is one of these artists.
Melanin Markets Manchester
Contact | 4 December 2022
This Christmas Contact will become a festive haven for Melanin Markets Manchester – set to be Manchester’s biggest Christmas market event showcasing Black businesses.