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Gary Numan
o2 Ritz Manchester | 24 May 2024

Electronic music pioneer Gary Numan celebrates the 45th anniversary of his 1979 albums Replicas and The Pleasure Principle.

Arab Strap
Gorilla | 25 May 2024

Scottish indie rock band Arab Strap returns to Manchester in May in support of their brand new album.

MJF: John Surman: Words Unspoken
Royal Northern College of Music | 25 May 2024

British composer, saxophonist and clarinettist John Surman will be 80 this year, celebrate with his latest release, Words Unspoken, live at MJF.

Part of Manchester Jazz Festival

Elephant Gym
Manchester Academy | 30 May 2024

Elephant Gym interlace various threads of jazz, electronic, and classical into a singular patchwork of contemporary math- and post-rock

Coco
YES | 30 May 2024

Coco—the project of Maia Friedman (Dirty Projectors), Oliver Hill (Pavo Pavo), and Dan Molad (Lucius) bring dreamy pop to YES.

Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Conference 2024
Hyatt Regency Manchester | 3 - 4 June 2024

The Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Conference, a Digital Futures activity, will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Wild
Manchester Museum | 5 June 2024 - 1 June 2025

Wild is an exhibition that explores our relationship with the natural world and unique approaches to environmental recovery.

Universally Manchester Festival
The University of Manchester | 6 - 9 June 2024

Universally Manchester Festival is a 200th birthday celebration like no other, with 150 free events across four captivating days at its iconic Oxford Road Campus.

Manchester Lit & Phil: Spying through a glass darkly: can espionage be ethical?
International Anthony Burgess Foundation | 6 June 2024

There are deep disagreements about the morality of espionage. Can it be morally justified? With Professor Cecile Fabre.

From England with Love
HOME | 6 - 8 June 2024

Playful and poignant, full of pride and paradox, From England with Love plays like a ‘Dear John’ letter… a farewell note to old England

Pillow Queens
Yes | 8 June 2024

Euphoric indie rock is the vessel Pillow Queens use to celebrate their queerness, stand up for the rights of women, and reflect on their strict Catholic upbringings in Dublin.

Manchester Lit & Phil: Beethoven, Bayreuth, Bernstein and Brexit: 200 years of the Ninth Symphony
International Anthony Burgess Foundation | 11 June 2024

Two hundred years after its premiere, what does Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony actually mean? With Dr Micheal Downes