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exhibition Tale of the Frozen Bits
Castlefield Gallery | 12 February – 12 March 2023

Tale of the Frozen Bits at Castlefield Gallery is the first major solo exhibition of work by artist El Morgan.

music The Hallé – A Night at the Opera
The Bridgewater Hall | 12 February 2023

An evening of glorious, soaring melodies as The Hallé offer up a treasure trove of operatic gems.

performance 50 Things That Shaped Me with Fisayo Akinade
Contact | 12 February 2023

Actor and Contact Alumni Fisayo Akinade (Heartstopper, Cucumber) explores the many different elements that have influenced his life and career.

Part of Queer Contact

music Weyes Blood
O2 Ritz Manchester | 13 February 2023

In support of her critically acclaimed album ‘And in the Darkness, Hearts Aglow’, Weyes Blood performs at The Ritz.

theatre Grandmother’s Closet
Contact | 16 February 2023

An autobiographical musical adventure that promises mischief and mash-ups, dresses and divas, and a whole lot of heart.

Part of Queer Contact

theatre An Audience with Milly-Liu
Contact | 16 February 2023

The cat’s out of the bag and Milly-Liu is ready to spill the beans on all your favourite celebrity pussies.

Part of Queer Contact

music Jockstrap
Gorilla | 17 February 2023

Jockstrap push the boundaries until the boundaries, barriers and boxes no longer exist- just pure unadulterated sensual pop!

performance Lady Bushra: Robbed
Contact | 17 February 2023

Don’t miss the chance to see the hilarious and iconic drag comedian Lady Bushra as this ‘teenage’ starlet takes you on quite the unique journey!

Part of Queer Contact

exhibition Golden Mummies of Egypt
The Manchester Museum | 18 February – 31 December 2023

Golden Mummies of Egypt is Manchester Museum’s re-opening exhibition. This one-of-a-kind cultural experience opens in February 2023.

comedy Ginny Lemon & Sister Sister: You Keep Me Hangin’ On
Contact | 18 February 2023

Ginny Lemon & Sister Sister present the most disappointing drag show you’ve ever seen!

Part of Queer Contact

music We Are Scientists
Gorilla | 19 February 2023

New York-based rock band We Are Scientists play hook-filled indie pop with an angular post-punk edge. Catch them at Gorilla.

music Luke Haines & Peter Buck
Gorilla | 20 February 2023

One of the sharpest and most prolific British songwriters of his generation, Luke Haines, has partnered with R.E.M guitarist Peter Buck.