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From Dec 2021 John Powell-Jones: CYBERJUNK late opening with live soundtrack
Castlefield Gallery | 2 December 2021

Enjoy a late opening of the CYBERJUNK exhibition at Castlefield Gallery accompanied with live audio performances by John Powell-Jones and Lauren de Sá Naylor.

From Dec 2021 Victorian Women in Bed
Elizabeth Gaskell's House | 2 December 2021

A series of plays by Janet Goddard performed in person at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House on 2nd and 3rd of December

From Dec 2021 Anthony Joseph at Manchester Poetry Library
Manchester Poetry Library | 2 December 2021

Award-winning Trinidad-born poet, novelist, academic and musician Anthony Joseph hosts a special lecture that blends music and poetry at Manchester Poetry Library.

From Dec 2021 The Hallé – Finlandia
The Bridgewater Hall | 2 December 2021

Conducted by Stephen Bell, The Hallé’s Finlandia is a perfect fit for winter. This concert celebrates the mystery and beauty of the far North.

From Dec 2021 Family Vogue Ball
Z-arts | 3 – 4 December 2021

Four houses go head to head in an epic vogue ball for all the family at Z-arts this December.

From Dec 2021 RNCM Chamber Choir
Holy Name Church | 3 December 2021

The RNCM Chamber Choir perform a short programme of sacred works on the 3rd of December in the calm surroundings of Oxford Road’s Holy Name Church

From Dec 2021 Frost Fair 2021
Whitworth Park | 4 – 5 December 2021

The Whitworth presents the Frost Fair with the largest outdoor dancefloor in the City for one weekend only!

From Dec 2021 The Hallé – Messiah
The Bridgewater Hall | 4 December 2021

Sofi Jeannin conducts The Hallé through Handel’s Messiah in an evening featuring Alexandra Lowe, Jess Dandy, Benjamin Hulett, James Platt and the Hallé Choir.

From Dec 2021 Now Wave Christmas Special: The Goa Express + The Lounge Society + The Bug Club
Gorilla | 4 December 2021

Manchester indie-favourites The Goa Express headline the Now Wave Christmas Special at Gorilla on 4th of December alongside The Lounge Society and The Bug Club. 

From Dec 2021 Melanin Markets Manchester
Contact Theatre | 5 December 2021

This Christmas Contact will become a festive haven for Melanin Markets Manchester – set to be Manchester’s biggest Christmas market event showcasing Black businesses.

From Dec 2021 A Refuge Christmas Fair
The Refuge | 5 December 2021

Top of the Town Vintage, Deadstock, Northerner on the Run, The Dog Cake Co. and Manchester Union Lager make up this weekends Refuge Christmas Fair.

From Dec 2021 Anika
YES | 6 December 2021

Anika – the project of Berlin-based musician Annika Henderson who is also a founding member of Exploded View – is performing at YES in support of her first new album in over a decade.