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literature Max Porter Presents Shy
Contact | 7 October 2023

Through his inimitable style, cult author Max Porter brings Shy to life, allowing us to enter his head and see what lies beneath.

theatre Nikesh Shukla: Brown Baby
Contact | 2 November 2023

How do we raise our kids with joy and wonder in uncertain and – let’s face it – increasingly bleak times?

music RNCM Symphony Orchestra: John Adams’ Harmonielehre
Royal Northern College of Music | 3 November 2023

RNCM Symphony Orchestra presents John Adams’ Harmonielehre, a 40-minute suite in three movements inspired by philosophy and dreams.

music Personal Trainer
The Deaf Institute | 4 November 2023

Personal Trainer is Willem Smit’s rock collective. Live, they have an ever-shifting line-up with members from bands like Pip Blom.

talk Creating the tiniest machines: harnessing molecular-level motion
International Anthony Burgess Foundation | 6 November 2023

Join Professor David Leigh for Creating the tiniest machines and discover the possibilities molecular-level machines hold.

music Bleach Lab
Canvas | 8 November 2023

Bleach Lab are always striving to break new ground and be constantly on the move sonically. See them at Canvas this October.

music Terje Isungset Ice Quartet
Royal Northern College of Music | 10 November 2023

Terje Isungset returns to the UK with his exquisite new quartet featuring voice, ice harp, ice horn, iceophone, ice percussion and ice bass.

theatre Hamilton
Palace Theatre | 11 November 2023 – 25 February 2024

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s multi-award-winning Hamilton is touring the UK and is coming to Oxford Road’s Palace Theatre for a 15-week run.

theatre Reginald D. Hunter
HOME | 12 – 13 November 2023

Join Reginald D. Hunter for an hour of exploring this phenomenon in this progressive work in a pre-next-variant world.

theatre This Kind of Black
HOME | 15 – 18 November 2023

This Kind of Black (Requiem for Black Boys) is the powerful new stage show from poet and musician Reece Williams.

theatre Truth’s a Dog Must to Kennel
Contact | 16 November 2023

The Fool leaves King Lear before the blinding. Before the ice-creams in the interval. Tim Crouch draws on ideas of virtual reality to send the character back to the wreckage of the world they left.

visual arts Manchester Art Fair
Manchester Central Convention Centre | 17 – 19 November 2023

One of the UK’s most ambitious art fairs, Manchester Art Fair, returns to Manchester Central on the 17-19 November.