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Until Oct 2021 Our Beating Heart
Circle Square | 21 – 23 October 2021

Our Beating Heart bathes Circle Square in light from a mirror ball on a grand scale in a beautiful work from Studio Vertigo.

Until Oct 2021 Where There Is Light
The Holy Name Church | 23 October 2021

In the 150th year of Holy Name Church, Where There Is Light questions where we find light in our lives, ourselves, others and in the world around us. Sharing the voices and stories of asylum seekers and highlighting the struggles of refugees. Free but booking required.

Until Oct 2021 The Stories Under Our Feet
Manchester Central Library | 21 – 23 October 2021

Artist Elisa Artesero brings illuminates The Stories Under Our Feet with a subtle installation outside Manchester Central Library.

Until Oct 2021 The Fire Garden
Homeground | 22 – 23 October 2021

Walk The Plank bring The Fire Garden to HOME as part of Corridor of Light. Bask if the primal warmth of fire at the former Homeground site.

Until Oct 2021 Recovery Poems
Multiple venues | 21 – 23 October 2021

Recovery Poem is an inspiring installation that will travel Corridor of Light, reflecting on loss and positive change as we gather again after lockdown.

Until Oct 2021 Algorave Live
HATCH | 22 October 2021

Algorave co-founder Alex McLean curates a special live evening from 6-10pm at Hatch featuring the scene’s frontrunners

Until Oct 2021 Move Fast and Brake Things
University Place | 21 – 23 October 2021

Antonio Roberts fast-paced projection is inspired by the first computer to store and run a programme, created here on Oxford Road Corridor at the University of Manchester.

Until Oct 2021 The New Arrivals
Number 70 Oxford Street | 21 – 23 October 2021

In The New Arrival, three comic artists, each representing a UNESCO City of Literature, have brought to life a treatment by poet, playwright and fiction writer Pete Kalu.

Until Oct 2021 Many Types of Graces
The Royal Northern College of Music | 21 – 23 October 2021

Social arts practice May Wild Studio and Royal Northern College of Music’s international students present a captivating, site-specific installation.

Until Oct 2021 Everything Up In The Air by Tim Etchells
Bridge Over Booth Street East | 21 – 23 October 2021

Corridor of Light presents a new commission by Tim Etchells, artist, writer and leader of world-renowned performance group Forced Entertainment.

Until Oct 2021 Postcards from Oxford Road
Manchester Poetry Library | 21 – 23 October 2021

Manchester Literature Festival and Manchester Poetry Library have co-commissioned three wonderful acclaimed poets to create Postcards from The Road, new poems that capture their personal connections, memories and reflections of Oxford Road

Until Jan 1970 Manchester Central Library
| 1 January 1970

The iconic home of the city’s archives and local history collections hosts special events and exhibitions throughout the year.