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With a day of performance, talks and lots of things to see, celebrate International Women’s Day 2022 at Central Library. This festival event will feature live music, dance, readings, and also speeches from influential women living and working in Manchester. There will also be the chance to connect with local community groups and find out […]

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There will be a two-minute silence at IWM North at 11.00 am. The silence will then be broken with a performance by young people, aged 14-18. The young people have worked with a professional theatre company called ThickSkin to explore what Remembrance Day means to them. At the end of the two-minute silence, they will […]

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The road to Contact is paved with pantomime gold this Christmas. Contact and theatre company eight-freestyle will present Dick Whittington and his Amazing Cat. This is a modern and Mancunian production of the classic Dick Whittington fairy tale. Join young Dick Whittington and his loyal cat ‘Scratch’ on their search for fame and fortune. Will […]

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This is a special piece of theatre where the audience find themselves at the centre of the first-ever climate law trial. The show is set in the year 2061 and the audience become the jury in the courtroom. It is the audience’s job to decide the fate of a person who has broken a climate […]

Aleiah’s Adventure is a beautiful family theatre show. Taking place as part of the Manchester Libraries Black History Month programme, the show tells the story of a young Deaf girl called Aleiah who becomes lost after leaving her family to step out into the world on her own. Join Aleiah as she discovers the stories […]

Aleiah’s Adventure is a beautiful family theatre show. Taking place as part of the Manchester Libraries Black History Month programme, the show tells the story of a young Deaf girl called Aleiah who becomes lost after leaving her family to step out into the world on her own. Join Aleiah as she discovers the stories […]

Aleiah’s Adventure is a beautiful family theatre show. Taking place as part of the Manchester Libraries Black History Month programme, the show tells the story of a young Deaf girl called Aleiah who becomes lost after leaving her family to step out into the world on her own. Join Aleiah as she discovers the stories […]

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For Black History Month, a brand new play will be performed in Hope Mill Theatre. Forgotten Voices tells the real-life story of Eva Moorhead Kadalie. Eva was the widow of South Africa’s first national black trade union leader, Clements Kadalie. Forgotten Voices is a story of pain and joy – but at the heart of […]

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The Mountaintop is a theatre show set the night before the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.  

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This October, HOME bring a brilliant programme of work highlighting the work of Black artists in film, theatre, art, music and comedy. HOME will celebrate Black History Month with a specially curated programme of events. You’ll find performances, talks, film screenings and much more taking place throughout October. There will also be discussions, workshops and […]