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Experience vibrant and authentic Flamenco music and dance by the award-winning Daniel Martinez Flamenco Company. Bringing the passion and fire of Spain to Manchester, you can enjoy a range of dance and music. There will be Flamenco singers, guitarists and dancers. And there will also be Spanish food and drink on offer too.  

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SICK! Festival is an arts and health festival that takes place in communities across Manchester. The event aims to get us all talking about the things that make us feel good as well as the things that make us feel not so good. This year, the festival will focus on the areas of Moston, Harpurhey […]

Manchester Day is back for its first outing since pre-Covid in 2019. The spotlight for this year’s big return is fixed firmly on children and young people. There’ll be a kaleidoscope of colour, sound and culture as youth and community groups from across the city join in the parade. Music and dance will spill over […]

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Celebrating makers, artists and performers across Greater Manchester, SpringFest returns to Victoria Baths. Explore the beautiful Victoria Baths building as it comes alive with music and art. Have a look around the makers market – you’ll find ceramics, liqueurs, jewellery and homeware you can buy. There will also be a fantastic selection of food and […]

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Head to Chinatown for wonderful Chinese New Year celebrations. Welcoming the Year of the Tiger, there will be a funfair, live performances, workshops, food stalls and much more. Be sure to see the illuminated Dragon and Chinese acrobatics. There will also be traditional lion dances, singing, poem reading and Kungfu. Performances will take place from […]

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The Frost Fair is back to take over the grounds of The Whitworth over two days this December. Bringing music, entertainment and workshops as well as an outdoor cinema and dancefloor, there’s plenty for the whole family to experience. Browse the craft markets and try some of the tasty street food on offer. Enjoy a […]

The Halloween Lantern Parade is back for 2021. Head to West Point Gardens on 31 October for a night of spooky costumes and magical lantern design. Celebrate the creativity and community spirit of Levenshulme.

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As we push forward into the dark winter nights, a brand new festival is set to shine in Manchester city centre. Running over three evenings, the Corridor of Light will take place along the Oxford Road area of the city. With music, performance and art, many of the events are free. With events for all ages, […]

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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 […]

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Contact Theatre and Black Gold Arts join forces during Black History Month to deliver a line-up of outstanding Black-led art, performance and film. Experience the live world premiere of mandla rae’s theatre show as british as a watermelon; hear new music from the talented youngsters at Contact Theatre. There will also be new films to […]