Explore Moston & Harpurhey in a brand-new way using music and sound through your phone. Soundpaths will take you on a special journey through the parks and streets of Moston and Harpurhey via music and sound from a phone app. Feel your mood lift as GPS tracks where you are along the route, changing the […]

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Accessible Music Productions (AMP) is HOME’s project for music lovers, makers and shakers aged 18-25 with additional needs. This music project offers a series of free workshops for all abilities. Throughout December and January, the sessions will be a mix of online and at HOME. Music-lovers will have the chance to work with Caro C […]

Christmas Carol at The Refuge is a celebration of festive food and drink. Starting the countdown to the festive season, there will be weekly events held at Refuge until the end of the year. Every Friday ( from 5:00 pm -10:00 pm), Saturday (1:00 pm -10:00 pm) and Sunday (1:00 pm – 6:00 pm) there will […]

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The Stoller Hall’s Christmas programme is always a highlight of the festive period – and this year is no different. Certain to get everyone into the Christmas swing of things, you’ll find live music, choirs and family theatre show of Jack and the Beanstalk on offer in December. There’s even a festive market too – […]

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The Rockin’ Rhinos are Manchester’s foremost family animal band. They make music for the under-7’s that grown ups will love too. If you like the idea of a real gig where your children can bop along too – then this is for you. With all of the very best seasonal songs, the Christmas Cracker is […]

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Israel born singer-songwriter Noga Ritter and her band bring their music to Manchester for the first time. A beautiful fusion of Hebrew Jazz and global grooves. Exclusively for this show, Noga will invite the museum’s song-writing group to join her in performing an original song they wrote collaboratively with Noga in a workshop before the […]

Get in the mood for Christmas with the Hallé Christmas Cracker at the Bridgewater Hall. Conducted by Stephen Bell, you can sing along with Christmas classics like: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas; It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year; Let It Snow; Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas; Chestnuts Roasting on […]

Join in with some of your favourite Christmas carols at the Hallé Carol Concert. You’ll be able to hear the orchestra and also three Hallé Choirs, including the brilliant Children’s Choir. Conducted by Stephen Bell, the programme includes: Good King Wenceslas; It Came Upon the Midnight Clear; God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen; Hark! The Herald […]

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Sheba Arts CIC will host its first full week, in-person community festival this year. The festival will showcase the best of community migrant art in Greater Manchester and the North of England. Offering an exciting community event, the festival will take place for two days in Manchester Central Library (in partnership with Ahmed Iqbal Ullah […]

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Medieval Manchester Festival is a family-friendly daytime event at Chetham’s in Manchester City Centre. With live music, food, drink and medieval entertainment, the event marks the 600th anniversary of Manchester’s oldest buildings. Chetham’s stunning medieval buildings date right back to 1421. This special 2-day festival celebrates Manchester’s history, and the incredible story of Chetham’s. Step inside […]