Manchester International Festival 2023

The tent lit up in festival square at Manchester International Festival at night.
Image credit: Manchester International Festival

A thrilling celebration of art, music and theatre, Manchester International Festival (MIF) takes place every two years in different venues across Manchester.

The festival returns in July 2023 and brings new exhibitions, theatre and cultural family events to the city.

Some of the events are free and many of the events are ticketed. However, Manchester International Festival does run a low-cost ticket scheme for local audiences, which is designed to make the events more accessible for people living in Manchester.

Be sure to check out the full festival programme and get booked in early.

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Manchester Art Gallery, City Centre

7 October 2022 - 1 May 2023

10:00am - 5:00pm


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