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Alfie’s First Fight is a funny and heart-warming theatre show suitable for children (aged 5+) and their grown-ups. Inspired by Children’s Author Oliver Sykes’ experience of growing up without a mum and being coached for five years as an amateur boxer by his dad. The show tells the story of shy twelve-year-old Alfie as he […]

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On your next visit to Heaton Park why not pop inside the museum or take a trip on one of the Park’s trams? Tram rides take place most Saturdays and Sundays (weather permitting). Learn more about the fascinating history of the Tramway, experience a ride on a tram and hear more about upcoming projects at […]

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Mothers Who Make is a friendly support group and creative networking session for mothers who are artists. Due to the coronavirus restrictions, sessions will be held on Zoom. The group welcomes mothers who are working in any creative discipline, and at any stage in their career. The sessions offer a wonderful opportunity to share experiences, […]

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The Black Youth Forum is part of the Elevate Young Minds’ youth development programme in Manchester. Young people attending the forum will find a safe space to express themselves and discuss racism and also, make changes for the better. The forum looks to explore racism and its impact on different groups within the black community, […]

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Club culture meets high art at Homeground this July when the fabulous Vogue Ball returns to Manchester. Head to HOME‘s outdoor venue to see the fiercest Vogue dancers compete in the ultimate dance battle. With a magical fairground theme, expect out-of-this-world costumes, world-class dance and larger-than-life characters. Hosted by Rikki Beadle-Blair, the House of Suarez […]

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Head to The Portico Library this summer to see some wonderful work by celebrated Brazilian artist Maria Nepomuceno. Joyful and brightly coloured, the artwork will welcome people back to the city centre and also into the beautiful Portico Library. Maria Nepomuceno uses a variety of different techniques to create her work. She also uses natural […]

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A Home for Grief is a walking and listening experience for one person at a time. The walk starts at the Contact Theatre and takes place in the surrounding streets. On your journey you will listen on headphones to the voices of local women from different cultures, sharing how they take care of their dead […]

The Global Playground. Image courtesy of Chris Nash and Ethan Davis.

The Global Playground is an exciting new dance show for children and families. It will be performed as part of the Manchester International Festival 2021. This joyful show invites us to celebrate both the people we are and the people we cherish, and reminds us all to treat one another with kindness and care. Packed […]