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The Junior and Mini Great Manchester Run returns to Manchester on Saturday 21 May 2022. It’s never too early to give your little ones another taste of that big-event buzz while also inspiring a lifelong love of health and fitness. For this year, all budding runners are encouraged to come dressed as a bee. Expect […]

THE ultimate guitar festival experience is back for 2022. Make your way to The Stoller Hall for three days of music, workshops and performance. The festival will host big guitar names like Sean Shibe, Daniel Martinez and Craig Ogden, as well as up-and-coming musicians. From classical and acoustic to electric, bass and flamenco, the festival […]

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Liven up your Thursday lunchtime with The Royal Northern College of Music. This regular event brings you a selection of music created by the college’s students, staff and visiting artists. The event takes place in the RNCM Concert Hall.

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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.  

As part of Our Year, Manchester-based business Cushman and Wakefield are launching an art competition for primary schools across the city. If you’re a primary school-aged child with a creative mind – we’d love to see your vision of a future Manchester – what do you think the city will look like 100 years from […]

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A theatre show to mark Mental Health Awareness Week. Hidden LIVE is a performance that allows you to experience life as a young person who is struggling with their mental health. This theatre show uses the experiences of ‘real people’ and asks you to think about what you could do to help.

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The award-winning theatre company Travelling Light presents Vixen, a magical story about a young girl who finds herself turning into a fox. Saffi is 11 and lives on an estate with her Dad. When she is scratched by a fox she undergoes a strange transformation and dreams of running away to live with her fox […]

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Every year, over two million people in the UK experience domestic abuse. None of them should have to wait until they’re in crisis before we pay attention. We need to see the whole person, the whole family and the whole society if we are to truly see the whole picture. SICK! Festival has been working […]

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This award-winning play brings nuns and robots to the Royal Exchange. Electric Rosary asks what religion really means in the age of digital technology. Funny and sharp, the play explores the impact of ‘Mary’ a council-funded robot nun within St Grace’s Convent. Practical and surprisingly funny, for some a blessing, for others a curse – […]

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This spring The Arden School of Theatre bring a fantastic musical showcase to Band on the Wall. Get yourselves down to the venue to hear a live performance by the current Vocal Studies and Performance Students. Stars of the future!