Manchester City Council


24:7 Theatre Festival

A unique festival that brings innovative drama to the people of Manchester and nurtures the writing, directing, performing and producing talent of tomorrow.

A Land Fit for Heroes

A Land Fit For Heroes will examine how World War I changed society, radically altering the social, economic, cultural and political outlook of the British people.

From Street to Trench: A War that Shaped a Region

This is the largest exhibition ever created exploring the North West of England during the First World War.

From the War of Nature

Boxing hares, burrowing parasites, baby birds and prowling wolves are just some of the characters appearing in this story of predation, competition, cooperation and collaboration.

Manchester Jazz Festival

Celebrating its 19th year and boasting its biggest programme ever - with 88 bands, performing in 8 landmark venues for 10 music-filled days.

Reactions 14: Vertical Echoes by Bill Fontana

Bill Fontana has a reputation for his pioneering experiments in sound, and has worked on projects around the world including the Millennium Bridge and Tate Modern.

Summer reading challenge 2014: Mythical Maze

If you’re aged 4-11 years old and up for a challenge this summer, ask at your local library for your free Summer Reading Challenge pack.

The Manchester Wheel

The ever-popular Manchester Wheel has returned to the city centre.

Tiny Tots and Toddler Times at Central Library

Free story and song sessions for tots!

Women in Industry in the First World War

Six images from IWM’s unrivalled Photography Collection, displayed in huge outside IWM North, explore the role of women in the north of England.