Festival Square will introduce visitors to Factory International’s new outdoor spaces, with live sets from over 100 bands, artists and DJs and a wide variety of food and drink
An epic cultural journey across Europe by Little Amal, a 3.5-metre puppet of a nine-year-old refugee girl, culminating in a finale event in Manchester.
A mass participatory public realm dance work created by choreographer Boris Charmatz for the opening of MIF21.
A city-wide, spirits-lifting, socially-distanced community singalong bringing together communities across Greater Manchester.
Chris Thorpe’s cycle of six warm, witty new plays crosses Northern England, exploring the landscapes that surround us and how we live with each other.
Site-specific theatre rooted in political contemporary issues, encompassing sound, new writing, visual design and verbatim.
A beastly theatrical bonfire and firework display to celebrate NYE17 in Newcastle, created in collaboration with Walk the Plank.
Turner Prize-nominated artist Phil Collins returns a Soviet-era statue of Friedrich Engels to the city where he made his name in an extraordinary live film event.
A new initiative offering residents the opportunity to present their very own micro-international festival in their home for local community members.
One of the UK’s leading multi-arts festivals, programming and commissioning artists across music, comedy, visual arts, performance and more.