QC16: Mother’s Ruin – Loved Up! QC16: Mother’s Ruin – Loved Up!
£12 FULL // £8 CONC.
Mother's raucous alt-queer cabaret is back with a special festival edition. SOLD OUT. More Information SOLD OUT

QC16: Queer Youth Debate QC16: Queer Youth Debate
£6 FULL // £3 CONC.
Young people come together with local LGBT organisations, councillors and academics to discuss the issues affecting them. More Information Book Now

QC16: The Gospel According To Jesus, Queen of Heaven QC16: The Gospel According To Jesus, Queen of Heaven
£13 FULL // £7 CONC.
A unique show combining theatre with storytelling, as a transgender Jesus reimagines familiar stories, in the beautiful setting of a Manchester church. More Information Book Now

QC16: The Library - For The Love of Drag QC16: The Library - For The Love of Drag
£8.20 [Standard] // £13.20 [Meet and Greet] (includes £1.20 booking fee)
A celebration of the myriad of traditional and alternative drag styles. More Information Book Now

Young Identity: One Mic Stand	Young Identity: One Mic Stand
£7 FULL // £4 CONC.
Join Manchester’s finest young spoken word performers for a boisterous night of poetry, music and visual art. More Information Book Now

20 Stories High and Theatre-Rites: The Broke ‘n’ Beat Collective 20 Stories High and Theatre-Rites: The Broke ‘n’ Beat Collective
FULL £13 // £7 CONC.
Spend an evening with the Collective; a raw, gritty, funny and moving gig that explores the hardships faced by young people in the UK today. More Information Book Now

Reckless Sleepers: Negative Space Reckless Sleepers: Negative Space
£13 FULL // £7 CONC.
A love story. A slapstick comedy. Slasher, action, melodrama…and not a single word is spoken... More Information Book Now

Pen:Chant Pen:Chant
£7 FULL // £4 CONC.
Ben Mellor hosts a night of spoken word, live music, comedy, cabaret and performance from the very best local, national and international acts. More Information Book Now

Sick! Lab Pass Sick! Lab Pass
£20
SICK! Lab is a focused 4-day programme of events and discussions. More Information Book Now

Bryony Kimmings and Tim Grayburn: Fake it ‘Til You Make It Bryony Kimmings and Tim Grayburn: Fake it ‘Til You Make It
£15 FULL // £10 CONC.
Bryony Kimmings’ new work about clinical depression and men... from two people who know all about it! More Information Book Now

Kim Noble: You’re Not Alone Kim Noble: You’re Not Alone
£13 FULL // £7 CONC.
You’re Not Alone is provocative, moving and darkly comic, chronicling one man’s attempts at connection, friendship and employment at B&Q. More Information Book Now

Quarantine: Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring. Quarantine: Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring.
£25 FULL // £15 CONC.
An extraordinary quartet of work about our relationship with time. More Information Book Now

Turn 2016 Turn 2016
£9 FULL // £5 CONC. [TWO NIGHT PASS - £11 FULL // £6 CONC.]
A two day spin around new northern dance. More Information Book Now

FS2016: Matt Miller -  Sticking FS2016: Matt Miller - Sticking
£11 FULL // £6 CONC.
'Sticking' is a solo spoken word theatre show about moving away from home and comfort. More Information Book Now

FS2016: Stuart Bowden - She Was Probably Not A Robot FS2016: Stuart Bowden - She Was Probably Not A Robot
£13 FULL // £7 CONC.
A lo-fi, DIY, off-beat, sci-fi, storytelling experience; a surreal, soulful comedy about a decomposing world and a cosmic visitor. More Information Book Now

FS2016: Louise Wallwein - Glue FS2016: Louise Wallwein - Glue
£11 FULL // £6 CONC.
The true story of Louise and her first two meetings with her birth mother, three decades after being put up for adoption. More Information Book Now

FS2016: Kate O'Donnell - Big Girl's Blouse FS2016: Kate O'Donnell - Big Girl's Blouse
£15 FULL // £10 CONC.
Kate O'Donnell makes a song and dance about her life, using humour, music and costume to tell the story of her path to becoming a woman. More Information Book Now

Le Gateau Chocolat: ICONS Le Gateau Chocolat: ICONS
£15 FULL // £10 CONC.
Walking the tightrope between his public and private personas, Le Gateau Chocolat explores our relationships with our icons. More Information Book Now

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Planning is secured for the transformation of Contact


Published by contactmcr on January 7th 2016.

Planning permission has been secured for the transformation of Contact. The design, by architectural practice Sheppard Robson, includes the significant remodelling of the existing accommodation as well as creating 300m² of additional space. Read more.

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PIDs and Perspective


Published by The Agency on December 23rd 2015.

Today our Agents in Moston and Harpurhey, Manchester were introduced to one of the most important documents they will ever come across in the realm of project management and idea development: the Project Initiation Document. Read more.

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The Market Of Ideas & Research


Published by The Agency on December 17th 2015.

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RSC Open Stages: Call out for amateur theatre-makers


Published by contactmcr on December 16th 2015.

Call out for amateur theatre-makers to be part of the RSC Open Stages project, led by Inua Ellams and Inna Voice. Read more.

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QC16: Comedy Playground

QC16: Khalil West and Ajamu - I Am For You Can Enjoy

QC16: Lee Baxter/George House Trust - George Turns 30

QC16: Wretched Ginger Boy - #ManchesterQueens

QC16: AL and AL - Incidents of Travel in the Multiverse

Young Identity at 6

Young Identity

Level Up: Music Project

QC16: Jamal Gerald - FaDoubleGot

QC16: Outspoken

QC16: Laurie Brown - The Daily Grind

QC16: Khalil West and Ajamu - I Am For You Can Enjoy

QC16: Lee Baxter/George House Trust - George Turns 30

QC16: Wretched Ginger Boy - #ManchesterQueens

QC16: AL and AL - Incidents of Travel in the Multiverse

QC16: Jamal Gerald - FaDoubleGot

QC16: Laurie Brown - The Daily Grind

QC16: Debs Gatenby - A Place Called Happiness

QC16: Khalil West and Ajamu - I Am For You Can Enjoy

QC16: Lee Baxter/George House Trust - George Turns 30

QC16: Wretched Ginger Boy - #ManchesterQueens

QC16: AL and AL - Incidents of Travel in the Multiverse

QC16: Jamal Gerald - FaDoubleGot

QC16: Laurie Brown - The Daily Grind

QC16: Jamie Fletcher and Company - Dancing Bear

QC16: Khalil West and Ajamu - I Am For You Can Enjoy

QC16: Lee Baxter/George House Trust - George Turns 30

QC16: Wretched Ginger Boy - #ManchesterQueens

QC16: AL and AL - Incidents of Travel in the Multiverse

QC16: Mother’s Ruin – Loved Up!

QC16: Khalil West and Ajamu - I Am For You Can Enjoy

QC16: Lee Baxter/George House Trust - George Turns 30

QC16: Wretched Ginger Boy - #ManchesterQueens

QC16: AL and AL - Incidents of Travel in the Multiverse

QC16: Queer Youth Debate

QC16: Our Lady J - For The Love Of Gospel

QC16: Khalil West and Ajamu - I Am For You Can Enjoy

QC16: Lee Baxter/George House Trust - George Turns 30

QC16: Wretched Ginger Boy - #ManchesterQueens

QC16: AL and AL - Incidents of Travel in the Multiverse

QC16: The Gospel According To Jesus, Queen of Heaven

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