Christmas can be an expensive time of year so this weekend, Sat 1 Dec, Contact is helping out your pockets with Super Saturday!, a day of free events.
Come on down, experience some great art and don’t worry, it’s all on us!
Sat 1 Dec
3pm until 7.30pm, FREE, Over 14s
LARKIN’ ABOUT AT CONTACT
Reinventing Manchester’s playtime, Larkin’ About invite you to join in their games including Werewolf, Attack The Block and Turtle Wushu! Wear comfortable shoes and outdoor clothing. Smartphone with downloaded QR reader is preferable but not required.
7pm, FREE, All Ages
Contact and the Royal Shakespeare Company present
RSC OPEN STAGES: COLLABORATIVE PROJECT
All week amateur companies have been collaborating with Manchester-based artists Eggs Collective and director Montse Gili (Dende Collective) to create new work inspired by Shakespeare. Here they showcase the results. Plus a special 30-minute retelling of Romeo & Juliet by Stockport young people’s company Yardstick Theatre.
8.30pm, FREE, Over 12s
Contact and The Space present
COUNTRYBOY’S STRUGGLE: ONLINE
Written by and starring Maxwell Golden. Directed by Baba Israel and Ricard Ramchurn.
A chance to see Contact and AlbinoMosquito’s amazing animated adaptation of CountryBoy’s Struggle, on the big screen for the first time.
Originally developed in episode form for The Space, Arts Council England and the BBC’s digital platform.
9.30pm until late, FREE
Manchester's only open-stage event for dancers with spontaneous solos and duets to improvised music. All styles welcome. Sign up and participate or just watch.