13 to 30? Interested in digital media? Come to our FREE drop-in sessions.
13 to 19? Interested in drama skills? Drop in to our regular sessions.
Eight week course focussed on lighting, sound and technical theatre for young people with some previous experience.
Develop music production skills working with industry professionals to mix, produce and record music.
Creative writing workshop helping new, young writers.
Creative writing and performance workshop for young people with some experience. Suitable for ages 13 to 25.
A verbal battle of heart and mind from Manchester’s finest young poets.
Action Hero find out what it means to be a winner.
Contact’s regular fusion of spoken word, Hip Hop and poetry.
Rehearsed readings of two plays by one of South Africa’s most incisive playwrights.
Mamela (‘Listen’) follows a group of remarkable young women from the Eastern Cape of South Africa.
A poignant and provocative exploration of identity and family, and what makes us who we are.
This award-winning play revisits the horror of a racially-motivated shooting spree that devastated the remote settlement of Skierlik in 2008.
A double-bill of dance from South Africa, featuring two performances of outstanding energy.
Manchester’s ONLY open-stage event for dancers, with solos to improvised music and spontaneous duets. All styles welcome.
Exhibitions in October 2014
A photographic exhibition showcasing the everyday reality of the Companions from Emmaus.
A series of individually designed typographic prints by The Future’s Lisa Mattocks.
A group of studio shots manipulated digitally to reflect the vibrant colours and beauty of Africa.