art, join-in, theatre & word Events

£6 FULL // £3 CONC.

The most exciting poets from the region, the country and the world. Featuring Shane Koyczan, Jasmine Cooray, and Rosie Garland. Hosted by Ben Mellor. Plus Open Mic.

£6 FULL // £3 CONC.

The most exciting poets from the region, the country and the world. Featuring Shane Koyczan, Jasmine Cooray, and Rosie Garland. Hosted by Ben Mellor. Plus Open Mic.

£10

Live competitive painting event, with proceeds from the silent auction raising funds for Contact. Come and support!

Young Identity

FREE

Poetry and spoken word workshops with Manchester’s premiere young spoken word artists. Suitable for ages 15 to 25.

Technique

FREE

13 to 25? Find out what happens behind the scenes in our technical workshops.

Young Identity

FREE

Poetry and spoken word workshops with Manchester’s premiere young spoken word artists. Suitable for ages 15 to 25.

Young Identity

FREE

Poetry and spoken word workshops with Manchester’s premiere young spoken word artists. Suitable for ages 15 to 25.

Works Ahead 2014

£6 FULL // £3 CONC.

An annual sampler of what’s next in contemporary performance and live art.

Works Ahead 2014

£6 FULL // £3 CONC.

An annual sampler of what’s next in contemporary performance and live art.

Young Identity

FREE

Poetry and spoken word workshops with Manchester’s premiere young spoken word artists. Suitable for ages 15 to 25.

Young Identity

FREE

Poetry and spoken word workshops with Manchester’s premiere young spoken word artists. Suitable for ages 15 to 25.

Young Identity

FREE

Poetry and spoken word workshops with Manchester’s premiere young spoken word artists. Suitable for ages 15 to 25.

Split Britches: RUFF

£11 FULL // £6 CONC.

Peggy Shaw had a stroke in 2011. RUFF is a humourous and musical perspective on age, gender and bravado from one of the world’s foremost female performers.

Young Identity

FREE

Poetry and spoken word workshops with Manchester’s premiere young spoken word artists. Suitable for ages 15 to 25.

Verbally Challenged

£5

Got something to say? We set a group of new writers a different creative challenge and it’s down to you, the audience, to decide who wins the cash prize!

£15 FULL // £10 CONC. [Show and Cabaret £20 // £12]

A major new circus event presented at the Royal Exchange Theatre.

Mother’s Ruin: Puffball Cabaret

Sold only as part of a double-ticket for Puffball.

Followng the performance of Puffball in the main-house, Mother’s Ruin invite you to a raucous late-night cabaret in the auspicious surrounds of the Royal Exchange Theatre Great Hall.

Monday Drop

FREE

13 to 19? Interested in drama skills? Drop in to our regular sessions.

Technique

FREE

13 to 25? Find out what happens behind the scenes in our technical workshops.

£15 FULL // £10 CONC. [Show and Cabaret £20 // £12]

A major new circus event presented at the Royal Exchange Theatre.

Mother’s Ruin: Puffball Cabaret

Sold only as part of a double-ticket for Puffball.

Followng the performance of Puffball in the main-house, Mother’s Ruin invite you to a raucous late-night cabaret in the auspicious surrounds of the Royal Exchange Theatre Great Hall.

Young Identity

FREE

Poetry and spoken word workshops with Manchester’s premiere young spoken word artists. Suitable for ages 15 to 25.

Monday Drop

FREE

13 to 19? Interested in drama skills? Drop in to our regular sessions.

Technique

FREE

13 to 25? Find out what happens behind the scenes in our technical workshops.

Young Identity

FREE

Poetry and spoken word workshops with Manchester’s premiere young spoken word artists. Suitable for ages 15 to 25.

CYAC: Contacting the World Home Show

£9 FULL // £5 CONC.

The host company for Contacting the World 2014 is Contact Young Actors Company. Catch the first performances of the show they’re developing for the festival.

CYAC: Contacting the World Home Show

£9 FULL // £5 CONC.

The host company for Contacting the World 2014 is Contact Young Actors Company. Catch the first performances of the show they’re developing for the festival.

CYAC: Contacting the World Home Show

£9 FULL // £5 CONC.

The host company for Contacting the World 2014 is Contact Young Actors Company. Catch the first performances of the show they’re developing for the festival.

Monday Drop

FREE

13 to 19? Interested in drama skills? Drop in to our regular sessions.

Technique

FREE

13 to 25? Find out what happens behind the scenes in our technical workshops.

Young Identity

FREE

Poetry and spoken word workshops with Manchester’s premiere young spoken word artists. Suitable for ages 15 to 25.

Re:Con Fluxus

FREE

An engaging weekend of interdisciplinary art across the building curated by our young programming and producing team, Re:Con.

Re:Con Fluxus

FREE

An engaging weekend of interdisciplinary art across the building curated by our young programming and producing team, Re:Con.

Media Drop

FREE

13 to 30? Interested in digital media? Come to our FREE drop-in sessions.

Monday Drop

FREE

13 to 19? Interested in drama skills? Drop in to our regular sessions.

Technique

FREE

13 to 25? Find out what happens behind the scenes in our technical workshops.

Young Identity

FREE

Poetry and spoken word workshops with Manchester’s premiere young spoken word artists. Suitable for ages 15 to 25.

Media Drop

FREE

13 to 30? Interested in digital media? Come to our FREE drop-in sessions.

Monday Drop

FREE

13 to 19? Interested in drama skills? Drop in to our regular sessions.

Technique

FREE

13 to 25? Find out what happens behind the scenes in our technical workshops.

Young Identity

FREE

Poetry and spoken word workshops with Manchester’s premiere young spoken word artists. Suitable for ages 15 to 25.

CTW2014: Open Mic Night

FREE

Get down and have a go, or just come and soak up the festival atmosphere and experience scratch work from all round the world.

Media Drop

FREE

13 to 30? Interested in digital media? Come to our FREE drop-in sessions.

Monday Drop

FREE

13 to 19? Interested in drama skills? Drop in to our regular sessions.

Technique

FREE

13 to 25? Find out what happens behind the scenes in our technical workshops.

Young Identity

FREE

Poetry and spoken word workshops with Manchester’s premiere young spoken word artists. Suitable for ages 15 to 25.

Media Drop

FREE

13 to 30? Interested in digital media? Come to our FREE drop-in sessions.

Monday Drop

FREE

13 to 19? Interested in drama skills? Drop in to our regular sessions.

Technique

FREE

13 to 25? Find out what happens behind the scenes in our technical workshops.

Young Identity

FREE

Poetry and spoken word workshops with Manchester’s premiere young spoken word artists. Suitable for ages 15 to 25.

Media Drop

FREE

13 to 30? Interested in digital media? Come to our FREE drop-in sessions.

Monday Drop

FREE

13 to 19? Interested in drama skills? Drop in to our regular sessions.

Technique

FREE

13 to 25? Find out what happens behind the scenes in our technical workshops.

Young Identity

FREE

Poetry and spoken word workshops with Manchester’s premiere young spoken word artists. Suitable for ages 15 to 25.

Media Drop

FREE

13 to 30? Interested in digital media? Come to our FREE drop-in sessions.

Media Drop

FREE

13 to 30? Interested in digital media? Come to our FREE drop-in sessions.

Media Drop

FREE

13 to 30? Interested in digital media? Come to our FREE drop-in sessions.

Exhibitions

Moss Side Stories

FREE

A series of twelve large-scale portraits and archive images reflecting conversations and time frozen moments of the Moss Side riots thirty years on.

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FREE

Young Identity’s visual artist and performer, Bethany Hermitt, will be creating new visual narratives in a range of mediums, directly onto the fabric of our building in a visible month’s residency.

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FREE

A unique series of photographic portraits taken by children (aged 6-7) from the Art Club at St. Mary’s C.E Primary School (Moss Side).

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QC2012: Apostles

FREE

A series of 12 candid portraits by Lee Baxter.

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Ian Tilton: Manchester Maverick

FREE

An exclusive exhibition by photographer Ian Tilton featuring images of The Smiths, The Stone Roses plus much more.

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QC2014: Pam Van-Damned - World Warpaint

FREE

A look into the fun, obsessive, insane and perfect world of self-expression and character through make-up. Feat. subjects such as Debbie Harry, Lene Lovich, KISS, Christeene, Lydia Lunch, Honey Mahogany, SSION and Saul Williams.

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