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Sneak preview of new live work in our brand-new home!

Emergency, Manchester’s twenty-first micro-marathon of the bizarre, the bold + the beautiful, takes over Contact in a journey of live performance next month!

Responding to circumstances, the 21st Emergency offers a sneak preview of new live work in a brand-new home. With ten performance works dotted throughout Contact, you’ll be guided on a socially distanced one-way walkthrough.

Tickets to this event are free, and time slots are 30 minutes.

Presented by Word of Warning and Contact 

Catch new work from artists such as Ayzmar, Helena Ascough, Kellie Colbert & Deborah Newton, Kelvin Atmadibrata, Lydia Cottrell, Maryam Hashemi, Miray Sidhom, Mitzee, Rowena Gander, Sebastian H-W, Simon Carroll-Jones & Wayne Steven Jackson*

Age Advisory: 15+ (mainly aimed at adults; parental/guardian discretion).

Content Warnings: some works may disturb, for specific warnings please click here.

Please note: this event takes place inside over three floors and is accessible to people with mobility issues, including those using wheelchairs.

For specific access queries please get in touch with Contact by emailing or call 0161 274 0600

* Participating artists subject to change

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Find out more about our offerings, covid measures and contact info here.

Date Time & Place
Saturday 25 September 12:00pm
Saturday 25 September 12:30pm
Saturday 25 September 1:00pm
Saturday 25 September 1:30pm
Saturday 25 September 2:00pm
Saturday 25 September 2:30pm
Saturday 25 September 3:00pm
Saturday 25 September 3:30pm