Events

How to solve A Permanent State of Emergency (over Zoom)

In 2019, local playwright Joshua Val Martin packed his bag and went to London to work intensively with a cohort of students at Central School of Speech and Drama on a new project. In a room together, they poured out their anger, fear and unease about the...

In 2019, local playwright Joshua Val Martin packed his bag and went to London to work intensively with a cohort of students at Central School of Speech and...

A Brand New Day

From The Wiz Producer Ameena Hamid: Watching The Wiz Live last summer was the first time that I thought about how poignant and clever The Wiz is – even though it's set in the Land of Oz, there's a real sense of authenticity to it. From ‘Soon as I Get...

From The Wiz Producer Ameena Hamid: Watching The Wiz Live last summer was the first time that I thought about how poignant and clever The Wiz is – even...

Weekly Roundup: 23rd-28th March: Turn on Fest!

Here’s what to look out for as we delve a little deeper into our programme, in partnership with Superbia: Manchester Pride’s year round programme of arts and culture.   Let Me Count the Ways Tuesday 23rd March : 19:30 Returning to Turn On...

Here’s what to look out for as we delve a little deeper into our programme, in partnership with Superbia: Manchester Pride’s year round programme of arts...

TURN ON FEST: Development Grants Spotlight

The Development Grant Programme The Development Grant programme has, for the past two consecutive years, been the beating heart of TURN ON FEST’s mission to celebrate emerging and established LGBTQIA artists from across our vibrant city. In the debut...

The Development Grant Programme The Development Grant programme has, for the past two consecutive years, been the beating heart of TURN ON FEST’s mission to...

WEEKLY ROUNDUP: 17th-21st March: Turn On Fest!

Time to get the lowdown on this week’s Turn On Fest events. Here’s what to look out for as we delve a little deeper into our programme, in partnership with Superbia, Manchester Pride’s year round programme of arts and culture.   Fat...

Time to get the lowdown on this week’s Turn On Fest events. Here’s what to look out for as we delve a little deeper into our programme, in partnership...

CALL OUT FOR ARTWORK FROM HOPE MILL THEATRE

Hope Mill Theatre is a theatre and event space in Ancoats, Manchester, recently crowned ‘UK’s Favourite Theatre’ at the What’s on Stage Awards! This March, Hope Mill are producing a 5-week run of RAGS the Musical, by Stephen Schwartz, which tells...

Hope Mill Theatre is a theatre and event space in Ancoats, Manchester, recently crowned ‘UK’s Favourite Theatre’ at the What’s on Stage Awards! This...

Parade The Musical at Hope Mill Theatre

If you've popped into our cafe / bar the last couple of weeks you'll have undoubtedly overheard the enthusiastic cast of Parade rehearsing. After holding our Gala preview last Thurs we're certain it's set to be a success! Aria Entertainment, James Baker...

If you've popped into our cafe / bar the last couple of weeks you'll have undoubtedly overheard the enthusiastic cast of Parade rehearsing. After holding our...

Weddings at Hope Mill Theatre

In January 2016 Hope Mill Theatre hosted its first ever wedding, and what an incredible day it was! Chris and Helen Monks were the lucky couple who got hitched at Manchester Town Hall and then held their evening reception in our space. Organised by our...

In January 2016 Hope Mill Theatre hosted its first ever wedding, and what an incredible day it was! Chris and Helen Monks were the lucky couple who got hitched...

Manchester Welcomes Hope Mill Theatre

Our first ever event was a very special (and somewhat bonkers) private party for a 30th birthday in Oct 2015. We had drag performers, aerial artists, lip-syncing cabaret and performers roaming all over and a very happy birthday girl in the middle! Holding the...

Our first ever event was a very special (and somewhat bonkers) private party for a 30th birthday in Oct 2015. We had drag performers, aerial artists,...