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Manchester Collective

Manchester Collective

Thursday 30 November 7.30pm
Djanogly Recital Hall

Manchester Collective’s musicians are joined by pianist Kathy Stott for this exploration of Olivier Messiaen’s darkest and most unforgettable work: Quartet for the End of Time.

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Reimag(in)ing the Victorians

Reimag(in)ing the Victorians

Saturday 23 September - Sunday 07 January
Djanogly Gallery

FREE EXHIBITION. This exciting exhibition explores how leading contemporary artists have visualized the Victorians in their work through sculpture, photography, film and painting.

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Choosing Children
Theatre & Dance

Choosing Children

Saturday 25 November Various Times
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Genetic engineering is here. The DNA of your child can be altered before its life has even begun. But how far would you go? 

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf -wearing a hat a scarf surrounded by sheep


Saturday 9 — Sunday 31 December.

Suitable for ages 3+

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Living Letters: Correspondence then and now Loading...

Living Letters: Correspondence then and now

Thursday 12 October - Sunday 03 March
Weston Gallery

FREE EXHIBITION. This exhibition explores correspondence from the medieval period to the present and celebrates the letter’s enduring importance.

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Living Letters: Gallery Tours

Wednesday 22 November - Tuesday 16 January
Weston Gallery

Join us for a guided walk through the exhibition and learn about the stories behind the items on display.

Creativity, Craft and Correspondence: Letters as Art Loading...

Creativity, Craft and Correspondence: Letters as Art

Tuesday 16 January
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Dr Charlotte May will demonstrate how letters have long provided a space for artistic expression.

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Letter Handling Sessions

Thursday 08 February
MSC, King's Meadow Campus

Join the University’s Manuscripts and Special Collections team to explore a selection of manuscript letters not on display in the Living Letters exhibition.

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Letters and Laughs: Humour in Literary Correspondence

Thursday 29 February
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Amy Wilcockson will draw on letters by Edward Lear, Jane Austen, and Thomas Campbell to discuss how – and why – they use comedy.

Reimagining the Victorians - a brightly dressed statue with butterfly wings


Saturday 23 September – Sunday 7 January 

This exhibition takes a fresh look at the Victorian age through the eyes of contemporary artists.