CULTURE CALENDAR

The Culture Calendar looks at Manchester events happening throughout 2022 which brings out Manchester's many layers of culture.

  • ALL YEAR ROUND

  • AIDS Intervention

    This exhibition is combined with another exhibition called 'Open House' which looks at the domestic interior and particularly wallpaper and what wallpaper has witnessed in our homes over the decades.

    Click here for more information and play the below for an interview for more details

    Interview Edited by: Lorelei - Academy Student

  • Queering the Whitworth - (Un)Defining Queer

    Queering the Whitworth is a framework for the Whitworth’s LGBTQA+ program. This consists of a series of events, interventions, talks, tours, performances, research, and exhibition displays, which use the gallery’s collection to explore LGBTQIA+ art and culture.

    Click here for more information and play the below for an interview for more details

    Interview Edited by: Lorelei - Academy Student

  • APRIL 2022

  • Celebrate 100 years of the BBC in Manchester - From 12th April and ongoing

    A new display that showcases Manchester as a centre of innovation in broadcasting, from 1922 to the present, and looking to the future.

    Click here for more information and play the below for an interview for more details

    Interview Edited by: Lorelei - Academy Student

  • Queer As…Expressing Yourself - on 22nd April

     Join Santi Sorrenti, the founder of G(end)er Swap for this pick Your Own Style Adventure workshop!

    Click here for more information and play the below for an interview for more details

    Interviewed by: Jemma - Academy Student

  • May 2022

  • Jinkx Monsoon And Major Scales: Together Again, Again - 6th & 7th

    The RuPaul’s Drag Race Winner Jinkx Monsoon and musical prodigy Major Scales return to the UK with their most outrageous, salacious, and sacrilegious show yet. 

    Click here for more information and play the below for an interview for more details

    Interviewed by: Jemma - Academy Student

  • BAC Beatbox Academy: Frankenstein - From 10th to the 14th

    Frankenstein: How To Make A Monster is a critically-acclaimed, Off West End Award Winning gig-theatre production by Battersea Arts Centre and BAC Beatbox Academy, inspired by the original monstrous tale of power and persecution.

    Click here for more information and play the below for an interview for more details

    Interviewed by: Jemma - Academy Student

  • Amazônia - From 13th May for 12 weeks

    Sebastião Salgado, winner of the 2021 Praemium Imperiale award for painting, presents Amazônia, a breath-taking photography exhibition that celebrates the indigenous peoples and varied landscapes of the Brazilian rainforest.

    Click here for more information and play the below for an interview for more details

    Interview Edited by: Lorelei - Academy Student

  • June 2022

  • Power Up - From June

    Take a step back in time and relive your childhood as you play over 160 consoles and hundreds of games from 50 years of gaming – from Atari 2600 and Playstation to the latest in VR, 

    More info coming soon! Play the below for an interview for more details

    Interview Edited by: Lorelei - Academy Student

  • Ghetto Fabulous and Contact present: The Black Pride Manchester Extravaganza - 11th June

    Featuring some of Manchester’s finest QTBIPOC collectives join us for a fashion, dance, lip-sync competition where the winner will be crowned.

    Click here for more information and play the below for an interview for more details

    Interviewed by: Jemma - Academy Student

     

  • July 2022

  • August 2022

  • September 2022

  • October 2022

  • Music Exhibition - From October

    Fire breathing organs... what more do you want? This October sees a major new hands-on music exhibition come to Manchester exploring the science of music’s mysterious hold over us and how it drives us to create, perform, feel and share.

    More information coming soon! Play the below for an interview for more details

    Interview Edited by: Lorelei - Academy Student

     

  • Manchester Science Week - 21st to the 30th

    Back for another year, the biennial Manchester Science Festival returns to explore what makes us human and asking the question—what might the future hold for humankind?

    More information coming soon! Play the below for an interview for more details

    Interview Edited by: Lorelei - Academy Student

  • November 2022

  • December 2022

About The Locations

To find out more about each individual location that has made it onto our Culture Calendar, please click the below venues: