Danny Brocklehurst at Central Library
Central Library launches its new Library Lounge series of talks at the end of this month, with this free talk from television screenwriter Danny Brocklehurst. Brocklehurst is perhaps best known for his work on groundbreaking series such as Clocking Off and Shameless. Here he will be talking through his journey from freelance journalist to screenwriter, as well as his forthcoming Netflix series Safe. You can read more about the Library Lounge talks in our full preview.
Tue 28 Nov, Central Library, St. Peter’s Square, Manchester, M2 5PD. Tel: 0161 234 1983, 6.15pm, www.librarylive.co.uk
David Batchelor Talk at The Whitworth
You can catch this free afternoon Q&A with Scottish sculptor and installation artist David Batchelor on Wednesday at The Whitworth as part of their Wednesday Talks series. In his highly technical creations, Batchelor uses lightboxes, industrial dollies and found objects to create a neo-modernist look. This talk will take you through his twenty-year career, checking off many of his most important works including Plato’s Disco, his 2015 installation at The Whitworth.
Wed 29 Nov, Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6ER. 12.30pm – 4pm, www.eventbrite.co.uk
Last Chance to See Orthodox Icons at Manchester Cathedral
This Thursday is your last opportunity to catch this exhibition at Manchester Cathedral, showcasing a series of contemporary depictions of Mary, the mother of Christ, in the Orthodox tradition. Three professional Bulgarian iconographers worked together to produce these images, which combine traditional painting techniques with detailed wood carving. The artists in question – Dimitrinka Ivanova, Yordan Ivanov and Kameliya Konstantinova – have a long history with the Cathedral, having produced icons for the north side in 2015.
Until Thu 30 Nov, Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester, M3 1SX. 8.30am – 5.30pm, www.facebook.com
Eloquent Silence Exhibition Preview at Lowry Hotel (pictured)
Comme Ca Art have been running exhibitions in unusual venues since 1994, and their latest venture comes to the Lowry Hotel this week. Eloquent Silence is an exhibition of work by Manchester-based figurative painter Stefanie Trow, whose photographic style of painting has landed her exhibitions all around the region. This exhibition features all new work by the artist and can be caught until 23rd January 2018. If you want to attend this evening preview, you’ll have to drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Thu 30 Nov, The Lowry Hotel, 50 Dearmans Place, M3 5LH. 6pm – 9pm, www.facebook.com
Convenience Store Opening Party
New themed bar Convenience Store opens this Thursday, taking its aesthetic from, you guessed it, a convenience store. This Thursday evening is their free opening party, and you can register via their website for the chance to take part in a late-night lock in. See our full preview for more information.
Thu 30 Nov, Convenience Store NQ, 100 High Street, Manchester M4 1HP. Tel: 0161 244 9422, 8pm – late, www.conveniencestorenq.com
Published on: Mon 20 Nov 2017