Aughra at The Railway Didsbury
Withington’s Deco Records continue their residency at beloved West Didsbury watering hole The Railway, with this free live music gig on Friday night. Headlining is Aughra, a local shoegaze three-piece. They are supported on the night by Salford-based post-punk band Giant Boys, along with Swedish Magazines and War Stripes.
Fri 1 Mar, The Railway, 3 Lapwing Lane, Manchester, M20 2NT, 7.30pm – 12.30am, www.facebook.com
The Many Lives of Leonardo at Manchester Art Gallery
Art historian Dr. Luke Uglow gives this lecture on Saturday to accompany Manchester Art Gallery’s ongoing exhibition of sketches by Leonardo da Vinci. The Many Lives of Leonardo will focus on the stories, mythology and art surrounding the life and afterlife of da Vinci, looking at how artists and writers have interpreted his work and contributions to human knowledge. This event is currently listed as Sold Out, but it’s always worth checking for drop outs on the day.
Sat 2 Mar, Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3JL, 2pm – 3pm, www.eventbrite.co.uk
Last Chance to See William Kentridge at The Whitworth (pictured)
This Sunday is your very last chance to catch the exhibition Thick Time from South African artist William Kentridge at The Whitworth. See our full preview for more details.
Until Sun 3 Mar 2019, The Whitworth, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6ER, Tel: 0161 275 7450, 10am – 5pm, www.whitworth.manchester.ac.uk
The Servants’ View at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House
Elizabeth Gaskell’s House hosts this special talk on Sunday afternoon, giving a rare insight into the lives of the servants who kept the cogs turning in large Victorian households. Volunteer and expert Anthony Burton will deliver a richly-detailed account of the daily routine of the house workers. Whilst this event technically isn’t free, it is included when you pay the £5 entry fee to get in to Elizabeth Gaskell’s House.
Sun 3 Mar, Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, 84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester, M13 9LW, 1.30pm – 2.15pm, www.facebook.com
- Jon Whiteley
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- Thu 28 Feb 2019