Eunmi Kim Exhibition Tour at Manchester Craft & Design Centre
Our first pick of free things to do in Manchester this week is this tour, part of the Manchester Craft & Design Centre’s ‘Craft Unravelled’ series of events. The centre’s curator will take you through A Journey Home, the debut exhibition from Korean ceramicist Eunmi Kim. London-based Kim draws from both Western and Eastern influences in her work, which will be brought to life on this tour.
Tue 25 Sep, Manchester Craft & Design Centre, 17 Oak Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 5JD, 1pm – 1.30pm,

Brume at Fuel Café Bar
Tuesday evening, you can catch Brume – a monthly experimental, improvised music night organised by local jazz-electronica group Plume at Fuel Café Bar. For this instalment they’ve invited three more experimental groups to jam: Power jazz trio Ape Grapes, guitar-bass-drums three-piece Skwid Ink and Hunrosa Improv Squad – the side project of Ninja Tune-signed The Cinematic Orchestra frontman Sam Vicary. Arrive early to guarantee yourself a good spot.
Tue 25 Sep, Fuel Café Bar, 448 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, M20 3BW, 8pm – 12am,

Postgrad Open Evening at Manchester School of Art
If the art described in these pages has ever fired your imagination, made you wonder whether you too have what it takes to make something beautiful, then you owe it to yourself to check this out. The Manchester School of Art holds its open evening this Wednesday, where you can find out more about lifelong learning and the courses they offer. See our full preview for more details.
Wed 26 Sep, Manchester School of Art, Cavendish Street, Manchester, M15 6BR and 99 Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 7EL, Tel: 0843 208 6000, 5.30pm – 7.30pm,

Miranda Sawyer at Electrik (pictured)
Beloved journalist and broadcaster Miranda Sawyer brings herself, and her record collection to Chorlton bar Electrik this Wednesday evening for another instalment of the venue’s One-deck Wednesday sessions. The rules to One-deck Wednesday are simple: One deck, all vinyl, no mixing. Miranda will be sticking to these guidelines as she digs through her crates to bring you a setlist plucked from 30 years in music journalism.
Wed 26 Sep, Electrik, 559 Wilbraham Road, Manchester, M21 0AE, 8.30pm – 11.30pm,

Adventure Activists at Patagonia
On Thursday evening, outdoor clothing shop Patagonia will host two real-life explorers and activists for an after-hours inspirational talk. Dan Yates and Cal Major will be talking through both their activism and their global expeditions. Check out our full preview for more information.
Thu 27 Sep, Patagonia, 51 King Street, Manchester M2 7AZ. Tel: 0161 834 4005, 7pm,

Mon 24 Sep - Fri 28 Sep
Jon Whiteley
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Sun 23 Sep 2018