Simeon Barclay Exhibition at Holden Gallery
Opening on Friday is a brand new exhibition from Huddersfield artist Simeon Barclay. Hosted at Manchester School of Art’s Holden Gallery, Life Room is a multidisciplinary exhibition mixing artistic and traditional techniques. See our full preview for more details.
Fri 8 Feb – Fri 29 Mar, The Holden Gallery, Manchester School of Art, Grosvenor Building, Cavendish Street, Manchester, M15 6BR, Tel: 0161 2471072, times vary, holdengallery.mmu.ac.uk
Guided Tour at CFCCA
The Northern Quarter’s Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art is hosting a rare free guided tour this Saturday, providing a full view and explainer of their latest exhibition Chinternet Ugly. Featuring work from six new media artists, Chinternet Ugly tackles the idiosyncratic, ever-evolving world of the Chinese internet – a space that is both heavily regulated and bursting with creativity. Book ahead to guarantee a spot.
Sat 9 Feb, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA), 13 Thomas Street, Manchester, M4 1EU, 11.30pm – 12.30pm, www.eventbrite.co.uk
Invisible Women at Irish World Heritage Centre
The Irish World Heritage Centre presents this screening as part of LGBT History Month, charting the lives, struggles and friendship of Manchester-based activists Angela Cooper and Luchia Fitzgerald. Covering 50 years from the nascent underground gay scene to modern day, Invisible Women uses these womens’ stories to bring fresh focus to Manchester’s history of gay liberation and advancements in treatment of domestic abuse survivors.
Sat 9 Feb, Irish World Heritage Centre, 1 Irish Town Way, Manchester, M8 0AE, 3pm – 4.30pm, www.eventbrite.co.uk
Discolypso at Band on the Wall
Legendary music venue Band on the Wall launches its new, free club night, packed with Caribbean floor-fillers, this Saturday. Check out our full preview for more details.
Sat 9 Feb, Band On The Wall, 25 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JZ, Tel: 0161 834 1786, 11pm, www.bandonthewall.org
Negroni Festival at YES
Charles Street venue YES will be hosting an afternoon-long Negroni festival on Sunday, accompanied by screenings of Italian film. Our full preview has the lowdown.
Sun 10 Feb, YES, 38 Charles Street, Manchester, M1 7BD. 12pm – 6pm, www.facebook.com
Published on: Thu 7 Feb 2019