Free Vibes x Manchester Live at Band on the Wall
Free Vibes, Band on the Wall’s regular showcase of up-and-coming acts, hooks up with creative network MCR Live this Saturday night, for a special one-off weekend outing bringing the freshest new musicians to the lauded venue’s stage. Gracing the bill are psychedelic quintet Mama Racho, electro-pop four-piece Sequin Sally (pictured), experimental electro duo Yang and beloved local garage punk band Bleach Body.
Sat 5 Jan, Band on the Wall, 25 Swan Street Manchester, M4 5JZ, 7.30pm,

Last Chance to See Annie Swynnerton at Manchester Art Gallery
This Sunday is your last opportunity to catch this collection of works from pioneering Victorian painter Annie Swynnerton at Manchester Art Gallery. Check out our full preview for more details.
Until Sun 6 Jan, Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3JL. Tel: 0161 235 8888, 10am – 5pm,

Last Chance to See Darren Nixon at HOME
Another exhibition closing this Sunday, but one of a very different tone: Darren Nixon’s huge installation/painting Coming Soon. Our extended preview has the full lowdown.
Until Sun 6 Jan, HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place, Manchester, M15 4FN, 10am – 5pm,

Killing of a Sacred Deer & The Lobster Screenings at YES
Charles Street venue YES hosts another of its screening afternoons, as part of its Above the Line series, which pairs together quirky films, usually along a loose theme. The two films picked this time are 2015’s The Lobster, and 2017’s Killing of a Sacred Deer – both indie favourites, but with radically different tones.
Sun 6 Jan, YES, 38 Charles Street, Manchester, M1 7BD, 5pm – 10pm,

Fri 4 Jan - Sun 6 Jan
Jon Whiteley
Published on:
Wed 3 Jan 2018