Plaistow at Band on the Wall
As also featured in our gig picks this week, post jazz trio Plaistow is playing a one-off gig at Band on the Wall as part of the venues Band on the Wall Presents series. It’s first come, first serve, so make sure that you get in early if you want a guaranteed peek at this offbeat treat.
Fri 29 Jan, Band on the Wall, 25 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JZ. Tel: 0161 834 1786, 7pm,

Indie Author Signing at Chapter One
These sessions at Chapter One give book lovers a chance to connect with local independent authors and pick up fresh copies of their latest work. There’s two signing sessions running from 11am – 1.30pm and 2.30pm – 5pm. At the moment the second of the signings has sold out, but still plenty of space for the morning.
Sat 30 Jan, Chapter One, Chatsworth House, Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1BY. 11am – 5pm, 

Show & Tell at HOME
It’s another edition of the ever-popular Show & Tell at HOME. The concept is simple: People from Manchester’s creative community are given five minutes to talk about their area of expertise. This instalment features talks about motion graphics, photography and arts marketing. One particular speaker is light artist Elisa Artesero, known for her Dreamers installation (see picture). At the time of writing, this one is sold out, but it’s worth keeping an eye out for drop outs for these exciting talks
Sat 30 Jan, HOME, Tony Wilson Place, 2 First Street, Manchester, M15 4FN. Tel: 0161 200 1500, 4pm,

Fortune telling in the Corn Exchange
Just turn up between 2 and 4pm and find out what your 2016 could hold…
Sat 30 Jan, Corn Exchange, Exchange Square, Manchester M4 3TR. 2-4pm,

Harp Concert at The Whitworth
The RNCM Gina Miller concert comes to the Whitworth featuring performances for harpists Sophie Rocks and Stephanie Halsey. They’ll run through a number of classical and contemporary compositions including Paul Patterson’s Spirals and Piazzolla’s Primavera Portena. It’s a nice gentle and intimate concert to ease you into a lazy Sunday afternoon.
Sun 31 Jan, The Whitworth, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6ER. 3pm – 4pm,

Fri 29 Jan - Sun 31 Jan
Jon Whiteley
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Thu 28 Jan 2016