Christmas Films at The Bright Building
You can get your necessary dose of Christmas cinema this Tuesday afternoon/evening, with these free screenings courtesy of Manchester Science Partnerships. The company, who manage Manchester Science Park, are taking over the big screen at The Bright Building: The glass-panelled jewel of the science park, and one of the venues for Manchester Science Festival earlier in the year. They will be screening the 2000 Jim Carrey adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch at 3pm, followed by 1980s Chevy Chase favourite National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation at 5pm. MSP will also generously be providing free pizza, popcorn and other refreshments on the day.
Tue 19 Dec, The Bright Building, Pencroft Way, Manchester Science Park, Manchester, M15 6GZ. 3pm – 8pm, www.eventbrite.co.uk
Genrefluid Chamber Music at Night & Day Café
Genrefluid is a promoter looking to redefine chamber music’s stuffy image, and on Tuesday evening you can catch their latest free show at Night & Day Café on Oldham Street. The extruded shape of Night & Day’s gig room provides the ideal acoustic setting for a night of classical music that’s anything but traditional. Brass band Levvy Metal, Loop-pedal percussionist Peter Mitchell and the young, experimental composers of No Dice Collective are just some of the acts featuring on this weird and wonderful bill.
Tue 19 Dec, Night & Day Café, 26 Oldham Street, Manchester, M1 1JN. 8pm- 11pm, www.facebook.com
Last Day of Christmas Markets
This Wednesday is your last chance to catch this year’s Christmas markets. You final opportunity to pick up festive gifts and pump yourself full of mulled wine. Check out our full preview for more details.
Wed 20 Dec, Various city-centre locations, www.manchester.gov.uk
Graham Massey One-Deck Wednesday at Electrik (pictured)
The final One-deck Wednesday of 2017 is happening this week and features Biting Tongues/808 State member Graham Massey. Graham will be following the night’s usual rules – all vinyl, no mixing – and with his experimental jazz and acid house background, there’s bound to be some interesting tracks in there. See our full preview for more information.
Wed 20 Dec, Electrik, 559 Wilbraham Road, Chorlton, Manchester M21 0AE. Tel: 0161 881 3315, 8.30pm, www.facebook.com
Jo Rose at Strange Brew
A few days before Christmas, you can catch this free gig at Chorlton craft beer bar Strange Brew. Local favourite Americana artist Jo Rose headlines the show, with a catalogue of tunes pulling from influences ranging from Bluegrass to anti-folk. Also on the bill is indie-folkster Hannah Ashcroft, Scottish folk musician James Bisset, Swedish dream popster Jon Collin and Leantime – a new project from Former Bullies’ Nick Ainsworth and singer-songwriter Elle Mary.
Thu 21 Dec, Strange Brew, 370 Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton, Manchester, M21 8AZ. 7.30pm, www.facebook.com
Published on: Tue 19 Dec 2017