Mural artist Jazz Stan paints Ardwick Green’s Use.Space this week – just one of our picks of free things to do in Manchester.

Etsy Pop Up at City Tower | Mon 11 Nov | 11am - 6pm

On Monday afternoon, Piccadilly Gardens office building City Tower presents this pop-up from a group of Etsy creators. The ground floor atrium will host stalls from five local artists, including illustrator Lucy Loo Doodles, printmaker Cranfields Creations and fossil and gemstone jeweller Saskiassassystore. Perfect for picking up a unique Christmas gift, or just having a browse on your lunch hour.

City Tower, Piccadilly Plaza, New York Street, Manchester M1 4BT
Jazz Stan Mural at Use.Space | Wed 13 Nov | 1pm - 5pm

Liverpool-based artist Jazz Stan – the nom de pinceau of mural painter Jessica Arrowsmith Stanley – comes to Manchester this Wednesday, to create a new outdoor mural at Ardwick Green coworking space Use.Space. Swing by in the afternoon and you’ll catch this work in progress as it takes shape. If you share the mural on Instagram, Use.Space are offering afree three-month membership (typically worth hundreds of pounds) to one lucky snapper

Use.Space, Ardwick Green, Thirsk Street, Manchester M12 6PN
Designing Protests at People’s History Museum | Thu 14 Nov | 5.30pm - 8pm

The People’s History Museum stays open late this Thursday for this event from Syrup Magazine exploring protest in all its forms, using spoken word, film screenings, installations and workshops. Highlights of the evening include a projection installation from designer Adam Griffiths and a workshop from Alsa Artwork and Jessica El Mal, who are contributors to this year’s Journeys Festival.

People's History Museum, New Court Street, Manchester M3 3ER
Islamic Calligraphy at Manchester Museum | Thu 14 Nov | 6pm - 9pm

At Manchester Museum on Thursday, you can catch this fascinating demonstration from master calligrapher Haji Noor Deen. The artist will be demonstrating his work live, and discussing how his intricate inkwork interacts with and helps him to express his faith. There will also live music and traditional tea tasting on the night.

Manchester Museum, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL
Mon 11 Nov - Thu 14 Nov
Jon Whiteley
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Sun 10 Nov 2019