A discussion between actor Christopher Eccleston and screenwriter Peter Bowker and drag from horror queen Eva Serration are among our picks of the best free things to do in Manchester this week.

Peter Bowker in conversation with Christopher Eccleston | The Lowry | Mon 2 Mar | 6.30pm - 9.30pm

Screenwriter Peter Bowker and actor Christopher Eccleston will join each other in conversation about their work together on The A Word, a television show which explores issues surrounding autism. In addition to what is sure to be a fascinating discussion between two industry professionals, the audience will also get an exclusive look at the first episode of series three of The A Word.

The Compass Room, Lowry Theatre, Pier 8, Salford Quays, Manchester, M50 3AZ
Lost Jews: Journey Back to England | The University of Manchester | Tue 3 Mar | 6pm - 8pm

This major heritage project by Pascal Theatre Company combines research into archives, gravestones and suppressed documents with communication and performance, investigating and telling the stories of the Sephardi Jews, who returned to England in the 17th century. At this event, a special one-off screening of a short film showcasing the research and findings so far will be followed by a discussion with those behind the project – Pascal Theatre Company Director Julia Pascal and Discovering and Documenting England’s Lost Jews Producer, Susannah Kraft-Levene.

University Place 3.213, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL
Ladies, Wine & Design Manchester Social | CULTUREPLEX | Wed 4 Mar | 6pm - 8pm

Ladies, Wine & Design is a global, non-profit initiative, aiming to increase the number of female and non-binary creative directors through support, mentorship, talks and creative meet-ups. With groups in 250 cities worldwide, this relaxed and informal social is a great way to get to know the people involved in the Manchester chapter and find out more about their programme.

Dulcie Street Warehouse, Manchester, M1 2TP
Eva Serration | HOME | Thu 5 Mar | 6.30pm - 7pm

Horror queen Eva Serration will deliver an exclusive one-off drag performance in response to the Manchester Open Exhibition 2020. Eva Serration finds beauty in the ugly side of humanity, so her performance is sure to be a memorable one – and while you’re at HOME, make sure to check out the Gallery, open til 9pm, to see the work that makes up the Open Exhibition.

2 Tony Wilson Place, Manchester, M15 4FN
Mon 2 Mar - Fri 6 Mar
Amy Callaghan
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Mon 2 Mar 2020