A community clay sculpting project and live music from Purple Heart Parade at Wilderness Record Store are some of the best free things to do in Manchester this week.

Tinkering Studio | The Whitworth | Mon 17 Feb | 10am - 2pm

The Whitworth Art Gallery is hosting a hands-on creative studio from Monday to Friday this week, open every day from 10am-2pm. The studio will have nuts, bolts, tools, and a host of other objects available for you to play with and create.

Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6ER
Purple Heart Parade + planets | Wilderness Record Store | Tue 18 Feb | 5pm - 8pm

Wilderness Record Store are once again hosting some of Manchester’s coolest music talent. This Tuesday evening, see dreamy psychedelic band Purple Heart Parade play alongside planets for an evening of low-key home-grown talent.

9 Egerton Crescent, Manchester M20 4PN
Clay Sculptures | Manchester Craft and Design Centre | Wed 19 Feb | Noon - 3.45pm

This workshop, run by Manchester Craft and Design Centre’s resident ceramist Katherine Lees, offers a chance to shape and mould clay to be added to a large scale collaborative clay sculpture. The workshop is suitable for beginner level children aged 5 and over, and it can get messy, so make sure to dress appropriately!

17 Oak Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 5JD
Professor Chris Lintott Talk + Book Signing | Manchester Metropolitan University | Thu 20 Feb | 7pm - 9pm

Professor Chris Lintott will be giving a talk on his latest book, Zooniverse: The Crowd and the Cosmos. The book is a highly readable introduction to the Zooniverse, focusing on modern astronomy. He will be signing copies of the book following his talk.

C0.14 John Dalton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, Manchester M1 5GD
Mon 17 Feb - Fri 21 Feb
Amy Callaghan
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Sun 16 Feb 2020