Our picks of free things to do in Manchester this week include a talk on the Zero Carbon City at The Mayfield, part of Design Manchester 2019.

Brume at Fuel Café Bar | Tue 19 Nov | 8pm - 12am

Fuel Café Bar hosts another instalment of its regular experimental music night Brume this Tuesday. Live experimental improv outfit Plume present an evening of improvised works and new compositions from lo-fi folk soul group Mytbe, The Oscar Ogden Improv Group and the Aaron Wood Group. Live visuals will be provided on the night by installation artist Floriferous.

Fuel Café Bar, 448 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M20 3BW
Zero Carbon City at The Mayfield | Wed 20 Nov | 1.30pm - 5pm

Arch 7 at The Mayfield hosts a series of talks this week in partnership with The Royal Danish Embassy and Design Manchester 2019. On Wednesday evening, the talk will cover the subject of the zero carbon city, both as a challenge and as an aspiration. Speakers include Danish city architect Stephen Willacy and Gavin Elliott, the chair of the Manchester Climate Change Board.

Arch 7, Mayfield, Temperance Street, Manchester M12 6HR
LUNAR at Hatch | Tue 19 Nov | 6pm - 11pm

The Number 8 cocktail bar at Oxford Road shipping container venue Hatch is the staging area for this free party. LUNAR promises a night of house, disco, UK garage and more from their resident DJs. It’s a small venue – only 80 capacity – so arriving early is recommended.

Hatch, 103 Oxford Road, Manchester M1 7ED
Rotpunkt Screening at Patagonia | Thu 21 Nov | 7pm - 10pm

On Thursday, there will be a screening of the new documentary Rotpunkt at city-centre outdoor pursuits store Patagonia. Rotpunkt charts the history and counterculture of German rock climbers, from the daredevils of the 60s and 70s through modern-day climber Alex Megos. The word Rotpunkt translates to red point, the point at which a free climbing route up a rockface begins.

Patagonia, 51 King Street, Manchester M2 7AZ
Mon 18 Nov - Thu 21 Nov
Jon Whiteley
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Sun 17 Nov 2019