Experimental music leads the way at the 2017 Manchester After Hours festival as 15 of the city’s venues are taken over by creatives for one night only. Soup Kitchen bring unusual electronics to Chetham’s (Soup Kitchen present Wouter van Veldhoven, Chetham’s, 7.30pm), the Museum of Science and Industry’s submarine-destroying Avro Shackleton aircraft will become a canvas for visual soundscapes (Now You See Me Now You Don’t, MoSI, 7.30pm), and composers from the RNCM will make music with singing glasses in Central Library’s Reading Room (Juliet the Moon, Manchester Central Library, 6pm). You can also expect coding workshops, a football exhibition, a celebration of Delia Derbyshire, urban photography, a Hey! Manchester bus tour and, from Bad Language, immersive storytelling. The evening is part of the UK-wide Museums At Night, all events mentioned are free.

Thurs 18 May, various venues, times and prices, 5pm – late, (mostly) FREE, www.manchesterafterhours.com

Thu 18 May
Fat Roland
Published on:
Mon 15 May 2017