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18th September 2012

Must see this week: 24th – 30th September

What to see in Manchester this week

Rogue Open Doors

Rogue is the largest independent studio group in the North West, don’t miss their open doors weekend showcasing everything from textiles and printmaking to interactive and installation art.

The First Cut

The First Cut at Manchester Art Gallery focuses on artists using paper as their primary material, and don’t forget to check out the Gallery of Costume as well for some delicate paper dresses and shoes.


Idents at Cornerhouse, by Daniel Fogarty, features a series of images, clay sculptures and a short film inspired by the decor of cinemas across the city.  

Walk through the Park

A walk through the park: catch the last of the September sun and have a wander through one of the city’s green spaces.

The Country Wife

The Country Wife at the Royal Exchange: billed as a rollicking farce, this could be just the thing to get you laughing.


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Lightroom invites you to step inside David Hockney’s artwork

David Hockney: Bigger & Closer (not smaller & further away) is a tantalising immersive experience which brings the esteemed artist’s works to life

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirror Rooms – genius or pretentious?

Ahead of Yayoi Kusama’s upcoming exhibition at Manchester International Festival, we were invited to view her iconic Infinity Mirror Rooms at TATE Modern – but was it worth the visit?

Richard Kelly’s ‘A Time and Place’ exhibition invites you into music’s past

The Mancunion visits the Arctic Monkeys’ personal photographer, Richard Kelly, latest exhibition ‘A Time and Place’. It’s fair to say its a must visit exhibition for this summer.

Jill Furmanovsky is ‘Photographing the Invisible’ in her history making exhibition

The Mancunion takes a trip through rock history at Jill Furmanovsky’s ’50 years of Rock Photography’ exhibition at Manchester Central Library