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Welcome to Factory International: An exclusive first-look at Manchester’s £186m landmark arts venue

Welcome to Factory International: An exclusive first-look at Manchester’s £186m landmark arts venue

Manchester’s newest cultural landmark – Factory International – is set to debut in 2023 and host performances by the leading artists
Damon Albarn works his magic at Manchester International Festival

Damon Albarn works his magic at Manchester International Festival

The musical polymath Damon Albarn needs no introduction. The Britpop legend, master producer, world music connoisseur, and co-founder of the most successful virtual band of all time is never one to shy away from experimentation. For two consecutive July evenings (12th & 13th July), Albarn takes attendees of Manchester International Festival on a musical voyage […]
Manchester International Festival contributes £50m to the city

Manchester International Festival contributes £50m to the city

This year’s Manchester International Festival (MIF19) spanned 18 days, with events ranging from dance, theatre, music and visual arts to site-specific performance and immersive installations
What MIF taught me about the state of classical music

What MIF taught me about the state of classical music

Ellis Coopey discusses the uncertain future of classical music and the impact that MIF may have on it
MIF19: David Lynch at HOME

MIF19: David Lynch at HOME

Sass Holmes reviews the David Lynch takeover of HOME for MIF19, which was a medley of art exhibitions, Q&As, film screenings, and musical performances
MIF19: Janelle Monae at Castlefield Bowl

MIF19: Janelle Monae at Castlefield Bowl

After Janelle Monae’s MIF show received national media attention before it even began over issues with accessibility, the performer worked to undo the bad press by making inclusion and love the centre of her wacky, wonderful show
Live Review: Bugzy Malone (WHP x MIF)

Live Review: Bugzy Malone (WHP x MIF)

The King of the North headlines two live shows at The Mayfield Depot as part of a special collaboration with The Warehouse Project
Cost of new arts venue, The Factory, rises by almost £20m

Cost of new arts venue, The Factory, rises by almost £20m

The cost of construction for the new arts centre will rise by almost £20m, taking the budget to a total of £130m

Manchester International Festival enjoys record-breaking success

Biennial festival brings more money into local economy than ever before

Club: MIF x Warehouse Project present 10×10

The Mayfield Depot has its last hurrah

Preview: MIF & WHP present 10×10

MIF and WHP team up and curate two whopping events

Interview: Jamal Edwards

One of the country’s most exciting young entrepreneurs discusses his involvement with this year’s Manchester International Festival

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