Events

Calligraphy course

20 February - 19 March 2024

Looking for an activity to chase away the Winter blues? Try calligraphy at the Confucius Institute. Our calligraphy course is running again from 20 February, every Tuesday lunchtime for five weeks. Come along and spend your lunch break doing something creative and mindful. Cost: £30 Location: The Confucius Institute building (180 Waterloo P..

Mandarin Corner (on Wednesdays)

17 January - 27 March 2024

Practice your Chinese and develop an appreciation of Chinese culture at our weekly Mandarin Corner. These are informal conversation sessions at Beginner (HSK 1-3) and Advanced (HSK 4-6) level that are designed to allow Mandarin learners to get together with fellow classmates, meet new friends and discuss Chinese language and culture in a rela..

MUMS Chamber Orchestra Afternoon Concert

14:00 - 15:30 24 February 2024

MUMS Chamber Orchestra perform Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony and Prokofiev’s Sinfonietta, in addition to works by postgraduate composers Wing-Hei and Ramai, with soloist Romano Bezzi-Coddetta.

MUMS Opera: Beatrice and Benedict

19:00 - 21:30 24 February 2024

Join MUMS Opera for an evening of comedy, love and music as they present Berlioz’s Shakespeare-inspired opera Beatrice and Benedict! Instagram: MUMS_Opera

Faithful to the Salt: Mayalee Dancing Girl vs. the East India Company

16:30 - 18:00 29 February 2024

In 1818, the East India Company signed a treaty with the princely states of Jaipur and Jodhpur, offering British political and military protection in exchange for heavy cash tribute. By the early 1830s, both states were swimming in debt; so between 1835 and 1842 the Company took direct control over the revenue of the salt lake at Sambhar, stil..

Unknotting Dürer's Jerome with Professor Alexander Marr

17:15 - 18:30 29 February 2024

This is a hybrid event taking place online and on the University of Manchester campus in the Mansfield Cooper Building G.22, you can find the exact location on this interactive map: https://www.manchester.ac.uk/discover/maps/interactive-map/?id=61 Albrecht Dürer’s material world: print culture in focus brings to campus three expert speakers..

WCLC: 'The Myth of Venice': 16th-century music for cornetto & keyboard

13:10 - 13:55 29 February 2024

The appointment of Willaert at San Marco in 1527 heralded the emergence of Venice as a cultural super-power. This recital explores the composers who built the 'myth of Venice' in sound. “Glenton’s own diminutions are gently and lightly patted into the larger musical line. And together with Wollston’s calm, the whole thing sways like a..

New Music Ensemble Concert

18:00 - 19:00 01 March 2024

Music by Lynne Plowman and University of Manchester students Lynne Plowman came to prominence with her first opera, ‘Gwyneth and the Green Knight’, and we are delighted to invite her to Manchester for a day of new music for a performance her ‘Small World’ by the University’s New Music Ensemble. We are also proud to present student c..

MANTIS Festival of Electroacoustic Music

18:00 - 19:00 02 March 2024

MANTIS (Manchester Theatre in Sound) presents new electroacoustic music from guest artists and members of the university community. Tickets are free but booking is essential (ticket link coming soon...) @MANTIS_Festival Facebook: Mantis Manchester

MANTIS Festival of Electroacoustic Music

19:30 - 21:00 02 March 2024

MANTIS (Manchester Theatre in Sound) presents new electroacoustic music from guest artists and members of the university community. Tickets are free but booking is essential (ticket link coming soon...) @MANTIS_Festival Facebook: Mantis Manchester