The Door Opened: 1980s China - Photographs by Adrian Bradshaw

26 January - 06 July 2022

One can argue that nostalgia is the strongest emotion, a pure mixture of wistfulness and melancholy. Adrian Bradshaw, an English photographer, brings that sense of yearning into full focus in his exhibition ‘The Door Opened: 1980’s China’, and subsequent book. Bradshaw’s exhibit features a blend of candid and posed photographs which ex..

ESTIVAL - Ad Solem

19:00 - 20:00 07 June 2022

The programme: The University of Manchester Chamber Choir, Ad Solem, will be performing a variety of beautiful music. Including repertoire from the department’s very own Camden Reeves, Ad Solem will also be singing moving music by Paul Mealor and Robert Pearsall, among others. You may want to bring some tissues… Conducted by Dom Carver a..

ESTIVAL Relaxed Performance: MUMS present - Music Around the World

13:30 - 14:30 09 June 2022

Manchester University Music Society’s Outreach programme presents Relaxed Performance, ‘Music Around the World’. An exploration of different music cultures including Nigerian Gospel singing, Klezmer and Irish dancing. The event is intended specifically to be sensitive to and accepting of audience members who may benefit from a more rel..

Folk Music, Migration and Bangladeshi Heritage in the North-West: A Panel Discussion with a Difference

14:00 - 18:00 18 June 2022

Learn about the rich heritage of Bengali folk music and efforts to preserve it in the North-West in this interdisciplinary panel discussion on Bangladeshi migration to the region and the importance of music in migrant lives. Join us for a thought-provoking afternoon of songs, memories and discussion with performers, cultural organisations, com..

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