Past events

"The Book of Beijing" at the Manchester Literature Festival

15:00 - 16:30 15 October 2023

The Confucius Institute is co-hosting a discussion as part of the Manchester Literature Festival wit...

WCLC: The Lucky Dog Picturehouse present: “Buster Keaton's Sherlock Jr. with live score”

12:10 - 12:55 12 October 2023

King of silent comedy Buster Keaton stars as an unlucky in love projectionist who turns detective to...

Natalie Haynes (Manchester Literature Festival 2023)

18:00 - 19:15 11 October 2023

Rock star classicist, author and broadcaster Natalie Haynes returns to MLF to celebrate the publicat...

Michael Lewis: Flash Boys & New Tycoons (Manchester Literature Festival 2023)

18:00 - 19:15 10 October 2023

'I asked him how much it would take for him to sell?FTX?and go do something other than make money. H...

Where the Wind Blows - Chinese film screening at HOME cinema

6 - 12 October 2023

We are delighted to continue our collaboration with HOME Cinema with the screening of "Where the Win...

WCLC: Xenia Pestova Bennett (piano)

12:10 - 12:55 5 October 2023

Annea Lockwood Ear-Walking Woman (1996) Xenia Pestova Bennett All Aglow (2023) Piani...

Mandarin Corner (every Wednesday)

4 October - 13 December 2023

Practice your Chinese and develop an appreciation of Chinese culture at our weekly Mandarin Corner....

The Dazzling Whiteness of an Early Tomfoolery: Sex Work and Racial Politics in Samuel Beckett and Nancy Cunard’s early 1930s work'

16:00 - 18:00 4 October 2023

Centre for the Study of Sexuality and Culture hosts this public lecture with Professor Daniela Casel...

MUMS Welcome Concert

14:00 - 15:20 1 October 2023

Come see our Freshers' Symphony Orchestra and Freshers' Chorus kick off a fantastic year of concerts...

More than a 'Foul Drain': Manchester's Water History

12:00 - 14:00 30 September 2023

Where does Manchester get its water from? How has the city used water over the centuries? And how ha...