Entertainment for our local community

From family festivals to theatre performances, you'll find plenty going on at the University to experience and enjoy in your spare time.

Discover inspiring cultural institutions that are open to the public and contribute to the vibrant culture of our region.

Come to one of our many events open to the public, including family days, exhibitions, lectures, workshops, festivals, conferences and more. Look out in particular for our popular annual Bluedot festival at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, and our Community Festival.

Enjoy live music, theatre and more at our Manchester Academy venues and Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama.

Watch a short video on our Community Festival: