Come and experience our free Community Festival packed with fun family-friendly interactive activities. We are throwing open our doors for our local neighbours to discover the variety of things we do. Go behind the scenes at the University to find out all about our work and get hands-on with our exciting activities.
Join us for a fun-filled day of hands-on activities, including: live experiments, interactive demonstrations, musical and dramatic performances, the chance to meet our staff and scientists, behind the scenes tours, workshops and much, much more!
To keep up-to-date on all the activities taking place at the Festival please visit the website for more details as they emerge:
No need to book, just turn up!
Confirmed activities taking place at the Martin Harris Centre:
Box of Tricks!*&@! Come and share your experiences of healthcare with a circus performer, actors, a digital artist and a poet who is also a doctor.
Create a Song in an Hour: Work with musicians from the Manchester Camerata to create a song. Cosmo Rodewald Theatre at 11.15am; 12.45pm and 2.00pm.
Making music and song: Join our Music Society Outreach team to make music and song.
Together in Song with the Dementia Gospel Choir: Come along and listen to this choir which aims to reduce the social isolation of people living with dementia from our African Caribbean community. John Thaw Theatre at 1.30pm and 2.30pm.
Race Relations Resource Centre: Find out about The Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Centre is a library and archive of black history in Manchester. Children can explore some of our unique story-books such as The Singing Sack and The Yellow Thunder Dragon.
Are you interested in finding out more about university study? Come and chat to us about the different pathways into higher education and the support the University can provide.
Black Lawyers Matter: Find out how we are trying to diversify the legal profession.
The #EverydayRace Project: Find out the various ways that racism is routinely experienced in people’s day to day lives in the UK.
Multilingual Manchester: Take part in fun games and activities to explore Manchester’s linguistic diversity, as well as a demonstration of LinguaSnapp – a new, exciting mobile app.
The Art of Everyday Life: Discover how Lynne Chapman, an Artist in Residence in the Morgan Centre, recorded a year in the life of the research centre.
Updated programme now available online: http://ow.ly/tQxY30cwt9E