Manchester Festival Guide

15 - 24 October

Join us on the JOURNEY

Journeys Festival International is a festival taking place in Leicester, Manchester and Portsmouth, which for the first time will happen in each of the three cities at the same time from 15–24 October 2021.
 

This year’s programme includes an inspiring and powerful mix of visual and digital art exhibitions, virtual reality installations, performances, food gatherings, films and animations created by artists (and chefs!) from around the globe.

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Where There is Light

Where There is Light

by Squidsoup

16 and 18 - 23 October

Holy Name Church

Where There is Light is an immersive sound and light installation sharing the voices and stories of sanctuary-seeking communities from across the UK.

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Reckoning

Reckoning

by Akeim Toussaint Buck

16 October

Martin Harris Centre

A new performance piece which blends contemporary dance, spoken word and digital animation.

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Sounds of Sanctuary

Sounds of Sanctuary

by Momtaza Mehri and Addictive TV

Sounds of Sanctuary is a musical story sharing the journeys that the musicians experienced before making Europe their home.

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Your City Is A World Of Its Own

Your City Is A World Of Its Own

by Thomas Buckley

15 - 24 October

Online

Your City Is A World Of Its Own is an online space showcasing creative work by young people.

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Bloodland Embrace

Bloodland Embrace

by Majid Adin and Kalico Jack

18 - 20 October

Hallé St Peter's

Bloodland Embrace, an exciting new animation and projection piece, features original artwork by Majid Adin and international collective Kalico Jack.

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Look Up

Look Up

by Various Artists

15 - 24 October

Across the city centre

Look Up is a series of new visual artworks displayed in public locations across Leicester, Manchester and Portsmouth.

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Journeys into Film

Journeys into Film

by Various Artists

24 October

HOME

A rousing and reflective programme of short films made by filmmakers from sanctuary-seeking backgrounds.

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Support us on the Journey

Support us on the Journey

by ArtReach

15 - 24 October

Leicester, Manchester and Portsmouth

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