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02 07 2019 Mif John Mc Grath 1

Interview: Manchester International Festival director John McGrath

As the huge biennial arts festival returns this week, Danny Moran asks: “Are you out...

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'What does MIF do best? Those projects that are wonderfully indefinable' - Mark Ball, creative...

David Blake discusses The Factory, artistic ambition and the city's growing cultural clout with Manchester...

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The Factory - reworked £112m arts centre gains approval

Design flaws have delayed the North's new flagship cultural venue - first proposed in 2014

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MIF and WHP team up for 'Special Edition' at Mayfield Depot

6 Music’s Mary Anne Hobbs is curating four events across five nights in November

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Arts funding in Manchester is up 90% - isn't it time we understood its value?

Councillor John Blundell on how a rich cultural life makes for a happier and more...

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9 of the best things we’ve eaten this month: July 2017

From an egg n black pudding sarnie to glorious Mangalorian Cauliflower - here are some...

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MIF 2017 - Dark Matter: Holly Herndon, Reviewed

Alun Richards is hypnotised by computer corn at a dance gig for people who like...

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Top 10 Manchester exhibitions: July-August '17

From terrible toddlers to Victorian science, Gaychester to Gaskell, here's our pick of Manchester’s exhibitions...

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Sleuth - MIF, Wee-Man & Bishop Bashing

Week 26: in which Sleuth bags a Gladstone and Gordo sulks

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MIF 2017 - New Order + Liam Gillick (No, K14, Lg, Mif17), Reviewed

‘Chill out, this isn't your usual New Order show’... and it wasn't, says Jonathan Payne

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Manchester's best summer food festivals & events 2017

From Bolton Food Fest to ABC's Tap Yard and a dinner party at the end...

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Top 10 theatre & comedy shows across Manchester: May & June 2017

From The Crucible to Hysteria and Operation Black Antler, here's our pick of Manchester's best...

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Top 10 gigs & concerts across Manchester: May & June 2017

From Take That to Iron Maiden, Snarky Puppy to Richard Ashcroft, here's our pick of...

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Top 10 exhibitions across Manchester: May & June 2017

From La Movida to The Art of Dying, here's our pick of Manchester's best exhibitions...

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Sleuth: Mif, Miffed, Freddie, Corndog & Twinkie

Week 10: in which Sleuth shows off his little Freddie

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New MIF Director John McGrath: "This felt like a mountain to climb at first"

Jonathan Schofield talks to the new man behind Manchester International Festival about changing times and...

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Here's the full MIF 2017 programme

New Order, a statue of Friedrich Engels and an opera for babies, just some of...

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MIF 2017 - Arcade Fire Announce Castlefield Bowl Gig

Tickets costing £49.50 (+ booking fee) go on sale at 9am on Friday 17 February

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