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2019 11 08 Mif The Factory Copyright Oma 1

The Factory - £130m arts centre reaches major milestone

Plagued by delays and price hikes, MIF’s new home is finally underway

2019 07 22 Skepta Mif 1 Jordan Hughes

MIF19 bows out with Skepta…as Greater Manchester revealed to have North’s biggest culture scene

Defying a stalling ‘Northern Powerhouse’, culture has seen staggering growth

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Manchester International Festival: the hits and misses so far (part 2)

David Lynch at HOME, The Nico Project and Tao of Glass reviewed

2019 07 12 Invisible Cities Canal Tristram Kenton

Manchester International Festival: the hits and misses so far

Invisible Cities, Utopolis, Tuesday and Atmospheric Memory reviewed

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Yoko Ono rings in peace…and Manchester International Festival

MIF19 launched with Ono’s ‘Bells for Peace’ and Janelle Monáe’s sell-out concert…here’s what we thought...

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Manchester International Festival - all you need to know

Expect 18 days of free gigs, world premieres and a brand new Festival Square as...

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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 to eat and drink during Manchester International Festival

Buried breweries, Catalan pizzas and David Lynch ice cream – it’s an exciting street food...

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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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Manchester International Festival 2019 - full programme revealed

Headliners this year include David Lynch, Phillip Glass, Janelle Monae, Yoko Ono, Idris Elba, Skepta...

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MIF 2019 - Janelle Monáe to headline opening concert at Castlefield Bowl

GRAMMY-nominated singer and actor will perform on Manchester International Festival launch night (Thurs 4 July)

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MIF 2019 - Yoko Ono, Idris Alba and Skepta are first names announced

Manchester International Festival (4-21 July) will open with thousands of bell ringers

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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 Council boss: 'We're committed to creating a cultural powerhouse in Manchester'

Arts funding is up 90% in the city - here ACE Chief Executive ​Darren Henley​...

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MIF 2017 - Dark Matter: Colin Stetson, Reviewed

Alun Richards grasps for animal metaphors to describe the saxophonist’s primal sound

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First Street readies for Friedrich Engels' HOMEcoming party

Manchester International Festival draws to a close in Tony Wilson Place this weekend

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MIF 2017 - 10,000 Gestures, Reviewed

Joan Davies gives full marks to this inventive and challenging subversion of dance

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