Contact

Contact
Oxford Road, Manchester, Lancashire, M15 6JA
  • Telephone 0161 274 0600
  • Box office times Mon–Sat 10am–6pm
  • Website www.contactmcr.com
Photo of Contact

Jump to times or comments

Events at this venue

There are 21 events at this location

Sorted by title / date & time

Arts Award Drop (Summer

Weekly, Free. Ages 13 – 25. Wed, 5pm – 6.30pm, 17 May – 12 Jul. Work your way through Bronze, Silver and Gold Arts Awards to explore the arts, develop your skills and become a creative leader.

Wed 17 May

0161 274 0600

Wed 24 May

0161 274 0600

Wed 31 May

0161 274 0600

…and 6 more dates until 12 Jul

Contact Young Company: 15 Minutes

Over 12s. 15 Minutes is a Warhol-fuelled journey into the world of pop art and cultural icons. Warhol once said ‘In the future everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes’. Using live performance, video and sound the award-winning Contact Young Company find out if he was right.

Wed 26 Jul

£13 (£7) / 0161 274 0600

Thu 27 Jul

£13 (£7) / 0161 274 0600

Fri 28 Jul

£13 (£7) / 0161 274 0600

Sat 29 Jul

£13 (£7) / 0161 274 0600

Contact Young Company Auditions

Weekly, Free. Ages 15 – 25. Next Auditions: 13 & 14 Sep, 6pm – 8pm.

Wed 13 Sep

0161 274 0600

Thu 14 Sep

0161 274 0600

Flare 17: Grand Applause

Over 15s - contains nudity. we are not selling this event - book through FLARE An extraordinary on-stage exhibition, re-fashioned as the opera Carmen, complete with real live chorus.

Wed 5 Jul

£12 (£8) / 0161 274 0600

James Wilton Dance: LEVIATHAN

Over 12s. PSD 16 May. Multi-award winning choreographer James Wilton re-imagines Herman Melville’s seminal novel, Moby Dick.

Tue 16 May

£15 (£10) / 0161 274 0600

Wed 17 May

£15 (£10) / 0161 274 0600

Level Up: Music Project (Summer

Weekly, Free. Ages 13 – 30. Tue, 6pm – 9pm, 30 May – 18 Jul. Audition Only *To apply for Level Up or for more info please contact sammalik@contactmcr.com

Tue 30 May

0161 274 0600

Tue 6 Jun

0161 274 0600

Tue 13 Jun

0161 274 0600

…and 5 more dates until 18 Jul

Media Drop (Summer

Weekly, Free. Ages 13 – 25. Mon, 6pm – 9pm, 8 May – 3 July. MCs, DJs, vocalists, poets and producers! Collaborate, build your skills, share tracks in person and online.

Mon 8 May

0161 274 0600

Mon 15 May

0161 274 0600

Mon 22 May

0161 274 0600

…and 6 more dates until 3 Jul

MIF17: FlexN Residency

Reggie ‘Regg Roc’ Gray directed one of the big hits of MIF15: FlexN Manchester, a thrilling transatlantic street dance collaboration featuring dancers from Greater Manchester and Reggie’s native New York. Two years on, we’re delighted that Reggie will be returning to the Festival for a residency at Contact, part of a…

Mon 5 Jun

0161 274 0600

Tue 6 Jun

0161 274 0600

Wed 7 Jun

0161 274 0600

…and 11 more dates until 11 Jul

Mixed Movement

Open stage event for dancers. Turn up and just watch, or join in. Email mixedmovement@contactmcr.com to take part

Wed 17 May

0161 274 0600

Monday Drop (Summer

Weekly, Free. Ages 13 –19. Mon, 6.30pm – 8.30pm, 15 May – 10 Jul. Drop in for drama skills and acting - no experience necc.

Mon 15 May

0161 274 0600

Mon 22 May

0161 274 0600

Mon 29 May

0161 274 0600

…and 6 more dates until 10 Jul

New International Encounter: We Come From Far Far Away

Over 10s. BSL Fri 2nd, 7pm. PSD after every 7pm show. Performed in a Mongolian Yurt, explores the stories of refugees. Using live music, storytelling, clowning, comedy, shadow puppetry & a small tent to tell a big story in an intimate way.

Peter McMaster: 27

Over 15s (contains nudity). Post-show talk Tue 20 Jun. As Peter McMaster and co-performer Nick Anderson reach 27 years of age, they unashamedly unpack their complex autobiographies to describe the strikingly visual and visceral poetics of getting older and change.

Tue 20 Jun

£13 (£7) / 0161 274 0600

Wed 21 Jun

£13 (£7) / 0161 274 0600

Prime Cut Productions: Scorch

Over 12s. Post-show discussion TBC. Inspired by recent court cases, the multi-award winning Scorch is a story of first love through the eyes of a gender-curious teen, and examines how the human story often gets lost amidst the headlines.

Tue 23 May

£11 (£6) / 0161 274 0600

Wed 24 May

£11 (£6) / 0161 274 0600

Thu 25 May

£11 (£6) / 0161 274 0600

Fri 26 May

£11 (£6) / 0161 274 0600

RAW [Rhythm and Words]

An open mic for poets, vocalists, and MCs, also featuring the Freestyle Pyramid Competition with quirky prizes.

Mon 22 May

0161 274 0600

Mon 26 Jun

0161 274 0600

Reckless Sleepers: Schrödinger

Over 14s. PSD Wed 24. In 1933 Erwin Schrödinger won the Nobel Prize for his contribution to Quantum Mechanics. He theorised a box in which a cat exists as living and dead at the same time.

Wed 24 May

£15 (£10) / 0161 274 0600

Thu 25 May

£15 (£10) / 0161 274 0600

Take Back: Our Bodies

Featuring a selection of brand new script-in-hand performances on the politics of the body. From gender, identity, sexuality & sexual health, to ableism, fat-shaming and reproductive rights.

Sat 6 May

£7 (£5) / 0161 274 0600

Thick Richard: Swear School

Over 18s. Post-show talk Thu 4 May. BSL performance TBC A fast-paced crash course in everything you wanted to know about bad language that school couldn’t teach you.

Wed 3 May

£11 (£6) / 0161 274 0600

Thu 4 May

£11 (£6) / 0161 274 0600

Fri 5 May

£11 (£6) / 0161 274 0600

Sat 6 May

£11 (£6) / 0161 274 0600

Turn

Over 12's. All the energy of this annual whirlwind of Northern dance condensed into just one night.

Fri 28 Apr

£9 (£5) / 0161 274 0600

Young Identity at 6

Weekly, Free. Ages 13 – 25. Every Tuesday. 6pm – 7pm (beginners). 7pm – 9pm (some experience).

Tue 2 May

£10 (£7) / 0161 274 0600

Tue 9 May

£10 (£7) / 0161 274 0600

Tue 16 May

£10 (£7) / 0161 274 0600

…and 10 more dates until 25 Jul

Young Identity: One Mic Stand

Over 12s. A night of poetry, music and visual art. Featuring an open slam and special guests.

Fri 9 Jun

£11 (£6) / 0161 274 0600

Young Identity (Summer

Weekly, Free. Ages 13 – 25. Every Tuesday. 6pm – 7pm (beginners). 7pm – 9pm (some experience).

Tue 2 May

0161 274 0600

Tue 9 May

0161 274 0600

Tue 16 May

0161 274 0600

…and 10 more dates until 25 Jul

Comments & ratings

Post a comment