Term 1 Programme of Events

Running from September to December 2019

 

View the events programme for September to December: 

Additional events will be added continually so please check back for more details or join our mailing list.

 

Lucy Simpson is RAH! Festival Program Co-Ordinator in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at Manchester Met. Any questions about the program can be directed to: lucy.simpson@mmu.ac.uk

 

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“My Dear Mr Ruskin….” Friendship, Inspiration and Scandal

Date: Until Monday 1st June 2020

Included in House admission (£5 /£4)

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Ruskin in His Sudy at Brantwood. Credit: The Ruskin Museum, Coniston

 

IPM Research Seminar: High Street Special

Date: Thursday 5th September 2019

FREE

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The Nineteenth-Century Motorist in the North West

Date: Saturday 7th September 2019

£20/£10

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Credit: Goodwin’s Lutzmann Benz, 1896; Science and Industry Museum Archive, YMS 0197.2

 

In-work poverty: low pay, productivity and gender

Date: Monday 9th September 2019

FREE

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Prof Michelle Fine 'Critical PAR with youth under Siege'

Date: Wednesday 11th September 2019

FREE

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The Non-Transparency of Language

Date: Thursday 12th September 2019

FREE

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Day Course: Introduction to the Female Gothic

Date: Saturday 14th September 2019

£25/£20

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Curious Things: A Glimpse into the International Mail Art Archive of Michael Leigh and Hazel Jones

Date: 16th September 2019 – 3rd April 2020

FREE

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Beyond Babel at New Mills Festival: The Pearl Button

Date: Thursday 19th September 2019

FREE

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East Asian Perspectives

Date: Wednesday 25th September 2019

FREE

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Robot Stories and Copyright

Date: Wednesday 25th September 2019

FREE

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Forward Prizes for Poetry: Northern Preview

Date: Thursday 26th September 2019

FREE

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Rewriting the North: Jennifer Makumbi

Date: Friday 27th September 2019

FREE

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The Journey of a Book - Industry and Author Panel Event

Date: Saturday 28th September 2019

£10/£15

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Gothic Manchester Festival 2019

Date: 1st October - 1st November 2019

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Manchester Gothic Arts Group presents: Gothic Times

Date: 1st November

FREE

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Operation Jurassic: Collaborative Practice

Date: Wednesday 2nd October 2019

FREE

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Get Out Film Screening and Introduction

Date: Wednesday 9th October 2019

FREE

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Manchester Classical Association Presents: Assassin's Creed, Greece and Egypt

Date: Wednesday 9th October 2019

FREE

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Make Board Games Great Again

Date: Wednesday 9th October 2019

FREE

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Ruskin, Manchester and the Gothic

Date: Wednesday 9th October 2019

FREE

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The People’s Poetry Lectures: Sean Borodale on Sylvia Plath

Date:  Thursday 10th October 2019

£8/6

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INTERRUPTIONS: Foreign Investment

Date:  Thursday 10th October 2019

FREE

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The 2019 Anthony Burgess Lecture: Margaret Drabble

Date:  Thursday 10th October 2019

£8

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Manchester Literature Festival presents: Guy Garvey & Simon Armitage in Conversation

Date:  Sunday 13th October 2019

£20/£18

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Writing Manchester Gothic: An Audience with Tania Hershman and Rosie Garland

Date: Tuesday 15th October 2019

FREE

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Robert Beckford: Babylon Makes the Rules: The Colonial Complex in the Formation of Contemporary Black British Gospel Music in Post-War Britain

Date: Tuesday 15th October 2019

FREE

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Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots on film – allies or enemies?

Date: Wednesday 16th October 2019

FREE

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Why has a state of crisis become the EU norm?

Date: Wednesday 16th October 2019

FREE

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Alison Oram: Circling Around?

Date: Thursday 17th October 2019

FREE

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Gothic Games Jam

Date: Saturday 19th October 2019

FREE

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Meet Haunt Manchester

Date: Saturday 19th October 2019

FREE

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Rural Eerie

Date: Saturday 19th October 2019

£5

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The Portico Prize: Longlist Event

Date: Tuesday 22nd October 2019

£8.14

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AMBIT 1959-2019 Exhibition & Launch

Date: Thursday 24th October 2019

FREE

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Dimitrii Tolkavhev: Russia and Anti-LGBT Legalisation

Date: Thursday 24th October 2019

FREE

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Light Falls

Date: Thursday 24th October 2019

£7-£38.50

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An Evening of Folk Horror with Lucie McKnight Hardy & Andrew Michael Hurley

Date: Thursday 24th October 2019

£3

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Ian Humphreys, Alison Winch & Jennifer Lee Tsai

Date: Friday 25th October 2019

FREE

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Gothic Manchester Festival Conference - 'Gothic Times'

Date: Saturday 26th October 2019

£10

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The Witching Way Performance - The Gig Set

Date: Saturday 26th October 2019

FREE

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Writing Gothic Fiction - A Workshop for Young Writers

Date: Sunday 27th October 2019

FREE

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Ghostly Storytelling Day

Date: Sunday 27th October 2019

FREE

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Haunted Spaces at Ordsall Hall

Date: Tuesday 29th October 2019

£10

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Faking Gothic Furniture

Date: Tuesday 29th October 2019

FREE

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The importance of trauma informed support for people using substances

Date: Tuesday 29th October 2019

FREE

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Monster Mash: A Gothic Dance Spectacular

Date: Wednesday 30th October 2019

£12 (Family tickets available)

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Rewriting the North: Paul Evans & Anita Sethi

Date: Thursday 31st October 2019

FREE

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Haunt Manchester at Rochdale Town Hall - Talks

Date: Thursday 31st October 2019

FREE

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Haunt Manchester at Rochdale Town Hall - Tour

Date: Thursday 31st October 2019

£7

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Halloween Paranormal Study - In Search of the Anomalous 

Date: Thursday 31st October 2019

£10

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National Creative Writing Industry Day

Date: Friday 1st November 2019

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Halloween Horror Movie Night – Clive Barker Double Bill

Date: Friday 1st November 2019

FREE

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Gothic Manchester Walking Tour

Date: Saturday 2nd November 2019

£11.37

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Cities 2050: High Streets and Town Centres: Proposals for 2030 and Beyond : Exhibition

Date: Monday 4th November - Thursday 7th November

A connected symposium will take place on Thursday 7th November 2019. Find out more here.

FREE

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Image credit: Group 45 – Manchester School of Architecture

 

Cities 2050: Play Carbon City Zero!

Date: Tuesday 5th November 2019

FREE

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Cities 2050: ESRC Festival of Social Science

Date: Wednesday 6th November

FREE

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Refugee Tales: Viewing the Belgian Refugee Crisis of WW1 through the Lens of Contemporary Experience

Date: Thursday 7th November 2019

FREE

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The People’s Poetry Lectures: Jean Sprackland on Elizabeth Bishop

Date: Thursday 7th November 2019

£8/6 

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Cities 2050: High Streets and Town Centres: Proposals for 2030 and Beyond : Symposium

Date: Thursday 7th November 2019

A connected exhibition will run Monday 4th November - Thursday 7th November.

Find out more here

FREE

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Image credit: Group 45 – Manchester School of Architecture

The Lady Lies and the Lady Lies: Reading the Femme Fatale in 1970s Rock

Date: Thursday 7th November 2019

FREE

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Relationships in Recovery – How ‘you being you’ and me being me’ colours our connection

Date: Friday 8th November 2019

FREE

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Reimagining LGBTQI+ Wellbeing and Mental Health

Date: Friday 8th November 2019

FREE

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Mauerstadt 30: Stories From The Berlin Wall

Date: Saturday 9th November 2019

FREE

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For the People: the Democratisation of Modernist Design

Date: Saturday 9th November 2019

FREE

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Let the Artists In

Date: Saturday 9th November 2019

FREE

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‘The Shell Seekers’ by Su Blackwell, 2015. Photography by Yeshen Venema

 

Labelling ourselves? Fashion, gender and social identity

Date: Saturday 9th November 2019

FREE

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The People’s Poetry Lectures: Moira Egan on Marianne Moore

Date: Monday 11th November 2019 

£8/6 

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The limits of ‘Choice’? The utility of the reproductive justice framework in the Northern Ireland context

Date: Wednesday 13th November 2019

FREE

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Modern Playhouses: An architectural history of Britain’s ‘new theatres’’

Date: Wednesday 13th November 2019

FREE

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Ancient History and Modern Medicine: the Death of Alexander Revisited

Date: Wednesday 13th November 2019

FREE

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Prof. John Ó Maoilearca: ‘Philosophical Time-Travellers’

Date: Thursday 14th November 2019

FREE

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We'll Never Have Paris

Date: Thursday 14th November 2019

FREE

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Living Design: Symposium

Date: Thursday 14th November 2019

FREE

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Julian Hoffman - Irreplaceable

Date: Tuesday 19th November 2019

FREE

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Anna Hope (Expectation) and Lara Williams (Supper Club) with Naomi Booth

Date: Wednesday 20th November 2019

FREE

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The Dropouts Are Anticipating Future Economic Policy

Date: Wednesday 20th November 2019

FREE

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Concert: Conversations with the Anthony Burgess cassette archive

Date: Thursday 21st November 2019

£4

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Poetry Emergency ii: a northwest radical poetry festival

Date: Friday 22rd November - Saturday 23th November

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Macc Stories

Date: Saturday 23rd November 2019

£11

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Professor David Tyler Inaugural Lecture: The Circular Economy for Textiles: are we nearly there?

Date: Monday 25th November 2019

FREE

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Peterloo Descendants: The Film

Date: Tuesday 26th November 2019

FREE

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Reimagining the PhD: Showcasing A Collaborative Doctoral Award Between Manchester Met, RNCM, and the BBC Philharmonic

Date: Tuesday 26th November 2019

FREE

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Manchester Classical Association Presents: Prostheses in Antiquity: Everything You Never Knew You Wanted to Know

Date: Wednesday 27th November 2019

FREE

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Emotions, protest, democracy: Collective identities in contemporary Spain

Date: Wednesday 27th November 2019

FREE

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Young Criminal Lives: Experience, Practice and Reform in the North-West, c. 1854- c. 1914

Date: Wednesday 27th November 2019

FREE

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Rewriting the North: Blake Morrison & Helen Mort

Date: Thursday 28th November 2019

FREE

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Cinema Paradiso 2019

Date: Thursday 28th November 2019

£3

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Sam Johnson Memorial Lecture:  “South African Jews, Apartheid and Israel’

Date: Wednesday 4th December 2019

FREE

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Book Launch: Maxwell Street: Writing and Thinking Place by Tim Cresswell

Date: Thursday 6th December 2019

FREE

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Stonewall 50 years on: Gay Liberation and Lesbian Feminism in its European Context

Date: Friday 6th December 2019

FREE

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Download the PDF Programme here:

Stonewall PDF programme

 

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