AD INFINITUM: NO KIDS
Apr
1
8:00 PM20:00

AD INFINITUM: NO KIDS

Should we have kids, or not?

George and Nir are a real-life same-sex couple trying to answer a question many of us face. Every consideration — adoption, surrogacy, co-parenting, the environmental impact of childbirth, the fears and anxieties, how the past affects parenting and much, much more — brings with it a succession of ethical challenges.

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#BeMoreMartyn
Jun
20
to Jun 22

#BeMoreMartyn

Hope Theatre Company asked eight of Martyn's closest friends and created a unique piece of verbatim theatre using their words. They give a remarkable insight into the life of an extraordinary young man, who transformed each and every one of them.

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'The Washing Up': Performances & Workshop
Mar
20
to Mar 21

'The Washing Up': Performances & Workshop

“The Washing Up is touring to Manchester! It is a performance created and performed by people in addiction recovery, and we would like to invite you to an accompanying workshop where we will investigate your stories and washing up experiences with the possibility of including them in our show.”

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Queering the Whitworth Tour
Feb
14
6:00 PM18:00

Queering the Whitworth Tour

To coincide with LGBT History Month, The Whitworth will be running a tour that will take in eleven works from our collection, stretching from Renaissance prints to contemporary wallpaper, some of which are currently on display in our exhibitions. Stories will be retold from ancient Rome, the effects on people implicated in the first public debate on homosexuality in the 1700’s, and remember forgotten artists that were once celebrated in their time.

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From Stonewall to Oldham Street: Jayne County - The First Transgender Rock Star
Feb
10
12:30 PM12:30

From Stonewall to Oldham Street: Jayne County - The First Transgender Rock Star

This short talk by Abigail Ward will highlight keys moments in Jayne County’s life, whilst celebrating her enormous influence on glam, punk and 80s pop. It will feature previously unheard interview clips and of photos of her time in Manchester, courtesy of guitarist Paul Wainwright.

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'Invisible Women' at Irish World Heritage Centre
Feb
9
3:00 PM15:00

'Invisible Women' at Irish World Heritage Centre

Join in for an extremely rare opportunity to view INVISIBLE WOMEN, a short documentary exploring the untold story of the North West’s LGBTQ past over the last 50 years through two women’s incredible journey of rebellion and activism. The screening will also be accompanied by a post-screening discussion, joined by the film's producer, Joe Ingham, and by Luchia and Angela themselves.

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