Join us for our regular SMEET Up, where we will be bringing together the great minds of entrepreneurs and SME professionals in Greater Manchester in a relaxed atmosphere. Join us on the fourth wednesday of each month for one of the best networking events in Manchester.
A laser cutter utilises the harnessed power of light to burn through the material. Learn about the materials you can and can't cut on our machines, the workflow required and take away parts you have made! This series of workshops is intended to introduce new users to the fabrication technology available at the University's Maker Space. Users are then permitted to use the equipment independently with the assistance of technical staff only if required.
The 'Rewriting the North' event series explores the relationship between writing and place and celebrates how writers are reimagining the North of England. Speakers: Fiona Mozley and Andrew Michael Hurley.
A hands-on workshop with artists Ekua Bayunu (CIWA/Global Arts Manchester) and Lena Munday (Global Arts Manchester). Using the Goddess of Democracy statue created during the Tiananmen protests, we will create our own goddesses while discussing themes and ideas around democracy.
As ever, we’ve combined a stunning venue, with an opportunity to design, and create your very own bespoke jewellery piece. We’ll equip you with the tools, and expert guidance, to help turn jewellers wax, into knockout pieces. Drinks and jewellery design, what's not to love! No experience or skill-level required .. simply enjoy!
Help revive the Peterloo liberty cap as a symbol of freedom and democracy by making your own with professional artists Paul Fitzgerald and Eva Schlunke. These will then become part of a sea of raised liberty caps for a mass participation art event during the August 2019 Peterloo Bicentenary commemorations in Manchester.
The annual Northwest Zinefest (NWZF) is back for 2019! Organised by the team behind Salford Zine Library, NWZF brings together zine makers, artists and activists for a day of workshops, talks and stalls.
We are thrilled to welcome the local Didsbury Gin Team, of Dragons Den fame, to Atlas Bar. Chef Ross will create a bespoke three course dinner to pair with their gins and the Didsbury Team will talk all things Gin, Dragons Den and more.
Mental health affects 1 in 4 people, and is a subject we don't talk about enough - Design Recovery aims to be a safe space to talk openly (if they want to) about Mental Health. Everyone is welcome to join us for 7 incredible speakers all talking about their own personal experiences and learning's with Mental Health
Meet Ben, an 11 year old fed up with spending his Friday nights at Granny's. All she wants to do is play Scrabble and eat cabbage - not exactly his idea of fun! Hungry and bored Ben goes searching for something more edible in the kitchen and stumbles upon an old biscuit tin. The tin holds more than just digestives, however; it contains Granny's biggest secret... Ben's Granny is an international jewel thief, and she needs his help to pull off her biggest heist yet, stealing the crown jewels!
We can't let the magic birthday of our favourite magic wizard go by without celebrating, so we thought we'd host our very own party! Join us for our enchanting celebrations, where we'll be playing games, including the new Harry Potter Dobble, potion making and, of course, eating cake!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US....HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US....HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OVERDRAWN, HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US! Well, well, well... we are celebrating 3 YEARS OF CREATIVITY IN MANCHESTER with our VERY SPECIAL Birthday party in The Pilcrow Pub, and you are cordially invited to join us!