What's on this week?

Published on 21 November 12

What’s On?


Whitworth Art Gallery

Building on Things: Images of Ruin and Renewal until 6 Jan 2013

Featuring works by Piranesi, Canaletto and Whistler alongside Tacita Dean, Patrick Caulfield and Anne Desmet.

Jane and Louise Wilson until Jan 2013

Featuring the world premiere of their new film The Toxic Camera alongside Atomgrad (Nature Abhors a Vacuum). 

Hockney to Hogarth: A Rake’s Progress until Feb 2013

Aisha Khalid: Larger Than Life until Jan 2013

Examining the relationship between hand and machine embroidery. 

Saturday 24th Nov

1 - 3pm, Alternative Camera Club, free

2.30pm, Poets and Players, free

Sunday 25th Nov

1.30 – 3.30pm, Colourful Sundays, Fun drop-in creative workshops. Free

Monday 26th Nov

12.30 - 11.30am or 11.30- 12.30pm, Toddlertastic, free (booking essential

Tuesday 27th Nov

11 – 12.30pm, Tuesday Talks (Jane and Loiuse Wilson) free

Wednesday 28th Nov

10.15 – 11.15am, Art Baby, free (booking essential)

2 2 5pm, Apocalypse Now: Thinking about Ruins and Radiation, free

Thursday 29th Nov

8.30 – 9.30am, Yoga, £3 (booking essential)

For more information visit theirwebsite or call 0161 275 7450 to book for an event.

The Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama

Friday 23rd Nov

1.10pm, Vaganza, free

5pm, Vaganza - Beat the Rush Hour Concert, £6/£4/£3

7.30pm, Vaganza - Evening concert, £7.50/£5/£3

Saturday 24th Nov

7.30pm, MUWO (Manchester University Wind Orchestra)

Thursday 29th Nov

1.10pm, Gweneth Ann Jeffers and Simon Lepper: Harawi

For more information, visit their website

Manchester Academy 1, 2 and 3

Friday 23rd Nov

Turbonegro - £13.50

Hundred Reasons + Hell is for Heroes + Cable - £15 (Sold Out)

Saturday 24th Nov

Boomin - £6

Monster Magnet + My Sleeping Karma - £17.50

Chris Moyles Live + Special Guests - £17.50

Sunday 25th Nov

Buckcherry - £15

Monday 26th Nov

Rodrigo Y Gabriela - £20

Wednesday 28th Nov          

Crystal Castles - £16

Thursday 29th Nov

Converge + Touche Amore + A Storm of Light + The Secret - £13

Buy tickets from the Students’ Union, Oxford Road, at easy Internet Café, 0871 2200260 or visit theirwebsite for more details

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre offers a great day out for all the family. Come and explore the planets using our model of the Solar System. Find answers to the wonders of the Universe, listen to the sounds of the Big Bang and discover what the scientists are researching ‘Live’ in our interactive Space Pavilion. The glass-walled café offers spectacular views of the iconic Lovell telescope and fantastic homemade cakes! 

Opening times


John Rylands Library (Deansgate)


Faces and Voices until 25th November

Fifty Years of a Clockwork Orange until 27th January

What the Dickens until 21st December

For more details, click here.


International Society

Saturday 24th Nov


Sunday 25th Nov


Manchester Museum

Breed: The British and Their Dogs, 

until April 2013

Building on Things: Images of Ruin and Renewal, until Jan 2013

Saturday 24th Nov

10 - 5pm, Wildlife Photography course

2 - 4pm, Urban Naturalist: Building Stones Scavenger

Sunday 25th Nov

10 - 4pm, Wildlife Photography Course

Tuesday 27th Nov

12.15 - 1.15pm and 1.45 - 2.45pm, Baby explorers, Sensory play for babies


For more information, click here


St Peter’s House Chaplaincy

Mondays 5 - 6pm 

Rush Hour Choir - Open to all staff and students, no singing experience necessary. £1.50 per session

Sunday, 11am Holy Communion

12.45pm Lunch (1st Sun)

Sunday, 6.30pm Evening Worship (term time only)

Wednesdays , 12.15pm Eucharist

Foyer open 10am – 5pm, weekdays

An area where students and staff can relax and meet friends. A tea/coffee machine is available.

Roman Catholic Chaplaincy, Avila House

Mass Times (term-time only)

Sunday, 7pm (Holy Name Church) next door to the Chaplaincy

Mon, Tues, Thurs and Friday, 5.30pm, Chaplaincy Chapel

Weds, 1.05pm, Chaplaincy Chapel

The Jewish Student Centre and Synagogue

Hillel House, Greenheys Lane, 0161 226 1139


Muslim Chaplaincy

South Campus Mosque, McDougall Centre

Jammaat (Group Prayer) Daily Juma Prayer Friday 1.15pm


North Campus Mosque

Basement of Joule Library, Sackville Street Building

Jammaat (Group Prayer) Daily Juma Prayer Friday 12.30pm

The role of Volunteer Muslim Chaplain is to provide pastoral support, guidance and a listening ear to Muslim staff and students.


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