What's on this week?

Published on 23 October 12

What’s On?


Whitworth Art Gallery

Friday 26th Oct

6.15pm, Movie nights: Whistle Down the Wind, £6 (free with student ID card)

Saturday 27th Oct

1-3pm, Alternative Camera Club, join photo artists for talks and discussions, free

Monday 29th Oct

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

Tuesday 30th Oct

11am – 12.30pm, Tuesday Talks (an insight into contemporary art practice) free

1-3pm, Tuesday - Friday, Writers' Skills, free

Wednesday 31st Oct

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

Thursday 1st 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

Saturday 27th Oct

6pm and 8pm, MANTIS, A weekend of electro accoustic concerts, £7.50/£5/£3

Sunday 28th Oct

6pm and 7.30pm, ENIGMA: The Life and Death of Alan turing, £7.50/£5/£3

Wednesday 31st Oct

7pm, Wednesday - Friday, The House that Stank of Death, by david Isaac (Lunch Monkeys - BBC3) and Peter Slater (Ideal - BBC3), £8/£5 (15+)

For more information, visit their website

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Saturday 27th Oct

7pm, Girls Night Out (under the stars), £12 (12+)

Manchester Academy 1, 2 and 3

Friday 26th Oct

Lacuna Coil - £15

Thingumabob & The Thingumajigs - £6

Saturday 27th Oct

Guns 2 Roses - £10

Sunday 28th Oct

Immortal Technique - £15

Damien Dempsey - £15

Monday 29th Oct

The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster - £12.50

Tuesday 30th Oct

Owl City - £16.50

Wednesday 31st Oct

Everytime I Die - £15

Two Gallants - £12.50

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

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 27th Oct

Alton Towers - Halloween Scarefest!

Sunday 28th Oct

North wales Castles visiting Conwy Castle and Penryth Castle

Visit their website for more details

Manchester Museum

Friday 26th Oct

10.30-11.30am and 11.30-12.30pm, Magic Carpets: cats and Dogs

Saturday 27th Oct

11am-3pm, Science Spectacular

10am-5pm, Growers' Gallery

11am-12pm, The Building of Manchester Science

2-4pm, Urban Naturalist: Clouds

2-4pm, Sheep, Socks and Wire Woolies

Sunday 28th Oct

10am-5pm, Growers Gallery

1.30 and 2.30pm, Polar: Explore

Monday 29th Oct

11am-4pm, Monday - Friday Half Term: Ancient Worlds

11am-4pm, Meteorite Day

Tuesday 30th Oct

11am-3pm, Brainstorm: Sight and Action

Wednesday 31st Oct

12.30-1.3-pm and 2.30-3.30pm, Mummifying Oranges

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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