Riz Ahmed brings a one-off special livestream performance to MIF on 19 December 2020, a companion piece to the live show which we're planning to present in Manchester next year. Continue to explore the Virtual Factory in our Virtual Factory - Show & Tell, Imagined Realities event on catch up on Twitch.
Spotlight On… Making Art Accessible
MIF Sounds: Artist Announcement
Introducing… Neville Gabie
Festival In My House… And Yours: Meet the Artists
Invisible Cities Reimagined
Get Behind the Scenes of MIF21
Exploring Imagined Realities
Capturing a Summer in East Salford
Black History Month & Beyond
Riz Ahmed to perform online edition of The Long Goodbye
Viewpoints is designed to encourage debate and insight into the themes and work featured in the festival. From interviews, articles to podcasts and immersive content, you can browse via watch, listen, immerse or read. Find out more about our latest online experience virtual-factory.co.uk
Thousands of people take part in each Manchester International Festival – as volunteers, as participants in shows, in skills development workshops and creative activities, or even as planners of their own micro-festival. Click through to find out more about our opportunities for Greater Manchester residents.
The Factory is a world-class cultural space currently being built in the heart of Manchester. Building on the success of MIF, it will commission and present the world’s most exciting artists, attracting up to 850,000 visitors a year. We've just launched Factory Futures, a scheme to help young people learn key skills through free work experience programmes, traineeships and paid internships.