Just announced - Dream, a live, online performance set in a virtual mid summer forest. Register for our new training programme, Factory Futures: Broadcast & Film Production. Plus find out how you can get involved at MIF21 by joining our diverse community of volunteers.
Audio: Elizabeth Wainwright on her visually impaired theatre group
Four Manchester Artists Respond to The Long Goodbye
Who are Dream co-creators Marshmallow Laser Feast?
Dream is an online theatre and gaming experience like no other
Watch a new trailer for Riz Ahmed’s The Long Goodbye
Introducing… Javaad Alipoor
Introducing… Inua Ellams
Three Years From Now…
Under the Radar Festival 2021
The Flag I Fly For You
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
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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.