Welcome to the MIF Press Office
Manchester International Festival has a dedicated Press & PR team who are on hand to supply press materials, arrange interview opportunities, review tickets, photopasses and answer enquiries.
If there is anything you can’t see or think you may like to know more about, drop us a line and we’ll be happy to help.
The Press & PR team are:
Ben McKnight, MIF Press and PR Director
+44(0)7716 778 850
Emma Robertson, MIF Press and PR Manager
Jamie-leigh Hargreaves, MIF Senior Press Officer
+44 (0)161 817 4542
Oscar Lister, Press Officer
+44 (0)161 470 0764
A limited number of press tickets are available for MIF19 on a show-by-show basis – please note that we do not issue general Festival passes. Please submit your requests – with full details of the media organisation you work for – as early as possible for consideration by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
A selection of press releases is posted below and available to download from our online media library. Please contact email@example.com to access the site.
High-res images and Assets
To access MIF’s online library, where you can download press releases and high-resolution images, or to request broadcast-quality footage, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also find a range of embeddable videos on MIF’s YouTube channel.
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Out of hours contact
If you need to contact the Press Office out of hours please contact Ben McKnight +44 (0)7716 778850
FULL LIST OF ARTISTS REVEALED FOR MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL 2019
MIF19 Headline Release FINAL
MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES TOURING PROGRAMME FOR 2019
PRESS RELEASE – International tours Made in Manchester
JANELLE MONÁE TO PERFORM ON OPENING NIGHT OF MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL IN 2019
MIF19 – Janelle Monáe to perform on the opening night of MIF19
YOKO ONO, IDRIS ELBA AND SKEPTA ANNOUNCED AS PART OF NEXT YEAR’S MIF PROGRAMME
MIF19 – First commissions announced
MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL AND THE WAREHOUSE PROJECT TO PRESENT ‘SPECIAL EDITION’
MIF X WHP Special Edition press release FINAL
HEINER GOEBBELS CREATES NEW LARGE-SCALE WORK
EXPLORING EUROPE AND THE 20TH CENTURY
EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENED AND WOULD HAPPEN – A TRAILBLAZER FOR THE FACTORY