Artists impression of The Factory building from across a river during the day

The Factory - press background information

The Factory is a new world-class cultural space currently being built in the heart of Manchester, UK. Inspired by the city’s unmatched history of innovation, it will be the year-round home of Manchester International Festival – a space for the world’s greatest artists and thinkers to make, explore and experiment, and for communities and individuals from Manchester and beyond to meet, exchange ideas and learn new skills.

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