The Great Indoors

Grown-ups didn’t have it all their own way at MIF07. A spectacular free event for children and families curated by Rachel Clare of Crying Out Loud, The Great Indoors attracted more than 10,000 people to Manchester Central over the course of a single weekend. Under-11s got creative in the kids-only kitchen, floated away on balloons, built a huge garden out of recycled materials and took in the wonders of the Insect Circus Museum, all in between performances from action painter Jon Hicks, poet John Hegley and theatre groups such as the fabulous Ockham’s Razor.

Commissioned and produced by Manchester International Festival.

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