Thu 4 July
Cathedral Gardens, Corporation Street, M4 3BG
No ticket required – please turn up on the day. webBreak webBreak Reserved places for this event have now sold out. webBreak webBreak Standing event.
suitable for all ages
- This event will take place in Cathedral Gardens, a public space in Manchester city centre, and aims to be accessible for all.
- We’ll be able to provide more specific access information for this event when our plans are more developed, and this will be published on the event page.
- We welcome specific access enquires. You can email us at email@example.com or call our dedicated access number on 0161 817 4547 to discuss these.
World Premiere, MIF19 Opening Event
BELLS FOR PEACE
invites the people of Manchester to gather together in Cathedral Gardens and send a message of peace to the world. Join thousands of diverse voices and a people’s orchestra of bells from home and abroad as the city rings and sings out for peace – and welcomes the world to Manchester.
Yoko Ono has been among the world’s most renowned and respected artists for more than 50 years. This new commission is the first major work she has created for the city of Manchester.
Further details of how you can be involved in this event will be coming soon. To be the first to hear, make sure you’re signed up to My Festival
Commissioned and produced by Manchester International Festival.
Photo Matthew Placek, Copyright Yoko Ono.