Manchester International Festival has risen from upstart enterprise to one of the world’s most dynamic and respected arts festivals.

Expect high quality musical and theatrical performances as well as dance, art, film and food and drink events – in a variety of venues city-wide. Highlights include performances by New Order and Jane Horrocks.

Take your friends and relatives to the free kick-off event at Piccadilly Gardens. Throughout the festival, Albert Square will be supplying delicious street food, drink and entertainment.

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29 June to 16 July 2017


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How to get here

Nearest train station: Manchester Piccadilly 

Distance from the train station: 0.7 miles, 15 min walk 

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