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Autumn 2014 season

08 Sep 2014

Welcome to the autumn 2014 season at the Martin Harris Centre

autumn season

As we head into autumn and the nights draw in, join us for some spectacular performances.

There’s something for everyone this season, with events spanning all genres: Classical Music; New Music; Drama; Literature; Dance and Film.

Autumn 2014 Season Highlights

  • Drama alumnus Rob Ward gets the autumn season underway with his award-winning play Away from Home (18-19 September)
  • Festival season is certainly upon us at the Centre! We are thrilled to be hosting events for some of the region’s most reputable festivals: the Manchester Literature Festival (6-19 October)and the Manchester Science Festival (23 October - 2 November). We are also delighted to be hosting many of the events for Sines & Squares Festival, a new music festival (25-26 October)
  • Our resident string quartet, the Quatuor Danel begins its tenth season at the University on 16 October. This season the quartet will enthral us with concerts featuring works by Shostakovich, Haydn, Brahms and Tchaikovsky, in addition to new works by leading composers
  • The autumn season includes a visit from the acclaimed performance poet John Hegley (4 October). John’s return to the Centre, which coincides with National Poetry Day 2014, will also feature an interactive poetry performance and workshop tailored for schoolchildren
  • In November we welcome Greg Dyke, chairman of the Football Association who will deliver the Jim Rose Lecture on ‘Tackling Discrimination: football, media and the pursuit of equality’
  • The ever popular Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert Seriescontinues with a varied and diverse programme. Lunchtime concerts take place on Thursdays and begin at 1.10pm. The concerts are free and there’s no need to book, so you can just turn up on the day and enjoy the music.

Tickets for the autumn 2014 season are now on sale and can be purchased by:

  • The Martin Harris Box Office 0161 275 8951 (2-4pm weekdays) 
  • Quaytickets