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Win tickets for Manchester International Festival

04 Jun 2015

Manchester International Festival (MIF) returns for another 18 extraordinary days from 2 to 19 July 2015 for the fifth edition of the world’s only biennial of new commissions and special events

Festival Square

As MIF15 Silver Supporters, the University has been allocated seven pairs of free tickets for our staff and you're invited to enter a prize draw to win a pair of tickets for one of the following events:

  • The Immortal/Requiem - Saturday, 4 July (7.30pm)
    The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street
    An oratorio exploring the human obsession with death
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  • Bjork - Sunday, 5 July (6pm)
    Castlefield Arena, Liverpool Road
    A spectacular one-off gig and Bjork’s first European show since the release of her acclaimed new album Vulnicura
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  • The Skriker - Wednesday, 8 July (7.30pm)
    Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann's Square
    Maxine Peake stars in an extraordinary drama combining ancient fairy story and portrait of a fractured England. These tickets offer a more immersive theatre experience: if you win them, you will be seated downstairs in the Royal Exchange at tables and will be asked to move (led by Maxine) a few times throughout the performance.
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  • Tree of Codes - Thursday, 9 July (8pm)
    Opera House, Quay Street
    A contemporary ballet inspired by Jonathan Safran Foer’s book
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  • Invisible Dot Cabaret - Saturday, 11 July (10pm)
    Pavilion Theatre, Festival Square, Albert Square
    A late night line-up from these celebrated jokers
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  • Arvo Part and Manchester Camerata - Sunday, 12 July (7.30pm)
    The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street
    A special evening of orchestral and choral works
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  • The Crocodile - Friday, 17 July (7.30pm)
    Pavilion Theatre, Festival Square, Albert Square
    A ferociously funny, eye-poppingly theatrical new play about art, animals and what happens when you try to take on the system from within (a Crocodile)
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Enter the draw

For the chance to attend one of these events for free, please email the following information to

  • Subject: MIF Tickets Draw
  • Name:
  • Work address:
  • Event (please select one only):

All entries must arrive by 5pm on Thursday, 11 June. The winners will be drawn at random from the entries for each event and notified during the week commencing Monday, 15 June.

Further information

You can find information about all Festival events at: