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Martin Harris Centre Spring/Summer 2017 season now on sale

16 Jan 2017

A warm welcome to the spring/summer 2017 season at the Martin Harris Centre.

Martin Harris Centre new season launch
  • The season gets off to an exciting start at the Martin Harris Centre with Craig Ogden and Jacqui Dankworth, who join us in January as part of Craig Ogden’s Guitar Weekend
  • In February we host two brilliant new dramas; The Burnley Buggers’ Ball and Burnley’s Lesbian Liberator, which have been commissioned by LGBT History Month
  • Internationally renowned resident string quartet, the Quatuor Danel continues its twelfth season at the University, with an exciting and adventurous programme of chamber music
  • The popular Literature Live series, run in conjunction with the University’s Centre for New Writing, continues with an exciting line-up of authors, including an event with crime writer Val McDermid who returns to the Centre for an “in conversation” event with Professor of Creative Writing, Jeanette Winterson
  • The ever popular Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert Series continues with a wide-ranging programme of free Thursday lunchtime concerts, including a song recital with music alumnus and award-winning baritone, Marcus Farnsworth. The concerts are free, and you don’t need to book, you can just turn up.
  • We are thrilled to be hosting the opening production of the Drama Society’s “MIFTAs” (Manchester In-Fringe Theatre Awards), was it good for you?, which is written and directed by students at The University of Manchester.
  • Bringing the season to a close in July, we are privileged to once again host new work as part of the Flare International Festival of New Theatre

Tickets for the spring 2017 season are now on sale and can be purchased online via Quaytickets, in person or by calling the Martin Harris Centre Box Office during opening times.

These are just a few highlights, to see the full programme, download our brochure now:

We look forward to welcoming you to the Martin Harris Centre during the forthcoming season.

Mark Woolstencroft
Martin Harris Centre Manager