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New: #VirtualFactory a series of online artworks inspired by the architecture & the ambition of #TheFactoryMCR Coming soon: MIF21, 1-18 July 📍 Manchester, UK

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This #InternationalYouthDay2020 we want to give a big shout out to our MIF Young People's Forum - an incredible col… https://t.co/2UsDBXMKJXTonight our #SummerProm2020 event will have a #BSL #interpreter for the duration of the show. Please watch via… https://t.co/0sIeRjPueY
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalTomorrow 2pm: Christian Asare + @Split_Britches' @loloweaver are Artist Drop-in guest speakers! They'll be chatting… https://t.co/oFCy3q4hvh
8/12
2020
Our 2nd guest this Thursday on Artist Drop-in is @loloweaver, co-founder of @Split_Britches + professor at @QMULsedhttps://t.co/OKWWzlQuctOn Thursday, our 1st guest on Artist Drop-in is multi-disciplinary artist, Christian Asare from House of Noir! An o… https://t.co/5OgzyC3B7cSubmissions are now open for our project #capturingsummer2020 in partnership with @mifestival and lead by studio me… https://t.co/yIAaS2Psv1
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalWe show our support for the skilled freelancers marching in Manchester today, without them MIF could not happen.… https://t.co/mFubH9fYOw
8/11
2020
Our hosts for this week's Artist Drop-in are Christian Asare + co-founder of @Split_Britches, Lois Weaver 💃 They'll… https://t.co/KBpg1zAR48*applause* Phase 2 of CAN Do Creative is here.  We had great feedback from the artists taking part in Phase 1. So,… https://t.co/YWJtnHGDA7
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalTomorrow Speak Out workshops continue with award-winning writer Jeanette @Wintersonworld, empowering young people f… https://t.co/LBqPR6zww1For the love of poetry, visit the #poetryhealthservice at https://t.co/I7ztRlYBOi or text POETRY to 07401 257 351 t… https://t.co/9hfe4Am0C3
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalWe are thrilled to welcome venue friends @elbow back as part of @passportgigs a series of one-off gigs supporting i… https://t.co/x3FTPcpkkt
Retweeted by Manchester International Festival#speakout The heart of speechmaking is on next week with Jeanette @Wintersonworld joining us for a Q&A is… https://t.co/dLyJLMmubM
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8/10
2020
Some excellent news for the end of the week - congrats to @NMHIBUIsHere👌 https://t.co/28UfJm2OX4We are so excited to announce the appointment of @NMHIBUIsHere as our new Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executi… https://t.co/WPedN3iwy3
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalVery proud to welcome the young people’s development group to HideOut today! From branding to staff interviews, the… https://t.co/CmvMT20AqG
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalCheck this out @louisethepoet @FireWithinWigan - last day tomorrow - the 🔥 within! https://t.co/r2v8fhLAMPMUSICIANS & ARTISTS >>> We want to hear your performance + collaboration ideas for Fat Out Fest 2020 ✨ Application… https://t.co/MincEL4Ga4
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalCalling all school/college students! Next week @StreamGM @HeadstockUK @OneSpaceTo host #SummerProm2020 to raise awa… https://t.co/wTxcDypeWQSo happy next week we move our youth projects back to the new @ContactMcr building! First up, 2 x #FutureFires shor… https://t.co/w3qrPT47dk
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalEntirely coincidental of course, but @Mr_Szabo from @manc_collective joined us for last week's artist drop-in, and… https://t.co/2AQzjMSpkcWe're excited to team up with @MIFestival for #Capturingsummer2020, a portrait of #EastSalford in the right-now of… https://t.co/t2buoLIP0I
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8/7
2020
In case you missed it, you can now watch @PhilipGlass's performance of “Closing”, composed for #TaoOfGlass which de… https://t.co/wPWxTiatyG
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalStarting soon! Follow the link for our Zoom Artist Drop-in with David K.S. Tse @dtks888 + Linda Brogan… https://t.co/MONd1xA01ePresented by @OldhamColiseum in partnership with @HOME_mcr, Poetry Health Service is a brand-new online literary c… https://t.co/r8W6gWSMRn
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalToday 2pm: join actor/theatremaker/activist David K.S. Tse @dtks888 + playwright Linda Brogan @ExcavatingReno at ou… https://t.co/3va8pFJmgF
8/6
2020
Do you use the Fallowfield Loop? We want your ideas to help make it better and safer to encourage more people to u… https://t.co/UZrHYcPiPA
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalThe Manchester Caribbean Carnival will be hosted online on 8 & 9 August, so join the live stream and enjoy DJ sets,… https://t.co/o2ygO27JUc
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalTomorrow 2pm: actor/theatremaker/activist David K.S. Tse @dtks888 + playwright Linda Brogan @ExcavatingReno host ou… https://t.co/xkE9f95xr7Cultural Recovery Fund @ace_national - opens Monday, but register first - info here 👇👇👇👇👇 https://t.co/J5wXcqvevXGM LGBTQ+ Arts + Culture Network + @ace_north are hosting a free Project Grants advice session for LGBTQ+ creatives… https://t.co/7sBTz3x2es
Retweeted by Manchester International Festival“Dance became a 3D art form to me” – dance artist Chisato Minamimura (@CMinamimura) talks to The Stage about perfor… https://t.co/iXOHkuGsrM
Retweeted by Manchester International Festivalgreat to walk the walk @mcrartgallery in advance of our reopening in a few weeks @ManCityCouncil https://t.co/jHok3FMsWQ
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalApplications for Culture Recovery Fund: Grants open on Mon 10 August @DCMS and @hmtreasury are making £500 million… https://t.co/7awQ5CuFnV
Retweeted by Manchester International Festival🎶🎨🎭 Discover a new digital platform housing @UoMSALC's wide-ranging arts & cultural activities. Via SALC: Connect,… https://t.co/pkLLlYXK06
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8/5
2020
Our 2nd host at Thursday's Artist Drop-in is playwright Linda Brogan @ExcavatingReno! Recent work focused on The Re… https://t.co/Bcpc712bvEOur 1st guest at this week's Artist Drop-in is David K.S. Tse @dtks888! Founder & ex-AD of @yellowearthuk +… https://t.co/O4tvWb7G5g2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the horrific atomic bombings on Japan. Join deaf Japanese artist Chisato Minam… https://t.co/3qPLJNXJfA
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalThis Thursday, join our Artist Drop-in hosted by David K.S. Tse @dtks888 & Linda Brogan @ExcavatingReno! Learn abou… https://t.co/23c2qQy8ULICYMI: Applications are open for Headlong Origins 2020-21! We welcome applications in whatever way is best for you… https://t.co/136wjwWa5o
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalWe are delighted to announce Abdul Shayek as the new Artistic Director and Joint CEO of Tara Arts. Abdul will take… https://t.co/NIFyeGnNGw
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalJennifer Gilbert is one 16 artists and creative practitioners we selected to create #RemoteResidencies from their h… https://t.co/8sBfxlnAUJ#LETTHEMUSICPLAY Today we stand with the whole music industry in solidarity with the people that make events in GMV… https://t.co/Pvd2Gk4EGr
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalAs the Government launches its Culture Recovery Fund, @HENLEYDARREN sets out what it means for the arts and culture… https://t.co/gBFt32cccf
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalIn 2017 we were honoured to present the world symphonic performance premiere of Last and First Men at #MIF17 with a… https://t.co/XnfhzOUBTkToday's the day! Doors open in 2 hours and we couldn't be happier. https://t.co/B7gwOKAMzb
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8/4
2020
A reminder that applications for this opportunity close in two weeks. More details in the thread below. https://t.co/6VX0BDYNEp
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalWe're deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Tony Morris. A great anchor for Granada Report, he will be much… https://t.co/y1JZTnxflxLooking forward to this! Art21 will screen a segment of their new documentary on the piece. https://t.co/FyKseUSBRV
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalMiss out on our Q&A with @mollysoda last week? Make sure to check it out, along with her tour of the… https://t.co/A2R5nz0aDb
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalGreat new funding scheme @SilentUproarPro to support Northern writers - details here 👇👇👇👇👇 https://t.co/bG6XCvEfkE
8/3
2020
“I think we all present a character online ... It’s a very human impulse to want to do that”—@mollysoda speaking to… https://t.co/nYKwGHFqTwWhat Easter eggs will you find in @laturboavedon + @FN_TeamCre8's #FortniteCreative map? Share your discoveries wit… https://t.co/5xGEXIbq03Join theatremakers David KS Tse @dtks888 + Linda Brogan @ExcavatingReno next Thurs at our weekly Artist Drop-in for… https://t.co/1aqKpIeHGpSCRIPT CALL OUT! #LGBTQ+ Theatre company @G_C_Theatre are looking for submissions for their third #QueerAllAboutIthttps://t.co/mejwbDXVPMSpreading a bit of positivity via my cultural highlights for this week: @mollysoda @MIFestival @SODAmcr| @Beyoncehttps://t.co/LJaLvnamMH
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8/2
2020
“I’m really not, in any way more than anyone else is, playing a character online”—@mollysoda interviewed by podcast… https://t.co/usjRiFTwCBExplore our island in @FNCreate with @laturboavedon + @mollysoda on our Twitch channel 👾 Or share your own playthro… https://t.co/sbHvKfgIlWGlorious, unforgettable moments @philipglass @openspacer #taoofglass #MIF19 🎹🎶 https://t.co/2eDPpMI1ck
8/1
2020
"The internet is a tool for real life." Let internet artist @mollysoda guide you through the dancefloors of our… https://t.co/pojWXv9TpC1/2 We joined @MIFestival’s Young People’s Forum #AConversationForChange & listened to them speak passionately, el… https://t.co/tFHg9gggE2
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalCosy corners and emotive words Throughout lockdown @mcrstreetpoem have continued to connect & create through their… https://t.co/rcEqU3MCO0
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalAfter yesterday’s new measures, we’d like to reassure you that we are still able to open for our first day back tom… https://t.co/fySrSoQCqn
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalFree tickets available now. 🙌🎟️ Book your tickets and find everything you need to plan your visit here:… https://t.co/ewCUL6VBLr
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalWe'd like to wish #EidMubarak to everyone celebrating today!
7/31
2020
What an event! A Conversation for change. So proud to be an extremly small part of getting this event together with… https://t.co/VZhj5vIqtN
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalStarting soon! Join our classical music Artist Drop-in with composer @ruohuang + @Mr_Szabo from @manc_collective he… https://t.co/tg8iitvOLFNow that we can see for sure that govt recovery funds are still not ringfencing support and funding for freelancers… https://t.co/hK0HE3pdpH
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalToday at 2pm: composer @ruohuang + @Mr_Szabo from @manc_collective host our Artist Drop-in on Zoom 🎼 Join the conve… https://t.co/Gspd4u2qGm#TheFactoryMCR may still be under construction @ManCityCouncil @Laing_ORourke @ace_national @ace_thenorth, but it’s… https://t.co/jbizbH4JMLLooking forward to chatting with the @MIFestival team and @ruohuang today at 2pm - all welcome to join us with ques… https://t.co/F5eBMdAofY
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalWhilst we may be closed there's still plenty going on - check out food, music, textile, school and Cheetham festiva… https://t.co/mSvfrsDe1B
Retweeted by Manchester International Festival📺Stoller Broadcasts are coming.... We'll be dropping our first new music performance this Friday...recorded before… https://t.co/04LLDf3flg
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalSonia Sharma is a multi-talented artist who lives in Manchester. We want to share some of her life story.… https://t.co/M04LKtYeUZ
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7/30
2020
Thank you to @mollysoda + @SODAmcr for their inspiring Q+A session today ✨ You can catch Molly Soda's tour of our… https://t.co/FeqO3ukenJOur 2nd guest is @ruohuang, a composer & conductor influenced by everything from Chinese folk music to jazz. For MI… https://t.co/Lr8Z8CTLWiOur 1st guest @Mr_Szabo began @manc_collective in 2016, a string ensemble found in warehouses & concert halls alike… https://t.co/HQujxHCLnRTomorrow 2pm: join two trailblazers in the world of classical music, @Mr_Szabo from @manc_collective + @ruohuang, f… https://t.co/JAKIDoojEQ2/2 A proportion of ticket sales will be donated to @RefugeCharity charity – find out more and book tickets here: https://t.co/gLcPpPlOt8The brilliant @Bjork, a two-time MIF artist and longtime Festival friend, is live-streaming a special series of gig… https://t.co/cd07n88PCWAs part of @OElectricdreams party-skillers @nigheandlouise + @louiseandnigel are performing Ethel Cotton's… https://t.co/BzblHJvP3s🎉We are delighted to announce that today we are launching a new round of commissioning!🎉 Disabled artists and compa… https://t.co/k3dYUqy6u2
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalTomorrow 2pm: our pals at @mifestival present an Artist Drop-in classical music special, hosted by @Mr_Szabo from… https://t.co/rG71jo0bs7
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalThe events industry is massively important, supporting jobs, contributing to the economy, as well as bringing joy a… https://t.co/jes3Lk3yNyReally looking forward to talking to the team at @SODAmcr @ManMetUni about @mollysoda‘s twitch tour of… https://t.co/Hz2krw5oQv
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalJoin us!!!! It's 8am LOL :P https://t.co/t64ubYCTKs
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalHead to our @Twitch now to watch: https://t.co/JOJpdfwLyUArtist @mollysoda is about to begin her tour of 'Your Progress Will Be Saved' #VirtualFactory There is still time… https://t.co/FtlnUZWkGDThe reopening of Manchester’s cultural venues. https://t.co/oII8s3XYRb via @MancLibraries
Retweeted by Manchester International Festival⭐️ Finally, we know that freelance workers in the sector, from technicians to producers, have also suffered. We’re… https://t.co/mLB12Tg2bq
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalNEWS: We're bringing back Developing Your Creative Practice, #DYCP in the Autumn! We'll invest in creatives steppin… https://t.co/P8jrrI9O8O
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalFunding news from @ace_national 👇👇👇👇👇 https://t.co/dy19sFnQT2Great work from our fab colleagues @MancLibraries and #MLF19 poet @Hafsah_A_Bashir to celebrate… https://t.co/2Uw3oCwVfG
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalThere's so many great opportunities for playwrights with deadlines coming up I'm taking to twitter to tell you abou… https://t.co/7gS0usvLFV
Retweeted by Manchester International FestivalWhat do you ask an artist who lives on the internet? @mollysoda is here to answer at 2pm BST following the tour o… https://t.co/LtUn18DI32TODAY | Join us for a unique tour of Your Progress Will Be Saved by @laturboavedon with @mollysoda on our @Twitch c… https://t.co/ygd00bNwN0Tomorrow 2pm: our friends at @mifestival present an Artist Drop-in classical music special, hosted by @Mr_Szabo fro… https://t.co/LDbcsfBDdd
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7/29
2020
Denise Johnson is a Manchester legend, who brought passion and joy to everything she did. A loss to music, to this… https://t.co/OiiIrY4gh8
7/28
2020
An artist all too familiar with internet culture, cyber-feminism and online worlds, the amazing @mollysoda will be… https://t.co/8eHgvqpH7l"Gaming platforms are fast becoming one of the main mediums for creative expression...legitimate canvasses where pl… https://t.co/HVIVinT4ng
7/26
2020

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