Manchester International Festival 2017


The world's first festival of original, new work and special events. Launched in 2007 as an artist-led festival presenting new works from across the spectrum of performing arts, visual arts and popular culture.

Manchester International Festival 2017

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Festival type: Multi-art, Performing arts, UK

Region: North West

About the festival


Manchester International Festival (MIF) is the world’s first festival of original, new work and special events.


The Festival is staged every two years in Manchester, UK - the next edition will take place from 29 June to 16 July 2017 at venues all over the city.


MIF launched in 2007 as an artist-led festival presenting new works from across the spectrum of performing arts, visual arts and popular culture.


The festival has commissioned, produced and presented world premieres by artists as diverse as Björk, Steve McQueen, Robert Wilson, Wayne McGregor, Maxine Peake, The xx, Zaha Hadid Architects, Damon Albarn, Punchdrunk, Elbow and Marina Abramovic, among many others.


It also works widely within communities around Manchester, originally with MIF Creative and now with a new initiative called My Festival.


Launched in November 2016, My Festival is a diverse network of creative people who are forging closer connections with MIF - taking part in public projects, connecting MIF to their communities, and joining the new programme of training activities, workshops and other special events.


Dates


Starts:Thursday 29 June 2017

Ends:Sunday 16 July 2017

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Blackfriars House
Parsonage
Manchester M3 2JA

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