In Spring 2015, a new purpose-built centre for international contemporary art, theatre, film and books will open its doors for the first time in Manchester, as part of the First Street North development. It will be called HOME.

From gallery to screen via café bar and bookshop, HOME will redefine the contemporary arts centre, creating a space where ideas, hopes and moments of wonder ricochet off walls and lodge themselves in the headspace of audiences old and new. Read more

Best of BE FESTIVAL

Number 1 First St

Fri 17 Oct 2014 - Sat 18 Oct 2014

Three highlights from this year’s BE (Birmingham European) Festival will be showcased together in an entertaining and eclectic evening of theatre, dance and performance.

Three highlights from this year’s BE (Birmingham European) Festival will be showcased together in an entertaining and eclectic evening of...
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BE Festival 2014 @ Birmingham Rep - Waiting by Mokhallad Rasem (c) Alex Brenner, please credit (_DSF4911)

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Poolside with our Assistant Director

As we gear up for the opening of Romeo & Juliet our Assistant Director George Want shares his experience of working on the show.

As we gear up for the opening of Romeo & Juliet our Assistant Director George Want shares his experience of working on the show.
Romeo & Juliet in rehearsals at Victoria Baths

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Directing Romeo & Juliet

Amidst an intense rehearsal schedule we catch up with Romeo & Juliet director Walter Meierjohann.

Amidst an intense rehearsal schedule we catch up with Romeo & Juliet director Walter Meierjohann.
Walter in rehearsals

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Free Summer Workshops

We’re running some fun, free creative workshops throughout August in Wythenshawe that will accompany our forthcoming production of Romeo and Juliet at Victoria Baths.

We're running some fun, free creative workshops throughout August in Wythenshawe that will accompany our forthcoming production of Romeo and Juliet at Victoria Baths.
Creative Workshops in Wythenshawe

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Calling all young theatre critics

Aged between 14-18 and studying at school, college or university? Fancy yourself as a writer or theatre critic? Then we’ve got a competition for you!

Aged between 14-18 and studying at school, college or university? Fancy yourself as a writer or theatre critic? Then we've got a competition for you!
Romeo & Juliet: Behind the scenes of the photoshoot 2

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Snapping in the baths

Take a peek behind the scenes of our Romeo & Juliet photoshoot at Victoria Baths. It was nice to catch up with Sara Vickers and Alex Felton, our leading lady and gent…

Take a peek behind the scenes of our Romeo & Juliet photoshoot at Victoria Baths.
Romeo & Juliet: Behind the scenes of the photoshoot