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

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Everyone’s falling in love with Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet is attracting brilliant reviews from both audiences and critics alike. Find out why many have fallen in love with it…

Romeo & Juliet is attracting brilliant reviews from both audiences and critics alike. Find out why many have fallen in love with it...
R and J Mercutio

Best of BE FESTIVAL

Number 1 First St

Fri 17 Oct 2014 - Sat 18 Oct 2014

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

Four 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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Tech week in the breathtaking baths

Actress Ruth Everett plays Lady Capulet in our sold-out production of Romeo & Juliet. She takes us behind the scenes during the all important tech week…

Actress Ruth Everett plays Lady Capulet in our sold-out production of Romeo & Juliet. She takes us behind the scenes during the all important tech week...
Vivctoria Baths

Insomnia

Number 1 First St

Thu 6 Nov 2014 - Fri 7 Nov 2014

Weaving strands of physical and musical storytelling, Insomnia leaves it up to you to decipher the actions and inventions, or simply enjoy the performers’ ongoing excuses to stay awake.

Weaving strands of physical and musical storytelling, Insomnia leaves it up to you to decipher the actions and inventions, or...
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Photo Simon Minett

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BE Here Now

Theatre tapas anyone? Take a look at what audiences have been saying about the Best of BE FESTIVAL productions…

Theatre tapas anyone? Take a look at what audiences have been saying about the Best of BE FESTIVAL productions...
Best of BE Festival Photo Alex Brenner

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Let’s Dance!

Kenrick “H20″ Sandy is the man behind some ambitious choreography for Romeo & Juliet – one thing you can be…

Kenrick “H20″ Sandy is the man behind some ambitious choreography for Romeo & Juliet – one thing you can be...
Romeo & Juliet