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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We launch our site-specific theatre season for 14/15

From a brand new immersive piece, to a unique presentation of a much loved classic, to The Guardian’s best play of 2013 – we reveal our new season. Book your tickets now.

Our season of site-specific theatre for 14/15 is now available to book
Victoria Baths 4. Photo credit Jon Parker Lee

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Introducing Our New Patrons

Alongside Danny Boyle, we reveal the other four patrons, who between them bring a wealth of visual art, performance, theatre and film expertise to our organisation.

Earlier this year, we revealed the first of our patrons – the Radcliffe- born film and theatre director, Danny Boyle. Now, we can release details of the other four patrons, who between them bring a wealth of visual art, performance, theatre and film expertise to the organisation.
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Ancoats

Tue 10 Jun 2014 - Sun 29 Jun 2014

We invite you to surrender to your own Ancoats experience. In this immersive, challenging and interactive journey, worlds collide and the past and present fuse until the real and imagined become indistinguishable.

We invite you to surrender to your own Ancoats experience. In this immersive, challenging and interactive journey, worlds collide and...
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Angel Meadow 1. Photo Credit Graeme Cooper

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HOME debut

Last weekend the BBC 6 Music Festival rolled into town, and as part of the fringe, Nadine Shah performed deep within the belly of the HOME building site to an audience of high-vis, hard hat clad builders.

Last weekend the BBC 6 Music Festival rolled into town, and as part of the fringe, Nadine Shah performed deep...
Nadine Shah and Mary Anne Hobbs. Photo credit Ben Williams

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Living the high-life

Your own office high in the sky with 360 degree views of the city – that’s what Tower Crane operator Craig Lavell enjoys everyday. We caught up with him to see what the view’s like from the top.

Your own office high in the sky with 360 degree views of the city - that's what Tower Crane operator...
Cranes on HOME site. Photo credit: Paul Greenwood

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In conversation with Danny Boyle

Danny Boyle speaks exclusively to Creative Tourist’s Susie Stubbs about art, the economy, being a patron of HOME and plain speaking.

Danny Boyle speaks exclusively to Creative Tourist's Susie Stubbs about art, the economy, being a patron of HOME and plain speaking.
Danny Boyle gets a bird's eye tour of the HOME site

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Fusing art and film: Cornerhouse (and HOME) Artist Film

The latest film from Cornerhouse Artist Film – Jamie Shovlin’s Rough Cut – may be newly released, but Kevin Bourke finds that there are already plans for more.

The latest film from Cornerhouse Artist Film – Jamie Shovlin’s Rough Cut – may be newly released, but Kevin Bourke finds that there are already plans for more.
Rough Cut Still 2 - Artist Jamie Shovlin