Welcome to HOME's press office.

You can find a range of embeddable videos on HOME’s YouTube channel.

For interview requests and/or press enquiries, please email

Upcoming Press Nights/ Exhibition Previews: 

Thu 15 Feb – Wise Children, Birmingham Rep, HOME, Royal Lyceum Edinburgh, York Theatre Royal present Emma Rice’s ‘Blue Beard’

Wed 6 Mar – HOME presents Work It Out

Thu 16 May – Rifco Theatre Company, HOME and Watford Palace Theatre presents Frankie Goes To Bollywood

If you would like to attend any our press nights please contact Requests will be dealt with on a case by case basis. Plus ones will be allocated where capacity allows and cannot always be guaranteed, unless required to support an access need.

For more news and stories, visit our News & Blog section here.

Press Releases & Statements


HOME is delighted to announce a new season of stories for Theatre 2 – from Manchester and beyond

HOME announces full line up for !viva! 2023 

HOME is pleased to present three new exhibitions in our Gallery from Sat 18 Feb – Sun 4 Jun

 PUSH Festival returns for 7th year – celebrating North West creativity

Full cast announced for The Merchant of Venice (1936) 

Letter to Secretary of State for Transport from Cultural Leaders Group: Rail Transport Chaos in Greater Manchester and Impact on the Cultural Sector

HOME announces ground–breaking production of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice (1936), for Spring 2023 – starring Tracy–Ann Oberman


The Javaad Alipoor Company presents Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World

HOME is excited to announce Fieldnotes, a solo exhibition by artist, maker, educator and climate activist Brigitte Jurack.

Blockbuster exhibition The Art of Banksy announces opening at MediaCity Salford in association with HOME

Not Just Bollywood returns to HOME this Autumn – a new season of films and events focusing on the cinema of South India

Taiwan Films at HOME continue with the start of Flying Fighters of Taiwan – a film season of sword-wielding warriors and epic wuxia action

HOME announces Black History Month Programme 2022

HOME announces Theatre Season 22/23 

Intervention marks Independence Day of Ukraine – amplifying the voices of Ukrainian writers and artists

British Art Show 9 comes to Manchester this May

HOME announces new Executive Director and Deputy CEO

HOME announces First Street Festival 2022

Manchester Open Award Winners Announced

Cast announcement industry release: HOME X The House with Chicken Legs

HOME announce Spring/Summer 2022 Season

HOME launch new digital platform for online art, Homescreen

Black History Month at HOME programme revealed (images can be downloaded here)

New exhibition at HOME and Waterside challenges conventional representation of the female form through photography (images can be downloaded here)

Not Just Bollywood returns with a celebration of Irrfan Khan and a focus on Bengali cinema (images can be downloaded here)

The War of the Worlds at HOME – September 2021

HOME Announce Autumn Winter 2021 theatre season (images can be downloaded here)

HOME, Manchester Announce UK Solo Exhibition Debut by Internationally Renowned Artist: Cassils, “Human Measure” (images can be downloaded here)

Programme revealed for ¡Viva! Spanish & Latin American Festival 2021 (images can be downloaded here)

Lekan Lawal joins HOME as Associate Creative Director

Karol Kochanowski: patience.HEADSPACE.resilience

Submissions open this week for Manchester Open Exhibition 2022

Lineup announced for free events at HOME’s Homeground on First Street and across city centre on two Bruntwood Stages

New season at HOME celebrates the art of filmmaking on screen (images can be downloaded here)

HOME announce reopening on 17 May and first peek at exhibition and film programme (images can be downloaded here)

HOME launch purpose-built Manchester outdoor theatre for the Summer (images can be downloaded here)

World Premiere of The Earth Asleep to mark 10th anniversary of the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami

Experimental game Closed Hands to launch on March 5

Manchester City Council and HOME announce new major fund for freelancers working in the Arts and Culture sector

New report: Arts venue HOME had £26 million impact on Greater Manchester economy in 2019/20

Theatre not cancelled: HOME announce all November shows to be live streamed

HOME’s statement on the challenges currently facing the cinema industry

HOME launch campaign to highlight cost of empty seats to arts venues

HOME reopens with live music and sold out screenings – plus BFI London Film Festival announcement and ¡Viva! Returns!

Live theatre to return to HOME’s stage from October

HOME announces details of reopening weekend and September film programme

Manchester theatre expands international reach during lockdown

HOME and Future 20 present Last Place On Earth

HOME’s statement on the Government arts support package announced 5 July 2020

New Homemakers works available this week includes live performance from Mumbai and the first instalment of Stockport artist’s Wuhan story

HOME announce reopening date of 4th September

Our Plague Year weekly comic strip by illustrator Nick Burton, commissioned by HOME

First Homemakers works by Bryony Kimmings, Plaster Cast Theatre and Chris Thorpe & Yusra Warsama to go live on May 1

HOME makes arts and culture available to enjoy online during lockdown

HOME commissions Bryony Kimmings, Javaad Alipoor & others to create new work in isolation

HOME launches theatre podcast

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