Guest Show & Tell: Manifest

This July, we are giving the Show & Tell reins to our friends at Manifest, an artist-led festival aiming to showcase the talent of North West contemporary artists. Discover the regional art scene with 10 artists making lightening presentations about their current projects, experiments or sources of inspiration. What better way to spend a leisurely Sunday afternoon?


  • Andy Brydon from Curated Place, a creative production company that delivers unique events in galleries, museums and venues.
  • Artist, Project manager, Graphic designer, Lecturer and academic Claire Tindale
  • Emerging visual artist Emily Rusby, who was selected by Castlefield Gallery for Launchpad 2015
  • Contemporary abstract painter Jenny Drinkwater
  • Interdisciplinary artist Jez Dolan , who is currently working with printmaking, photography, performance, installation and curating
  • MUTO, an Anglo French collective that explores experimental work, research and critical discourse.
  • Redeye, the leading organisation, for promoting and supporting photographic practice.
  • Redstartfilm , who specialise in producing online video content for the creative and educational sectors.
  • Artist and Curator Sarah Hill
  • Visual artist Susan Gunn, who recently won the Sovereign European Art Prize

Image Credit: Moving Classics – Call for Composers by Stephen C Nuttall