What’s on > What’s on in January

New year, new us. And maybe a new you! Start 2019 right by checking out some of the fresh performance and art taking place at Push Festival 2019, or develop your career with one of the many Push workshops and discussions. The full line-up is announced on Fri 7 Dec.

In our gallery, we wave farewell to John Walter’s CAPSID and welcome Judith Barry’s Something in Mind – keep  your eyes peeled for more details!

Theatre: What’s on in January


Platform Manchester

Fri 25 Jan 2019
See the best Manchester choreographers showcase their hip-hop theatre work in Platform Manchester, celebrating the huge amount of...

Propel 2.0

Sat 26 Jan 2019
We're very excited to be hosting our very first Propel scratch night on the Theatre 1 stage, bringing...

Cinema: What’s on in January


Rumble Fish (18)

Starts Wed 2 Jan 2019 at 18.20
In this deeply personal tale of estrangement and reconciliation between two rebellious brothers, Francis Ford Coppola gives mythic...

Down By Law (15)

Starts Thu 3 Jan 2019 at 20.40
One of Jarmusch’s most beloved portraits of loners and misfits within the American landscape, Down By Law is...

Life Itself (15)

From Fri 4 Jan
Director and writer Dan Fogleman examines the perils and rewards of everyday life in a multigenerational saga featuring...


From Fri 4 Jan
At the age of 84, US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy...

Donkeyote (15)

Starts Fri 4 Jan 2019 at 18.10
A film about Manolo a man with a simple life in Spain and two loves: his animals, and...

About a War (CTBA)

Starts Tue 8 Jan 2019 at 18.20
This feature documentary presents compelling testimonies of ex-fighters from the Lebanese Civil War who volunteer a rare glimpse...

Waru (15)

Starts Wed 9 Jan 2019 at 18.10
Eight female Maori directors have each contributed a ten-minute vignette, presented as a continuous shot in real time,...

Colette (15)

From Fri 11 Jan
Wash Westmoreland (Still Alice) elicits a terrific performance from Knightley as the eponymous French novelist, whose provocative debut...

Rosa Luxemburg (PG)

Starts Thu 17 Jan 2019 at 17.50
Rosa Luxemburg is Margarethe von Trotta’s remarkable biopic of one of the most fascinating figures in modern European...

A New Leaf (U)

Starts Sun 20 Jan 2019 at 13.00
One of America’s greatest comic legends, Elaine May, made her debut as writer and director with the wonderful...

Vice (CTBA)

From Fri 25 Jan
Adam McKay (The Big Short) tells the story of Dick Cheney, the most powerful Vice President in history,...

Art: What’s on in January

Events: What’s on in January