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Salon Perdu Spiegeltent

Secret Salon – gregarious goings on this Saturday!

The secret is nearly out! This Saturday 5 August (8.30-10pm) something extra special is happening in the Salon Perdu. We invite you to step into a world of gregarious goings-on… It’s a long time since Manchester experienced the magical surrounds of a 1920s Spiegeltent and who knows when it will be back? We’re giving this most quirky of …

Northern Monkey Brass Band at #mjf2017 by Graham Hardy

Free festival fun and gigs for £10 & under

See 26 bands for free – that’s even more than last year. This includes the 11 Jazz North northern line showcase gigs. Not surprisingly, nearly all the advance tickets for the showcase have now been snapped up – a few more per gig will be available On the Door (1st-come-1st-served), so get there early folks! You don’t need …

Irwin Mitchell mjf originals 2017 commission winner, Andy Stamatakis-Brown

Andy Stamatakis-Brown ‘Cottonopolis’ – Irwin Mitchell mjf originals

Andy Stamatakis-Brown, our Irwin Mitchell mjf originals commission winner, has a new blog! Read about his new work, ‘Cottonopolis’ which explores iconic aspects of Manchester’s colourful past, as the centre of the industrial revolution and as the heartbeat of the ‘Madchester’ dance music scene.  A 12-piece jazz ensemble will combine with the noise of mill machinery …