mjf – Creative Tourist cultural calendar highlight in 2015

Earlier this week the New York Times named Manchester one of the top places visit in the world in 2015. Manchester was the only city to be chosen in the UK and was given 26th place above renowned destinations such as Rome and Miami Beach in Florida. The newspaper said that ‘A flurry of cultural …

Steve Mead’s mjf 2014 review

“A gloriously eclectic celebration of the current, vibrant, ever-widening jazz scene to devotees and newcomers alike.” – London Jazz News “The most important jazz festival to attend in the UK for forward looking jazz” – Su Williams, Southport Jazz mjf 2014 was broadly acknowledged by staff, audiences, artists and supporters as the most successful in …

mjf 2014 reflections

Wow, it has been just over a month since we opened the doors to manchester jazz festival 2014 and we are crunching the numbers, crossing the t’s and dotting the i’s on what was our biggest festival to date and looking like one of our busiest too! In my role as Festival Manager I get …