From exhibitions and epic concerts, to dance, theatre, opera, visual arts and popular culture
MANCHESTER: From highest level of football to all kind of world class happenings. When it comes to culture this city has some major plans for the future. A world class cultural space being developed in the center of Manchester. The Factory is the new landmark building where the art of the future will be made.
With its vast size and uniquely flexible design The Factory will provide space for artists from across the world to make work of unprecedented ambition and scale and to do extraordinary things. The building is big enough to fit a passenger jet.
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The Factory Manchester will commission and present the world’s most exciting artists, attracting up to 850,000 visitors a year, from the UK and internationally. When open, it will present everything from major exhibitions and epic concerts, to intimate performances and immersive experiences, including dance, theatre, music, opera, visual arts, popular culture and innovative contemporary work incorporating the latest digital technologies.
Working with local, national and international co-producers, it will premiere major new work, before it travels globally.
Hub for culture. The Factory will play a key role in the life of the city and the people living here, bringing 1,500 full time jobs. The factory is due to open in 2021. Located in the St John’s neighbourhood next to the River Irwell, The Factory will also be at the heart of a city centre hub for culture, creativity and digital innovation. Manchester looks like a genuine city for more than two celebrated football clubs.