A free festival featuring musicians, hip-hop artists and spoken word performers in coming to Wythenshawe Library tomorrow (Saturday March 17).
The This Vibrant Thing festival is taking place at two other libraries across Manchester – Longsight and North City in Harpurhey as well as Wythenshawe.
Bringing some of the UK’s most vital rising talents, artists including hip-hop collective, 8 Gold Rings, critically-acclaimed singer-songwriter, Mica Miller and acclaimed hip-hop explorer, Abnormal Sleepz will perform.
Staged as part of Creative Spaces, a cultural initiative of Manchester Libraries, in partnership with creative change makers, Platform Mcr, THIS VIBRANT THING will see libraries transformed through music, poetry, spoken word, installations, visual art and more, featuring a line-up of rising stars, renowned artists and local talent.
Hands-on experiences, including yoga and art workshops, will give audiences the chance to test both their physical and creative flexibility.
Dance, and music will combine to create a visually stunning piece art as the acclaimed Illuminate comes to Wythenshawe Library on Friday.
Following much-praised performances by Company Chameleon at Manchester Central Library in November, there will be special performances at three libraries this week.
The performance, on Friday Feb 2 is free, but booking is essential, bringing cutting-edge, contemporary dance to the heart of local communities, providing an extraordinary experience between the bookshelves and showcasing just what exciting and creative spaces libraries can be. Read More…