News archive 2014

FA chairman Greg Dyke tackles discrimination in football and the media
4 December 2014
During a public lecture at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama, the Football Association chairman Greg Dyke said the way to create a diverse workforce is to "tie it to the money".

MHC supports #LoveTheatreDay on 19 November 2014
19 November 2014
On Wednesday 19 November 2014, the Martin Harris Centre will join theatres across the UK and beyond and take part in the first-ever #LoveTheatre day on Twitter.

Ad Solem win First Prize in North Wales Choral Festival 2014
12 September 2014
Ad Solem, The University of Manchester Chamber Choir won first prize in the recent North Wales Choral Festival 2014 in the Mixed category.

National Poetry Day 2014 with John Hegley
6 November 2014
On Friday 3 October 2014, the Martin Harris Centre facilitated a poetry workshop with acclaimed performance poet John Hegley.

Black History Month Music Celebrations
6 November 2014
On Monday 20 October 2014, hundreds of children arrived at the Martin Harris Centre to participate in “Black History Month” music celebrations.

Autumn 2014 season
6 August 2014
As we head into autumn and the nights draw in, join us for some spectacular performances.

Annual Music Showcase
16 July 2014
Between 1-3 July 2014 the Martin Harris Centre opened its doors to 1500 children and young people who were participating in the “Annual Music Showcase”.

Lifesaving equipment installed at Martin Harris Centre
30 March 2014
Specialist first aid equipment, which can make the difference between life and death when someone goes in to cardiac arrest, has been installed in a cabinet at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama.

Music Society Schools’ Music Day
7 July 2014
The University of Manchester Music Society welcomed 90 school children from local primary schools to attend a music workshop and a lunchtime concert performed by music undergraduates.

Spring 2014 season
20 June 2014
We have some exceptional events lined up for you at the MHC this season.