News archive 2016

First Relaxed Performance a festive success
21 December 2016
On Friday 16 December the Martin Harris Centre welcomed in excess of two hundred people to its first relaxed performance.

Appointment of Alumnus Robert Guy as Chorus Conductor
5 December 2016
The University of Manchester’s music department is delighted to announce the appointment of Robert Guy to Choral Conductor and Tutor in Choral Conducting.

Lord Morris of Manchester Memorial Lecture
1 December 2016
The Martin Harris Centre was proud to host the University's first ever public lecture on the rights and equality of disabled people.

Martin Harris Centre Supports The Christmas Dinner 2016
1 December 2016
A magical Christmas dinner for care leavers in Manchester.

Christmas Carol Sing-a-long Relaxed Performance
1 December 2016
The Martin Harris Centre is proud to announce its first Relaxed Performance as part of its campaign to be a more dementia-friendly and accessible arts venue.

National Poetry Day 2016
27 October 2016
On Friday 14 October the Martin Harris Centre celebrated National Poetry Day with acclaimed performance poet John Hegley.

Martin Harris Prize for Cultural Engagement and Social Responsibility
31 October 2016
Prize for significant contribution to Cultural Engagement and Social Responsibility

Sir Mark Elder CBE: Inaugural Lecture
26 September 2016
Honorary Professor and Music Director of The Hallé Sir Mark Elder CBE, will give his inaugural lecture at 3pm on Thursday 29 September.

Autumn 2016 season
31 August 2016
Welcome to the autumn 2016 season at the Martin Harris Centre. It promises to be an exhilarating season ahead, with a wide selection of events to suit all tastes.

Composition workshops for schools
18 March 2016
Our engagement work with schools and colleges across the region is very important to us.

Dementia Action Alliance
10 March 2016
Our first Dementia Friends session was run at the Martin Harris Centre on 9 March 2016.

Spring 2016 season
11 January 2016
A very warm welcome to the spring 2016 season at the Martin Harris Centre.

New Music North West Festival
5 January 2016
Join us for the New Music North West Festival in January 2016!

The Last Post to be played to mark Armistice Day
16 November 2016
At 11am on 11 November 2016, University of Manchester Music students will play The Last Post at The Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama.