Plant Fetish by Chanje Kunda

Performance artist Chanje Kunda was suffering with stress and anxiety when she first discovered that plants soothe the soul. She then learnt that some women in Mexico, fed up with men, were getting married to trees. Trees aren’t very talkative, but they are tall, do great things for the planet, and are renowned for their wood. Chanje was inspired and surrendered to this notion.

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mandla rae – as british as a watermelon

“My name is mandla. It means power. I gave it to myself.” Writer and performer mandla rae has a selective memory and is scrambling to piece together a life mostly forgotten in the name of survival. Through the exploration of mandla’s fragmented asylum and migration memories, as british as a watermelon asks questions about belonging, trauma and forgiveness.

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Family Vogue Ball by Darren Pritchard Dance

Four houses go head to head in an epic vogue ball for all the family. A performer from each house will catwalk, dance and lip sync to be crowned by you the audience, the ultimate house with our interactive event where the audience decides the winner.

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Ten Commandments by David Hoyle

Following smash-hits Diamond and Yule Be Sorry, David Hoyle returns to HOME with his Ten Commandments, combining captivating stage performance with lacerating social commentary.

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David Hoyle- Ten Commandments

One Woman by Cheryl Martin

In a heady mix of snatched music from punk to jazz, immersive projections from the banks of the Nile to the bottom of the sea, through a 360-degree soundscape that takes you deep into her mind, Cheryl Martin’s new show One Woman asks what it means to survive childhood trauma. Some sixty-five percent of us have been there, just like her: how does that affect us? What are the consequences?

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Black Gold Arts Festival

Black Gold Arts is a Manchester-based arts organisation working predominantly with working-class people of colour, the LGBTQ+ community and their allies. We aim to get often overlooked voices, stories and hidden histories seen and heard. We do this through film, dance, song, visual art, theatre or any other artist’s medium.

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