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Motionhouse: CHARGE

By on April 17, 2018

Electrifying Dance Circus SAT 9 JUNE, 9.30pm Free Event – Outdoors at MediaCityUK   This Summer, we’re delighted to present a one-night only exclusive outdoor performance with world class dance circus company Motionhouse. CHARGE is an exhilarating new multimedia show

2018 Past Project – Technology: Past and Future

By on March 22, 2018

DIGITAL ART EXHIBITION WITH ARTISTS FROM ALL OF GREATER MANCHESTER’S BOROUGHS Quays Culture hosted a Greater-Manchester wide art exhibition, in partnership with the University of Salford. Celebrating the breadth of digital talent across Greater Manchester, one artist representing each of the

£7M FUNDING GIVEN TO CULTURE AND SOCIAL IMPACT ORGANISATIONS ACROSS GREATER MANCHESTER

By on March 1, 2018

We are pleased to announce that Quays Culture are one of the 28 organisations that The Greater Manchester Combined Authority have announced are set to receive a share of £7 million investment over the next two years thanks to the

New Video Footage of Lightwaves Festival

By on October 24, 2017

  Did you enjoy Lightwaves 2016? See video footage of our previous years Light Festivals and then come down to our Free Lightwaves Festival 2017 from the 08th to 17th December 2017.

Winner: Darc Awards Best Light Art Scheme

By on September 18, 2017

It is always good to share exciting news. Our digital art commission HEART BEAT from Lightwaves16 just won an international DARC award. First exhibited at Salford Quays in December 2016, and since at Jerusalem Light Festival, it next goes to Sunderland Light Festival. HEART BEAT was a co-commission

Announcing: SHINE Artists

By on July 21, 2017

After shortlisting and interviews, we are delighted to announce that we will be presenting work from 4 emerging artists at Lightwaves 2017 through the SHINE Programme in collaboration with Light Night Leeds. Artists include: Brink Dance Company and Howl Creative

Unnatural Borders Art Competition

By on July 11, 2017

As part of Unnatural Borders in May, Quays Culture ran a Greater Manchester-wide art competition which saw groups from across the boroughs visit MediaCityUK to interpret the sculptures in their chosen medium. We saw some fantastic work produced, which went

Festival Visit: Greenwich & Docklands International Festival 2017

By on July 7, 2017

Our Programme Manager, Laura Broome, attended GDIF last week. With an exciting mix of outdoor theatre and events on offer, Laura gives us her highlights and some insight as to how these could work here at Salford Quays. 1) VR

SHINE Selection

By on June 23, 2017

Quays Culture’s Producer, Lucy Dusgate, gives us the run-down of her visit to Leeds for the SHINE Emerging Artist Programme interviews SHINE is an art commissioning programme in partnership with Light Night Leeds aimed at supporting emerging artists in creating

Drawing the Endangered

By on June 2, 2017

Greater Manchester groups get creative during Unnatural Borders During the run of Unnatural Borders, our latest exhibition at MediaCityUK, art groups from across Greater Manchester took part in a borough-wide competition, interpreting the sculptures in their medium of choice. We