2014 Events

Pop Up Performances (Dec 2014 – Jan 2015)

Levantes Dance Theatre

The Quays Culture Pop Up Performance programme returns with musicians, dancers and theatre makers creating unexpected spectacles and adding a little bit of magic to Christmas shoppers’ days out in The Lowry Outlet Mall.

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Aeolian Light (Dec 2014 – Jan 2015)


A Quays Culture commission in partnership with University of Salford, international artists Squidsoup create an immersive light-based installation responding the effects of the wind.

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Cinema Truck / Soldier’s Song (Oct 2014)

A pop-up cinema truck showcasing a specially curated programme of films from Northern film-makers, alongside a special performance of Quarantine’s Soldier Song, a pop-up karaoke booth, where the public can sing alongside active military service personnel.

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Honour (Aug 2014)

Photography Nathan Cox

A one-off multimedia spectacular for an audience of 5,000, commemorating the lives of those affected by World War 1, one hundred years after it began. Featuring dancers, choirs and digital artists performing on an unprecedented scale.

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Future City (March – April 2014)

Quays Culture - Chorus by Ray Lee

Digital artists from across the UK unite to give a glimpse into the future of digital art whilst celebrating our rich heritage.

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Phoebe Eustance – Pavilion After Giotto (Feb – March 2014)

Phoebe Eustance Pavilion After Giotto

Originally commissioned for the walled garden of Grimsthorpe Castle, and subverting the concepts of indoors and outdoors, ‘Pavilion After Giotto’ by artist Phoebe Eustance comes to the Open Centre at Media CityUK.

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Dave Evans – A Piece Of The Action (Jan 2014)

Dave Evans - A Piece Of The Action

Using every day materials, artist Dave Evans co-opts B-Movie aesthetics of papier mâché planetary landscapes in this artwork installed at MediaCityUK’s Open Centre.

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