The Manchester Repair Café is a free to use, drop in community event, run by volunteers and open to all. Visitors can attend once a month to learn from expert volunteers the skills to fix broken clothes, furniture, electronics, bikes and technology. There’s no need to book – just turn up on the day with your broken item. The event runs from 10am-12pm, and the last repair will be booked in at 11:30am.
Professor Kevin Anderson, Deputy-Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of Manchester, will give a public lecture which is hosted by the Campaign to Protect Rural England’s Northwest Regional Group
Join us as we hear from two of The University of Manchester's foremost experts on climate change discussing the challenges we face, the consequences if we don't rise to them and the surprising pioneers in international action. Put together, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's latest report and the commitments enshrined in the Paris Agreement create a scientifically informed agenda for change that demands more of the international community than has ever been countenanced in history.
Digital Matters: the earth behind the screen is a group exhibition exploring the relationship between the natural and the technological through artworks produced in Hong Kong and China. The participating artists attempt to interrogate the material foundations of our contemporary digital universe and its related socio-political and environmental concerns.