Free events at MCDC this Christmas

Experience a more relaxed festive experience this year inside one of Manchester’s original market buildings. There’s something for everyone with events, workshops, live music and crafts for the kids.

Sat 11th Nov, 10am-5.30pm, free
Family-friendly festive event

Kick off the festive season here at MCDC with fun activities, live music, mince pies and mulled wine. Find out more…

Thurs 23rd Nov, 6-8pm, free
Exhibition launch

Join us for the launch of our new exhibition, Kate Colin: The Art of the Fold, with drinks and live music from resident DJ Ailsa McLaggan of Living Room Dance Club. Find out more…

Fri 24th Nov – Sat 3rd Feb, Mon-Sat 10am-5.30pm & Sun 11am-5pm, free
Kate Colin: The Art of the Fold

Glaswegian designer-maker Kate Colin explores how colour, shadow and geometry interact in this folded paper installation. Find out more…


Tues 28th Nov, 1.30pm, free
Craft Unravelled

Join our curator for a short tour of our current exhibition, The Art of The Fold. Find out more…


Sat 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd, times vary, free
Live music

We’ve got festive live music for you to enjoy!

Sun 3rd, 17th & 24th Dec, 11am-5pm, free
Christmas Crafts

Mini-makers are invited to drop in to space2 and get creative with our Christmas craft activities.