HOME MANCHESTER - First Street Festival
By Steve Cooke
Following the success of Homeground 2021 it is great to see HOME presenting First Street Festival 2022, a five-week (weekends) event in Tony Wilson Place from 2nd June 2022.
The line-up includes Drag Performances curated by Donna Trump, live music from Juba do Leao and Yemi Bolatiwa, Yoga with Jenny Roche, DJ sets from DJ Paulette, Steve Varden, Mix-Stress, DJ NikNak and DJ Califace J, family friendly events hosted by Cheddar Gorgeous and performances from Young Identity and AMP (Accessible Music Productions).
All activities are FREE and open to the public and will take place on a stage in front of HOME).
Check out the full festival line up here: https://bit.ly/3PtOA5F
HOME will programme and deliver the opening weekend (the Queen’s Jubilee weekend) and work with four partner organisations to curate the following weekends.
The weekends are:
2 – 5 June (HOME Opening Weekend)
10 – 12 June – Programmed by Brighter Sound
17 – 19 June – Programmed by SM Music MGMT
24 – 26 June – Programmed by All Hands-on Deck
1 – 3 July – Programmed by The Untold Orchestra
Since HOME opened in 2015, 2.9 million have visited, to see thrilling theatre and dance shows, experience great independent films from across the world, and new art in the galleries.