Every week Object Style will be bringing you a eclectic variety of nationwide events taking every weekend, in a city near you! We promise you'll never be sat twiddling your thumbs, racking your brains for what to do ever again!
Manchester International Festival, www.mif.co.uk
Now in it’s eighth year, Manchester International Festival returns with arguably it’s most diverse arts-led schedule yet! Showcasing at various iconic Manchester institutes, the 2015 festival highlights include ‘Wonder.land’ inspired by Lewis Caroll’s Alice In Wonderland with music by Damian Albarn, a one-off special gig from the legendary Bjork and street dance performances directed by Brooklyn-based choreographer Reggie ‘Regg Roc’ Gray. Look out for our full feature blog about MIF tomorrow.
Mersey Maritime, Liverpool, www.bluecoatdisplaycentre.com
Last chance to see the Mersey Maritime exhibition on it’s closing weekend at the Bluecoat Display Centre in Liverpool. The exhibition features a selection of designer makers whose works explore a maritime theme through a range of different media including metal, paper, rope, print, glass and ceramic. Eleanor Bolton’s rope inspired jewellery collection is a must see!
Amy, Nationwide, www.amyfilm.co.uk
Hitting cinema’s nationwide today, is the long awaited, bio-pic, ‘Amy’, directed by award-winning documentary maker Asif Kapadia. Throughout the 128 minute footage, we see archival footage of the talented singer’s turbulent lifestyle as she struggled to cope with the pressures of fame.
Unsigned London, London, www.unsigned-london.com
Make the most of this weekend’s glorious rays and head down to Shoreditch Park for Unsigned London. Over two full days, the music festival will bring together over 150 unknown and unsigned London performers ranging from jazz, reggae to electronic genres. Experience one of the most authentic live music events in the UK and maybe even discover the next major artist!
Health and Healing Festival, Leeds, www.healthhealingfestivals.co.uk
Set in the beautiful grounds of Westwood Hall, Leeds Health and Healing Festival will showcase over 80 stalls selling all-natural foods, herbal remedies, healing crystals and more. There will also be a series of free talks with holistic therapists as well yoga classes and health workshops.