Available now to watch on-demand, our summer of free performances and a talk by poets, musicians, a painter and a collector. 

We presented a summer of art including Manchester poets Mike Garry and Afshan D'souza-Lodhi. A studio tour with portrait artist Clae Eastgate who has been painting the UK's finest female poets, sound artist extraordinaire Vicky Clarke and an in-depth look at the artistic influences in Marvel Comic illustration from the 1970s and 80s by UK collector Stephen Josland.

Clae Eastgate

Portrait painter Clae takes us on a studio tour and painting tips.

Afshan d'souza Lodhi

Spoken word artist Afshan performed her live poetry

Mike Garry

Poet Mike performed live and answered questions

Vicky Clarke

Musician/sound artist Vicky performed her latest work, with visuals from Sean Clarke

Stephen Josland

Marvel Comic collector explains the artistic influences that shaped these popular comics and characters.