Archives at Play


Archives at Play is an exhibition exploring our relationship with the past, and how this informs the way we make the future.  At a time when it is more important than ever to challenge inherited ideas about ecology, equality, and identity, this exhibition uses archival structures – the ways we hold and engage with the past – as a tool for questioning the worlds we find ourselves within. Read more

The Manchester Ear – Castlefield Soundwalk

22/03/2022 / 18.00

For Castlefield Gallery Associate Members only Artists Hayley Suviste and Ryan Woods will lead an evening sound walk exploring the … Read more

Dr Kai Syng Tan – How to Thrive in 2050? By Pushing Forward with ‘Adult Themes’.

03/05/2022 / 6:30pm

For Castlefield Gallery Associate Artists only What could/should the year 2050 look like? What changes can we as artists make … Read more

Exhibition Tour: Mantle

29/01/2022 / 2pm - 3pm

Join Castlefield Gallery Curator and Deputy Director Matthew Pendergast and artist Jocelyn McGregor for a tour of McGregor’s solo exhibition … Read more

Traversing Durt: A CYBERJUNK Student Placement Exhibition Tour & Talk

15/12/2021 / 1pm-1:30pm

Join Esme, Millie, and Simal for an informal walkthrough the CYBERJUNK exhibition where they will hold a discussion about the … Read more


01/03/2022 / 6.30

For Castlefield Gallery Associates members only Due to the recent updates in Arts Council England’s Project Grants programme and changes … Read more

John Powell-Jones, Primed Minister (2021). Courtesy Jules Lister

John Powell-Jones: CYBERJUNK late opening with live soundtrack

02/12/2021 / 6pm-8pm

Join us for a late opening of CYBERJUNK accompanied with live audio performances by John Powell-Jones and Lauren de Sá … Read more

Photo of gallery interior, in foreground a table with small sculptures and dinnerware. The image is coloured in pink tones

A Round of Toasts

14/12/2021 / 6.30

For Castlefield Gallery Associates members only For our end of year celebration we have invited Manchester artist Jackie Haynes to … Read more

Jocelyn McGregor: Mantle


Mantle: Exhibition Preview, Thursday 13 January / 6pm-8pm. Book a free ticket HERE  Mantle: Slow Saturday Preview, Saturday 15 January, 12noon-5:30pm. … Read more

Copyright logo draw in a brush stroke. coloured bright red on pale pink background

Demystifying Copyright with DACS

30/11/2021 / 18.30

For CG Associates members only Navigating copyright can be confusing, so it’s important to know your rights and understand how … Read more