Sophie Ablett and Klein Blue weave together spoken word and large-scale knitting to tell the personal journey of a family, the relatives left behind and how the past can be woven into the present. Part of Tsitsit Festival.
Ana Silvera will explore her Sephardi heritage through traditional ladino songs and original tunes as she follows her family’s journey from Portugal to Aleppo before finally arriving in Manchester. Part of Tsitsit Festival.
Carol Isaacs (AKA The Surreal McCoy) presents her animated graphic memoir of a Jewish family’s memories of their lost homeland and the little-known story of Iraqi Jews, accompanied by a soundtrack by 3yin.
Israel born singer-songwriter Noga Ritter and her trio bring their genre-blending music to Manchester for the first time, fusing Hebrew Jazz with global grooves for an electric and soulful musical experience.
Eclectic artist collective Sam Ranger, Tamara Micner and Emily Rose, accompanied by a troupe of colourful performers, give an adult twist to the Yiddish Pantomime tradition with their riotous, raucous and irreverent take on a pantomime classic.