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Responding to a Rebel: Mark E. Smith Agent of Chaos

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IWM North

The Quays

Trafford Wharf Road

Manchester

M17 1TZ

United Kingdom

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In this exclusive performance, agent of chaos Mark E. Smith will respond to Britain’s original rebel artist Wyndham Lewis. The Fall’s formidable frontman will share his personal response to the work of one of the art world's most controversial figures whose ideas, opinions, and personality enticed and repelled in equal measure.

Set in the dramatic Daniel Libeskind designed IWM North, Mark E. Smith will lead a performance of speeches, poems and ramblings driven by roaring live percussion against a backdrop of large-scale projections from IWM's archive.

Doors open 8pm, performance starts 9pm.

Part of Wyndham Lewis: Life, Art, War, ​​an exhibition and events season about Britain's original rebel artist.

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Adults 18+

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

How to get to IWM North

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is constructing a new tram line through Trafford Park, which will include a new stop outside IWM North. Building this major new Metrolink line will involve temporary changes to traffic and footpaths in the area. Please check the TfGM website when planning your journey. Contact TfGM on 0161 244 1555 during office hours or email MetrolinkTPL@tfgm.com for more information.

IWM North is easily accessible by public transport from the City Centre or by car via the Manchester Outer Ring Road (M60). To make your visit greener, please consider using public transport. To plan your route, visit Traveline North-West.

Via Tram

IWM North is easily accessible via the tram. Metrolink offers fast, frequent and fully accessible transport to and from Manchester city centre. Take the Eccles line to MediaCityUK and walk across the footbridge to reach the museum.

Nearest bus routes

  • 250 Piccadilly Gardens to Trafford Centre. This service stops on Wharfside Way, Trafford Park. Alight at Village Circle and walk back to Elevator Road; continue on foot to IWM North on Trafford Wharf Road.
  • X50 Piccadilly Gardens to Trafford Centre. This service stops on Wharfside Way, Trafford Park. Alight at Village Circle and walk back to Elevator Road; continue on foot to IWM North on Trafford Wharf Road. This service runs approximately every 15 minutes. For more information please see the Stagecoach website.
  • 50 from East Didsbury via the City Centre and Salford Crescent to MediaCityUK. This service stops on the Salford side of The Quays by The Lowry. We are a short walk across the canal by footbridge.
  • For timetable enquiries, call 0161 228 7811. For more information on getting to IWM North by bus, download detailed directions or visit Transport for Greater Manchester.

Visiting IWM North by train

Visit National Rail Enquiries to plan your journey to central Manchester stations and continue by tram.

Visiting IWM North by car or coach

Leave the M60 at Junction 9 and join Parkway (A5081) towards Trafford Park. At the first island take the third exit onto Village Way; at the next island take the second exit onto Warren Bruce Road. Turn right at the T-junction onto Trafford Wharf Road. Alternatively, leave the M602 at Junction 3 and follow the signs.

Parking

Secure parking is available for 160 cars, including designated parking spaces for Blue Badge holders available on a first-come, first-served basis (charges apply). IWM is a charity and the income from car parking provides vital income for the museum, to allow us to continue to develop exhibitions and programmes. The following charges apply:

  • 0-4 hours £5.00
  • 4-6 hours £7.00
  • 6-8 hours £8.00
  • 8-12 hours £10.00
  • 12-24 hours £15.00

Can I exchange my tickets or get a refund?

No. You are unable to exchange or cancel your tickets once purchased.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Tickets will be checked on the door. Please bring a printed ticket or show your ticket on your smart phone on arrival.

Will food / drink be available?

A bar with a selection of drinks will be available.

Will there be anywhere I can store a bag/suitcase?

We regret that we are unable to store large items of luggage or suitcases and these are not permitted in the galleries. Lockers are available for smaller items but capacity is limited so please avoid where possible. Please note bag checks will be carried out on arrival.

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I’m a disabled visitor, can I bring a carer?

Yes, you can bring one free carer. You’ll need to select a free carer ticket when you make your booking.

Filming

Please note this event will be filmed.

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Date and Time

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IWM North

The Quays

Trafford Wharf Road

Manchester

M17 1TZ

United Kingdom

View Map

Refund Policy

No Refunds

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