Upcoming Events


Pen:Chant is a nomadic beast, and has been spotted at some of Manchester's finest cultural watering holes, including Three Minute Theatre, The Kings Arms, Islington Mill, Contact and Gullivers.


We're always on the lookout for exciting new venues and platforms to which we can bring our unique and eclectic programming style, so if you have a space, stage or tent that would benefit from some Pen:Chant energy, please get in touch!

Pen:Chant #22 feat. Feat. Rosy Carrick, Avital Raz, and the EDL!

Pen:Chant #22 feat. Feat. Rosy Carrick, Avital Raz, and the EDL!

Friday, 24th November 2017 9:00 PM

For this protest & revolution special, we’ll be presenting a special line-up of acts whose art is not a mirror, but a hammer – not reflecting but shaping (cheers Brecht!). And even if they don’t change the world tonight, they’ll certainly change yours. Watch this space for an incredible line-up...

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The Language of Dissent: Rosy Carrick Workshop

The Language of Dissent: Rosy Carrick Workshop

Saturday, 25th November 2017 4:00 PM

From the work of Russian revolutionary poet Vladimir Mayakovsky to our present-day political writers, join Rosy Carrick for a 2 hour creative writing workshop that explores the fascinating relationship between language and revolution.

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Pen:Chant #23 feat. Rosy Carrick, Testament and The EDL!

Pen:Chant #23 feat. Rosy Carrick, Testament and The EDL!

Saturday, 25th November 2017 9:00 PM

For this protest & revolution special, we’ll be presenting a special line-up of acts whose art is not a mirror, but a hammer – not reflecting but shaping (cheers Brecht!). And even if they don’t change the world tonight, they’ll certainly change yours. Watch this space for an incredible line-up!

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