Full Programme, Brochure & Schedule Now Online
1 – 5 May 2008, Manchester UK
View now www.futuresonic.com
Includes our Digital Show (www.digitalshow.co.uk)
Visit the new festival website to view full programme and download the Festival Brochure and Festival Schedule.
You can download the Festival Brochure
Tickets selling fast, book now to avoid disappointment.
Urban Festival of Art, Music & Ideas
5 days and nights of live music, art premiers, exhibitions, club nights and events featuring a world-class programme of over 300 artists, musicians and mavericks in 30 venues and spaces across Manchester city centre.
Social Networking Unplugged
1 – 5 May (some exhibitions continue until 17 May)
The first major art exhibition worldwide on social networking will transform Manchester into the most sociable city on the planet. Featuring newly commissioned artworks in free exhibitions and happenings all over Manchester.
1 – 5 May
Venues across the city
The world-renowned music strand is proud to present Wu-Tang Clan’s The RZA as Bobby Digital and seminal art punk pioneers Wire. Just two of many acclaimed musicians and artists performing at this year’s festival.
The Social Technologies Summit
1 – 2 May (supporting events 30 April & 3 May)
At the heart of the festival, the Futuresonic Conference: The Social Technologies Summit brings together opinion formers, futurologists, artists, researchers, technologists and scientists to explore the latest upgrade affecting today’s digital culture. Plus hands-on workshops and supporting events including Dirt Party, Nokia Mash Reality, Future Culture, Leonardo Education Forum, Future Networks and the Freewear fashion show.
The Futuresonic Social & EVNTS
See website for details
Futuresonic 2008 also features The Futuresonic Social, a free festival space inside and outside Contact Theatre featuring live music performed all weekend, artists serving cakes and tea, a surround-sound cinema in a family caravan and more, and EVNTS, a festival-within-the-festival featuring 30 events city wide.
Festival Music Pass
Weekender Wristband : The Festival Music Pass: GBP 45
Gives access to key music and live events.
Delegate Pass: GBP 100 in advance
Gives access to Futuresonic Conference and live and music events.
Individual tickets also on sale.
All tickets subject to terms and capacity
Visit Ticket Info
Hotline: 0844 847 2431
FutureEverything, Arts Council England, Manchester City Council, Lancaster University, Imagination Lancaster, Institute of Advanced Studies, Piccadilly Partnership, Contact, Martin Stockley Associates, Lone Wolf, Toasted, Saville, Last.fm, City College Manchester, Art Attack, Cube.