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Age Guidance: 14+, under 16s to be accompanied by an adult aged 18+
Accessibility features available for this event: Wheelchair Access Assistive Hearing
The renowned Pakistani folk and Sufi singer makes her MIF debut.
Sanam Marvi’s a titan of Sufi music, revered throughout Pakistan and beyond. Singing in Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi and Saraiki, she offers a uniquely beautiful interpretation of Sufi poetry supported by an unbelievable vocal range.
Trained by her father, as well as classical music legends Abida Parveen and Ustaad Fateh Ali Khan, Sanam spent her childhood singing at festivals and shrines across Pakistan. In 2009, a breakout performance on national television turned her into an overnight sensation.
She’s since toured the globe, uniting millions of fans across cultural borders and generations in their love of Sufi music. A regular on Pakistan’s famed Coke Studio show, Sanam knows no bounds. Her music has reached Bollywood and earned her recognition from UNESCO and Pakistan’s highest civilian award.
Join us for Sanam’s first MIF performance, where she’ll be celebrating the rich culture and sound of Pakistan.
Image: Abdul Rauf (from lime studio)
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Accessible ticketing can be booked online and email for this event.
Please note for this event, wheelchair users should book via phone by calling our Access line on 0161 817 4531 (phone lines are open 10am to 5pm, Monday to Friday).
The event takes place in the Hall at Factory International. The full address of the venue is Factory International, Water Street, Manchester M3 4JQ.
We're a new purpose-built cultural space in the heart of Manchester. The entrance to our building is through double glass doors. There are automatic doors at both entrances.
Once inside, there is step-free access to all areas of the venue. You will arrive into the Social, a large public space where there are a range of seats (including those with arms), a bar and toilets (including accessible toilets and a Changing Places facility).
The bars in the Social and Hall Foyer have lowered accessible service points.
The Hall entrance is by lift, escalator or stairs from one side of the Social beside the brick arches.
There are accessible toilets on all public levels of the building.
Accessible toilets (a mixture of wheelchair accessible cubicles with right- or left-hand transfer as well as accessible ambulant cubicles with grab rails) are located in the brick arches in the Social, where there is also a Changing Places facility.
There are additional accessible toilets located in both Hall Foyers.
You do not need a key to use the accessible toilets at Factory International.
If you need to bring an assistance dog to this event, please contact email@example.com
We use Sennheiser Mobile Connect for assisted listening in the Hall. You can download the MobileConnect app to your own device and when you are in the venue, select the channel for your event from the channel list in the app. You will then be able to listen to the audio stream via your own headphones from your device.
Accessible ticketing can be booked online and via email and phone for this event.
Below is an overview of access booking information:
Online booking: How to book Access and PA Tickets
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone number: 0161 817 4531 (phone lines are open 10am to 5pm, Monday to Friday)
The building can be approached along Water Street (coming from Quay Street) or along Liverpool Road (coming from Deansgate or Castlefield).
The Water Street route is the quickest way to arrive at our City Square entrance.
Our closest stations are:
Salford Central station: 0.4 miles
Deansgate station and Deansgate-Castlefield tram: 0.6 miles
St Peter’s Square tram: 0.6 miles
Manchester Victoria station is approximately one mile from Factory International
Manchester Piccadilly station is approximately 1.3 miles from Factory International
Click on the links above to find detailed access information for each station.
Free bus services stop at all city-centre stations, and near to Factory International along Deansgate, Bridge St and Quay St. Buses on these free routes are wheelchair accessible. For full details of the free bus routes, please visit the TfGM website.
There is a car park approximately 0.6 miles from the event entrance at Water Street Car Park, New Elm Rd, Manchester, M3 4JH.
There is also a NCP car park (Manchester Spinningfields) approximately 0.5 miles away from the venue at Spinningfields, New Quay Street, Manchester, M3 3BE. It has 35 accessible bays.
There are a small number of Blue Badge spaces along Water St and Quay St. Otherwise head towards Liverpool Road, Great John St and Lower Byrom St – close to our neighbours, the Science and Industry Museum where there are a small number of additional Blue Badge spaces.
For a list of other parking bays available in the area, visit Manchester City Council website.
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