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MIF15 Supporters

Thank you to all our committed 2015 supporters below, without whom the Festival would not be possible. 

If you would like join them and be a part of our ambitious and innovative vision, please contact Rachel Green, Development Director on 0161 817 4516 / to learn how MIF builds meaningful relationships with sponsors and donors alike.

Official Partners


Public Sector Funders

Media Partners

       BBC The Guardian MEN Media

Official Providers

Trusts and Foundations


Additional Public Sector Funders

Gold Supporters

Silver Supporters

Corporate Members

5plus Architects Great Northern Warehouse Pinsent Masons
Addleshaw Goddard The Grove Seddon
Arup GVA Shoosmiths
Berg Hawkins\Brown Slater & Gordon
Boutinot Kuits Solicitors stephenson STUDIO
BuroHappold Engineering          Manchester School of Art, MMU          urbanbubble
DAC Beachcroft MC2 WHR Property Consultants
Deloitte OMI Architects  
Ferrious Panaz  

International Circle       Commissioning Circle      Patrons

Stavros Niarchos Foundation         Charles Asprey Tom & Jo Bloxham
(Founder) Ben Caldwell David & Julia Eventhall
  Tony & Jane Elliott Caroline Younger
  Stephen & Jane Sorrell  
  Richard Thomas (Founder)                    
  Martyn & Valerie Torevell  

MIF Creative Circle

Bill & Julie Holroyd


MIF Pioneers

Frances Anderson Richard Gahagan & Vanessa Jackson        John & Karla Robinson
Simon & Shalni Arora Chris & Gayle Hopkinson Raj & Reshma Ruia
Grant Berry Jonathan & Ann Joseph Andrew & Debra Sciama
Tracy Bosanko Jonathan Levy Andy Spinoza
Brian Boylan Jack Livingstone Paul & Juliet Stewart
Laura & Peter Carstensen John Maxwell Hobbs Roisin Timpson
Simon Carter & Derren Gilhooley      & Lauren Dyer Amazeen Nicky Unsworth
Nic & Jennifer Edmondson Jim & Joyce McNamara John Williams
Brendan Finucane & Fiona Horlick         Mary Moore  
Peter & Judy Folkman Alice Rawsthorn  



We would also like to thank all our MIF Members and those who have kindly donated online or given anonymously.

MIF News

Call out for dance participants

Call out for dance participants

MIF is on the hunt for talented, Greater Manchester-based dancers Press Coverage Press Coverage

Round-up of press coverage for the launch of

Box Office Christmas Opening Hours

Box Office Christmas Opening Hours

Bookings made by phone will not be available during certain times

Manchester International Festival's founding CEO & Artistic Director to leave after 2015 Event

Manchester International Festival's founding CEO & Artistic Director to leave after 2015 Event

Alex Poots, founding CEO and Artistic Director of Manchester International Festival, is to leave following next summer’s Festival.

MIF15 Press Coverage

MIF15 Press Coverage

Highlights from the initial MIF15 press coverage

MIF15 First Announcements

MIF15 First Announcements

Tree of Codes, The Tale of Mr Tumble and The Age of Starlight

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