Hazard 2016

Incidental intervention
and sited performance.

Presented by Word of Warning

Saturday 9 July 2016, 12noon-5pm. Free

Incidental intervention and sited performance…
Cheeky, thought-provoking sprees of eccentricity…

Now that it’s over, read QuietManDave’s review; Hazard 2016 was previewed by Manchester Evening News + one of Creative Tourist’s unmissable events.

Venue + Booking Details

Date: Saturday 9 July, 12noon-5pm
Venue: within St Ann’s Square, Manchester, M2 7LF and surrounding streets.
Tickets: FREE/unticketed, turn up and discover activity around the square.
Tel (on the day): 07581 299 439 (leave a message + we’ll get back to you)

Artists (subject to change)

Aidan Strudwick | Alex Bradley + Bill Leslie | Ali Wilson + Jessica Gibson | Dominique Baron-Bonarjee | Elena Koukoli + Andreas Papapetrou | Full Circle Arts + Playfuel | Instant Dissidence | Jin Bells | Nathaniel Mason | Output Arts | Sexcentenary | There There | un-earthed collective | Vivian Chinasa Ezugha

Please note: due to illness, Charlotte CHW no longer appears.

Call for participants: Dominique Baron-Bonarjee’s Collapse Manchester is looking for brightly coloured slow-mobbers (via facebook), open to people of all ages and abilities.

For a glimpse of previous outbreaks of hazardous behaviour see 2014’s image gallery + programme, or delve further with 2012’s gallery + programme.


Manchester’s stripiest festival returns to unleash a sixth wave of bizarre behaviour on the city centre, blurring the boundaries between art and activism… random actions, strange antics and ludic activities.
Aimed for you to encounter by chance, Hazard 2016 will be paperless on the day — see our programme OR discover what is happening by clicking on a time… ongoing, 12noon-5pm | 12noon-1pm | 1-2pm | 2-3pm | 3-4pm | 4-5pm


Hazard 2016 is produced by hÅb, in collaboration with the participating artists; supported using public funding by Arts Council England + funded by Manchester City Council. Thanks to the Royal Exchange Theatre.
Header image: Antje Hildebrandt, 2014
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Hazard 2016

Sat 9 Jul, 12noon-5pm | St Ann's Square, Mcr
Participating artists subject to change.