Coronavirus / COVID-19 Update

Thu 2 April 2020

MAC is closed until further notice - we will continue to monitor the evolving situation to determine when we will re-open.

Our Customer Services team are actively contacting ticket holders go to through rescheduling or refunds as appropriate. Please bear with us during this busy time and avoid calling in so the team can get through this task efficiently.

For urgent enquiries regarding bookings, please contact our team on

We will continue to post regular updates on this page and across our social media feeds. 

In the meantime, stay safe and we look forward to opening our doors to you again.

We’re currently exploring new ways of bringing the best in arts and culture to you while you're at home, and finding digital spaces for you to connect, collaborate and create during these uncertain times.

Check out some of our upcoming highlights to help you stay connected and keep creating.

Event updates:


All screenings in March and April have been postponed or cancelled. New screening dates for postponed events are listed below, some dates TBC. Bookers will be notified and website updated in due course. 

Postponed Screenings:

  • POSTPONED - Tue 7 April | Easter in Art | NEW DATE 23 March 2021
  • POSTPONED - Fri 10 - Thu 16 April | Radioactive | NEW DATES TBC
  • POSTPONED - Sat 18 April | Best Before Death + Live Performance | NEW DATES TBC


All performances have been postponed or cancelled until 1 July 2020. New dates for postponed events are listed below, some dates TBC. All bookers will be notified and website updated in due course.

Postponed Performances:

  • Wed 1 April | The Merchant of Venice | NEW DATE TBC
  • Thu 2 + Fri 3 April | Mark Thomas: 50 Things About Us | NEW DATES 16 & 17 September
  • Sat 4 - Mon 6 April | Sarah & Duck's Big Top Birthday | NEW DATE TBC
  • Wed 8 April | Tom Rosenthal: Manhood | NEW DATES 16 October
  • Fri 17 April | The Noise Next Door: Through Time & In Charge | NEW DATE Sun 27 September Through Time & In Charge
  • Thu 24 April | The Delightful Sausage: Ginster's Paradise | NEW DATE TBC
  • Sat 25 April | All Events for Surge Festival 2020 | NEW DATES TBC
  • Wed 29 April | Belinda O'Hooley | Inversions Live | NEW DATE 29 April 2021

Visual Arts

Our upcoming exhibitions have been postponed. Maxine Walker: UNTITLED is now scheduled to open later this year. Caroline Walker: Women's Work will open in January 2021. All related events have subsequently been postponed - new dates TBC. More details will be released in due course. 


All remaining termly course sessions and Easter courses are now cancelled until 1 May 2020. May half-term, summer term, and adult short courses up to 30 June 2020 are now cancelled.

Latest information and advice from Public Health England can be found on their website.

Current health guidance from the NHS can also be found online.

Last updated: 2 April 2020, 12:01