Manchester's City Wide Art Trail has been Extended!

50 Windows of Creativity opened last month showcasing Manchester's rich culture.

By Alex Watson | Last updated 3 December 2020

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The cities art trail, 50 Windows of Creativity celebrates Manchester’s rich creative culture with an array of spectacular mosaics, installations, fine art, photography, craft, murals and more pop up in windows, venues, businesses and spaces.

The trail was taking over the city centre from 26th October to 5th December 2020, however it has now been extended until December 18th.

From the team behind the award-winning Bee in the City event that took over the city in 2018 sees you walk along a colourful, inspiring and safe trail around the city centre.

The trail, supported by Manchester City Council and event partners Auto Trader and Dandara Living, will raise money for the artists involved and The Lord Mayor of Manchester Charity Appeal Trust – We Love MCR Charity.

A Wild In Art spokesperson said all the pieces displayed would also be available to buy directly from the artists involved, giving a “much-needed boost to the city’s creative community”.

All visitors are encouraged to maintain a safe distance, wear a face covering when appropriate and be respectful to other trail visitors.

Manchester artist, Liam Hopkins will co-host Lazerian’s Tremendously Terrific Tombola, which is the final event of his ‘50 Windows of Creativity’ giant binoculars interactive installation on King Street.

To enter, visitors will need to visit here to buy tickets and enter for a chance to win and there will be a draw of prizes live on Facebook. Each prize is an original Lazerian piece, every single ticket is a winner and there are over £10,000 worth of prizes to be won.

Visitors to the trail will be able to explore via the 50 Windows of Creativity app, available to download from 26th October, and an interactive trail map, which you can download here:

Interactive Map