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Free Black Gold Arts Festival, Whitworth Takeover

Black Gold Whitworth Takeover
Start Date: 5 Aug 2022
End Date: 6 Aug 2022
Venue: Whitworth Park, Manchester

Enjoy a fun arts festival for the family at the Black Gold Arts Whitworth Takeover this summer. 

Black Gold Arts, the Manchester-based arts organisation, is taking over the Whitworth with a fun festival.

It is designed to celebrate working-class people of colour and the LGBTQ+ community and their allies

The festival will take place over two days on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th August 2022 from 11.00 am to 7.00 pm and entry is free. 

Read on for what they have in store. 

Plus you can discover a full list of Summer Fun at The Whitworth Art Gallery here. 

A list of fun summer events over the holidays in our guide here. 

Plus our guide to Things to Do This Summer In Manchester here. 

What’s On at Black Gold Arts 

Black Gold Arts Whitworth Takeover Lineup

The Black Gold’s Art Whitworth take over will feature following acts and entertainment over the weekend. 

  • Dance workshop by Ghetto Fabulous
  • House Fire Strollers
  • Hooping Diva
  • Family Catwalk Extravaganza
  • DJ sets 
  • Walkabout Dancers (advance booking required)
  • Great music acts

For the full line up and times see the link below.

Food at Black Gold Arts 

Yardies Street Food Photo Credit – Yardies Street Food

Along with all the entertainment there will be some great food on offer including the following: 

  • Yardies
  • Jerk House
  • Istanbul’s Kitchen
  • Mi & Pho 
  • Lucky Mamas
  • Alchemic Coffee
  • Spoon Deserts 
  • Bar at Yours 


Always check with organiser before setting off
Address: Whitworth Park, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6ER

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