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Things to do next week

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After the Bees is an exhibition by artist Megan Powell in which she imagines the fate of the world’s last honeybee hive.

Until July, Manchester Museum (


The renamed National Science and Media Museum launches the Wonderlab – a £1.8m gallery where visitors can grab a selfie showing their face through a drop of water, shout into an echo tube the length of a lorry, listen to music through their teeth and make a waterfall appear to hover in mid-air.

Ongoing, Science and Media Museum (


World-class jazz saxophonist Chris Potter plays, accompanied by the Inner City Ensemble, a group of emerging musicians including three from Greater Manchester.

14 April, Pyramid (


French indie-pop artist and Nouvelle Vague singer Mélanie Pain plays her only northern date in support of her new album Parachute.

12 April, Ruby Lounge (


Star Trek: The Exhibition seeks to help children boldly go into a world exploring science and technology as well as gender and race – subjects the show explored ahead of its time. The exhibits come from the world’s biggest private collector, Martin Netter.

Ongoing, Central Promenade (


Alt-folk artist Ida Wenøe delivers Nordic noir from her debut solo album Time of Ghosts.

10 April, Oporto (


Palace play their dark, enchanting alt.blues/rock on a tour of their album So Long Forever.

11 April, Buyers Club (


Historic country house Burton Constable Hall opens its Carved Room to visitors for the first time. Restored after 20 years of research, the 18th century interior is one of 30 grand rooms filled with fine and decorative art, craft and furniture, set in Capability Brown-landscaped parkland.

Ongoing, Skirlaugh (

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