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Manchester International Festival to find home at £78million theatre

Theatre and arts venue to be built on site of Granada TV studios, due to be completed in 2019

Manchester International Festival is getting a permanent home in the form of a £78million theatre and arts venue, which is to be built on the former site of Granada TV studios. The building is due to be completed by 2019, with a capacity of 5,000 standing, and will be called The Factory (for obvious reasons).

More information via BBC.