Warnings


Below are Age Advisories/Limits and Content Warnings for forthcoming Word of Warning events; this information is for audience members who would like to know more about the content of work presented in our current Performance Programme — particularly highlighting elements that may distress, cause upset, or trigger. If you would like to get in touch please email info@habmcr.org or call 0161 232 6086 during weekday office hours. Please note — reflects the most recent information received from the artists we present as of 27 Feb 2020 at 1.30pm; past event warnings are archived here.


Spring 2020

27 Feb at NIAMOS | Emergency StopGap

Event Age Advisory: 18+ (mainly aimed at adults; parental/guardian discretion).
Strobe lighting will be used from 7pm to 8pm in the main auditorium.
Bethany Mountain
 — Content Warnings: potential audience interaction; includes references to self-harm, depression + suicide.
Chris Owen
 — Content Warning: none.
Kris Canavan
 — Content Warnings: includes blood-letting, nudity + penetration of their body; uses strobe lighting.
Krissi Musiol
 — Content Warnings: includes references to pregnancy, childbirth, motherhood, exhaustion + well-being; potential for audience interaction.
Martin Hamblen
 — Content Warning: none.
Natalie Wardle
 — Content Warning: includes nudity.
Oliver Ford
 — Content Warning: none.
Philip Bedwell
 — Content Warning: includes nudity.
Powder Keg
 — Content Warnings: potential audience interaction; potential loud noise.
Shkiesha
 — Content Warning: none.
Susanna Amato
 — Content Warnings: includes sounds of a shredder which could be loud/harsh/offensive; includes references to hoarding, holding on + letting go.
Tink Flaherty
 — Content Warnings: requires audience interaction; audience members need to feel comfortable + aware of the possibility of oversharing.
TomYumSim
 — Content Warnings: requires audience interaction; audience members need to feel comfortable + aware of the possibility of oversharing.

19—21 Mar in Studio at Royal Exchange Theatre | IDOL by Jamal Gerald

Age Advisory: 16+ (parental/guardian discretion).
Content Warnings: includes strong language, sexual references + full nudity; uses haze + flashing lights (not strobe). Please note that candles + joss sticks are lit throughout the show.

1 Apr at The Lowry | We Are Fucked by Jo Bannon

Age Advisory: 16+ (parental/guardian discretion).
Content Warnings: none.

23+24 Apr in STUN Studio at Z-arts | Oreo by Tania Camara

Age Advisory: 16+ (parental/guardian discretion).
Content Warnings: further information to follow in early March.

21+22 May at NIAMOS | Works Ahead 2020 with Will Dickie + Ross McCaffrey

Age Advisory: 16+ (parental/guardian discretion).
Content Warnings: further information about their double bill to follow by 17 April.