Welcome to MIF LIVE and On Demand, where you can stream shows live and on demand during this year’s Manchester International Festival (1–18 July 2021).

In these pages, you’ll find guidance on how to access and watch streams from MIF21 – from free live streamed events to on-demand video. Follow the links below for details of:

Streaming at MIF21

Details of our different streams, accessible live or on demand. Read more >

Your MIF account

How to access your purchased streams via your MIF account – and how to create an account if you don’t already have one. Read more >

Watching streams

How to watch streams through your computer, mobile device or TV. Read more >


Can’t get into your account or access your stream? Read more >


Information on closed-captioning and other accessible streams. Read more >

If you have a problem or need more guidance, please contact the MIF Box Office on
tickets@mif.co.uk or via the live pop-up webchat in the bottom left.