Nexus Art Cafe hosts The Dry Umbrella

Nexus Art Cafe will be hosting a six-week pilot project alongside the Dry Umbrella CIC which sees Nexus Art Cafe go back to its roots as a temperance bar on Friday and Saturday nights. The ‘Umbrella Cafe’ will be a pop-up initiative, serving mocktails and other alcohol free drinks from 7:30pm until 11pm. To see a line-up of events provided by Umbrella Cafe then please visit their website

Nexus Art Cafe is proud to be an alcohol free-venue and we are delighted to be working with the Dry Umbrella to promote the idea of enjoying a night out without the need to drink.


Tea, Cake, Make!



We’re delighted to be running some new crafty activities on Monday evenings! Starting on 1st of September, come along from 7:30 – 9pm to try your hand at something new. All courses are provided by Caroline Coates £5 per session. Please email to book.

Nexus Sunday Crafternoon Teas

Sunday afternoons are a time for crafts at Nexus.

Come along and craft with others from 3-5pm, there will experts about to help you with any knitting, crochet or sewing tangles you get yourself into.

Novice or expert, all are welcome!


New Exhibition: The Mancunian Way Photofest 2014

Mancunian way



The Mancunian Way Photofest 2014

Preview Thursday 26th June 7 – 9:30pm

June 24th – August 10th 2014


Nexus Art Cafe plays host to an exciting new photography exhibition - The  Mancunian Way. The exhibition features a selection of works by new and emerging Manchester-based photographers, who have been inspired to pursue themes of and regarding Manchester and how things are ‘done the Mancunian way!’


Calling all Knitters and Crocheters!

Sat 14th – Sun 22nd June
Nexus Art Café are inviting knitters, crocheters and other ‘yarnies’ to come and use the café space for yarn creativity for the whole nine days. A hamper of yarn, hooks and needles available during opening times all week.
This event is run as part of World Wide Knit in PublicWeek. WWKIP started out  as a day, extended to a weekend and now spans the intervening week days across at least 4 continents.
Come and relax, learn a new skill and share your work in progress. Why not make something lovely for our cafe? Tea cozies, coasters or critters, we’d love to have them on display.