Umbrella Cafe at Nexus Art Cafe

From the Friday 5th of September, Nexus Art Cafe will be the venue for the Umbrella Cafe project. Nexus will once again be turned into a dry bar where people can come and enjoy an alternative night out without the pressure of drinking alcohol.

To see a line-up of events provided by Umbrella Cafe then please visit their website

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.