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Fat Out Fest

September 23 @ 3:00 pm - 3:00 am

Fat Out Fest has been produced sporadically since 2011. The festival started as a two day DIY festival with bands performing back to back between the Islington Mill event & gallery spaces. The 2017 edition of the festival break out of islington mill and take over two adjacent warehouse spaces for three days of continuous experimental music and art performances.

Fat Out Fest is now a collaborative celebration of music and visual arts. Since the 2014 edition we have invited in chosen curators to help us produce our festival, which continually develops our program making it an even more exciting party for our audience. 

Their previous curatorial partners are; Videojam, Gizeh Records, Tombed Visions, Opal Tapes, Baba Yaga’s Hut, Basilica Hudson, Le Guess Who?, Cheryl, The Quietus, Lovers & Lollypops, Supersonic Festival, Sweet Sticky, The Wire, Body Horror, Bollox, Box Records, Brave Exhibitions Festival, Counterflows, Creatures Of Catharsis, Gross Indecency, Upset The Rhythm, Eat Me, Creatures Of Catharsis, Frixxxion, Off With Their Heads & Seren Marimba. 


When – 22nd – 24th September 2023

Where – Partisan, Islington Mill, 1 James St, M3 5HW

Buy your tickets here


Safer Spaces and Accessibility statement


The venue is wheelchair accessible, has an accessible toilet and all our toilet facilities are gender neutral.


Partisan aims to be a safer space. As such, harmful and discriminatory behaviour is not tolerated. As a cooperative, Partisan is democratically owned by its members, and is shaped by everybody through what we say and what we do. If you are challenged or feel threatened, speak to someone wearing a Partisan t-shirt or anyone behind the bar; they are there to help


Please contact events@partisancollective.net if you have any questions or if you require an essential companions ticket


Partisan Collective provides an inclusive, accessible, not-for-profit platform and space in Greater Manchester where our members meet, share, learn, create, perform and dance together. 


If you want to find out more or become a member please visit – https://partisancollective.net/membership/


September 23
3:00 pm - 3:00 am


Islington Mill 1 James Street Salford M3 5HW
Islington Mill 1 James Street
Salford, M3 5HW United Kingdom
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