Rachel Hayward

Rachel Hayward is Programme Manager at Cornerhouse, Manchester’s international centre for contemporary visual arts and film. Cornerhouse is an independent cross-arts venue with three cinema screens, three galleries, event spaces, café and bookshop.

Rachel is responsible for diverse areas of Cornerhouse programmes including: Engagement, monthly film programme; festivals; visual arts exhibitions and audience development. Rachel leads on Projector, Cornerhouse’s year-round programme of events for schools and colleges; ¡Viva! Spanish and Latin American Film Festival and is a member of the Chinese Film Forum UK, working to promote the screening of Chinese diaspora filmmaking in the UK.

Rachel also lectures on film, cinema history and cultural studies at colleges in Manchester.