Adblocker

Thanks for coming to Confidentials.

Looks like you might have an AdBlocker on. Please whitelist confidentials.com to continue to our site and enjoy an Ad-Light experience.

Okay, I understand
20190501 Confidentialsappheaderbutton Mobile
  • List View
Jonny Walsh Of Pariah Press

The Manchester Literature Boom: 'everyone's a writer now'

Danny Moran reports on the lit scene's rude health ahead of this year's MLF (6-2...

Salboy Northern Quarter

Northern Quarter 'Conservation Area'? Don't make me laugh.

In part three of her NQ investigation, Andrea Sandor wonders what is the point of...

2018 09 06 Bdp Ordsall Chord Bdp Ordsall Light 38 Of 71

The Day The World Got Smaller: 15 September 1830

Jonathan Schofield on the momentous opening of Liverpool Manchester Railway 188 years ago

Andy Burnham Speech

Mayor Andy Burnham: 'Criminals are being emboldened and it's the government's fault'

John Blundell talks to the Greater Manchester Mayor about power, crime and his relationship with...

2018 09 11 Strangeways Img 0057

Commerce, crime and wealth: strolling the streets of Strangeways

An unusual outing with Japanese artists forces Jonathan Schofield to ponder the state of the...

2018 09 06 Bdp Ordsall Chord Bdp Ordsall Light 9 Of 71

Light, drama and bridges: the Ordsall Chord public realm is a triumph

Jonathan Schofield thinks the work here provides a yardstick for other parts of the city

Carbuncle Redrock

Carbuncle Cup: North West has two up for WORST new building award

As the shortlist for architecture's most unwanted prize is revealed, Jonathan Schofield revisits a fine...

Ladies Of Restaurants Cover Photo

The Ladies of Restaurants are coming to Manchester - but who are they?

LOR aim to empower women working in a male-dominated industry

171011 Mobike Manchester Img 7722

Mobike vandalism - this is not just a Manchester issue

Jonathan Schofield on the underlying alienation in UK cities

Bank Of England

A poem about... gentrification

Bricks is by Danny Moran

Pride Hands

A poem for... Pride

'A Gift' by Andrew McMillan​

Salford Crescent Masterplan

The Crescent masterplan: making sense of Salford

Jonathan Schofield welcomes green ambition and thinking big next to the city centre

2018 02 06 Paulette Constable

Gender equality: how is Manchester doing?

Damning statistics revealed amidst calls to make Greater Manchester ‘the best place to be a...

2018 08 06 Railway Arches Danny Moran 43149777714 9B3B092Bf6 O2

Arch Life: the very real threat to Manchester's railway arch businesses

Network Rail's mass sell-off could spell trouble for Manchester traders. Danny Moran reports on what’s...

2018 07 31 Northern Gateway High Line Img 0135

A high line for Manchester? The Northern Gateway could make it happen

Jonathan Schofield explores new plans to correct our lop-sided city

180613 Spice Piccadilly Gardens

Tell it to them straight: beggars, drugs, filth and prizes

Jonathan Schofield thinks filling out this council form promotes a sense of well-being

The Patron Northern Quarter

Northern Quarter is Manchester's independent heartland - but is it?

Last week Andrea Sandor looked at those being pushed out. This week, she examines those...

2018 07 18 Curiosities In The City An Alternative Tour Of Manchester Part Two Img 2713

Curiosities in the city: an alternative tour of Manchester (part two)

Lost graveyards, orbs, Delhi Bells and ducking stools…Jonathan Schofield reveals more strange (and often missed)...

Stay up to date

Never miss a beat, with the best in food, booze, news, offers, comps and more delivered direct to your inbox