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2019 03 29 The Heatons The Savoy 2

Beyond the city: how to spend a weekend in... The Heatons

In part ten of the series, Carolyn Yates heads to the four Heatons (that's 'high...

02 Ret West Side Story Gabriela Garcia Maria Andy Coxon Tony Image Richard Davenport Of The Other Richard

‘A risk that’s paid off’ - West Side Story, Royal Exchange, reviewed

With New York grit and Mancunian swagger, this bolshie reinvention works a treat

Mark Ball Mif

'What does MIF do best? Those projects that are wonderfully indefinable' - Mark Ball, creative...

David Blake discusses The Factory, artistic ambition and the city's growing cultural clout with Manchester...

2019 04 10 Hair Musical Johan Persson 1

‘A few bum notes...in more ways than one’ - Hair, Palace Theatre, reviewed

It has nudity, tribe vibes and audience stage parties. But does this hippy classic still...

Da Vinci Art Gallery

Three exhibitions you need to see before they leave Manchester

Da Vinci drawings, a cult comedian and a rocket - Lauren Dent rounds up a...

2019 03 18 Pankhurst Centre Sylvia Pankhursts Laptop

The Curators' Choice (part 2): Greater Manchester's most prized artefacts

From an Egyptian coffin to the earliest photo of Manchester, we asked museums region-wide to...

2019 04 08 Modernist Gallery

March of the Modernists - a new design and architecture gallery for Manchester

The Modernist Society is crowdfunding to open a new gallery - in exchange for ‘modernist’...

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April showers us with events at Seven Bro7hers

Seven Bro7hers Beerhouse and Brewery has the month planned out

Newton St Easyhotel

The blank Northern Quarter walls crying out for a paint job

Street art is such a large part of NQ's identity. So let's have some more...

2019 03 15 Salford Museum Art Gallery Victorian Teapot 1

The Curators' Choice: Greater Manchester's most prized artefacts

From a self-pouring teapot to a Harrier jet, we asked museums region-wide to pick their...

2019 02 23 Wythenshawe Sign

Beyond the city: how to spend a weekend in... Wythenshawe

In part nine of the series, Carolyn Yates finds that Manchester's largest (and greenest) district...

2019 03 13 Digital Abstract Akinyemi Oludele

10 more Manchester artists you need to know about

From new urbanists to art activists, the local art scene is as lively as ever

2019 03 07 London Warehouse Cultureplex Img 5408

What is the CULTUREPLEX – and who's behind it?

The exciting restaurant, bar, coffee lounge and cultural space opens in the city centre this...

2019 03 08 Burnett Post Box Royal Mail 2

Local author Frances Hodgson Burnett honoured with special post box

Featuring quotes from ‘The Secret Garden,’ it was unveiled on Princess Street as part of...

Mif 2019 Festival

Manchester International Festival 2019 - full programme revealed

Headliners this year include David Lynch, Phillip Glass, Janelle Monae, Yoko Ono, Idris Elba, Skepta...

2019 02 22 Old Bank Residency One Dish Room

Old Bank Residency - creatives occupy disused bank in NOMA’s latest project

Free workshops in a Grade II listed building and a cafe built by the public…Old...

2019 02 15 Mother Courage Thumbnail Image The Other Richard Richard Davenport

‘It had more impact in the thirties’ - Mother Courage and her Children, Royal Exchange, reviewed

Joan Davies wonders how relevant the ‘greatest anti-war play’ is today

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The pop artist, the dictator, and the gallery on King Street

John Blundell on why the sale of prints of Warhol's Chairman Mao in Manchester has...

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