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GMCA is offering £500 each for artworks and poems about COVID-19

The works will form a permanent archive of Manchester’s creative response

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A day in the life of Lucy Ackroyd, Head of Design at Christy

Fine fabrics from the past to the present

2020 03 04 Art Battle

Break Out: Live art battle heading to Strangeways

In the infamous prison’s shadow, ten artists will compete for your vote…

2020 03 04 Global Grooves

£8.6 million boost for Greater Manchester arts scene

From carnival arts to museums and festivals, 35 organisations will receive GMCA Culture Funding

2020 02 27 Manchester Flower Show 2

Green fingers? Historic Flower Show to return - and it’s looking for entries

Once a ‘major display of town and country,’ the event is back for King Street...

2020 02 12 Bjork

bluedot announces 2020 headliners - including Björk and astronaut Tim Peake

The festival again takes over Jodrell Bank this July with a unique mix of music...

2019 01 24 Portico Prize Shortlist Authors Andrew Brooks

Portico Prize winner announced - as literature scene continues to boom

From new publishers to bookshops and festivals, it’s a major year for literary Manchester

2019 01 22 Manchester Open Launch Night 1 Jason Lock

The Manchester Open - why one exhibition has inspired a county

Its opening night attracted queues of over 2000. So what makes the Open so special?

2019 01 20 Photo By Rob Bremner 3

Landmark exhibition depicts 50 years of northern life…as curator plans new Manchester gallery

‘The People’s City’ heralds a permanent space that will depict northern culture from the 70s...

2019 01 17 Holocaust Memorial Day 1 Holly Revell

Jewish Museum to mark Holocaust Memorial Day with theatre and song

75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, it’ll present two moving premieres in Central Library

2020 01 10 Chinese New Year Carl Sukonik

Chinese New Year - Year of the Rat celebrations announced

Fun, fireworks, good fortune…and a spectacular new illuminated ‘dragon dance’

2019 02 12 First In The Fight Header

First in the Fight - Landmark book celebrates Manchester’s radical women

From Emmeline Pankhurst to Ellen Wilkinson, discover 20 icons who changed the world

2019 11 29 Town Hall Tales 1

Town Hall Tales - New exhibition spans Queen visits to masquerade balls

A lot can happen in 142 years, as captivating images reveal…

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Giant skeleton parade to retell strange Manchester story

Know about Thomas Paine and his disappearing bones? This quirky event will tell the tale

2019 11 20 Gandhi Statue 2

Statue of Mahatma Gandhi gifted to Manchester

The iconic spiritual leader will unveiled in a special ceremony on Monday 25th

2019 11 08 Mif The Factory Copyright Oma 1

The Factory - £130m arts centre reaches major milestone

Plagued by delays and price hikes, MIF’s new home is finally underway

2019 10 21 Wind In The Willows Puppets

25 ‘lost’ Wind in the Willows puppets return to Manchester

Handmade by iconic studio Cosgrove Hall, they kickstart an exciting season of animation events

2019 10 16 Bukky Baldwin Header

Meet Bukky Baldwin - the entrepreneur helping refugees through fashion

Sold in the Whitworth’s brand new shop, her quirky clothes and homeware are unlikely lifelines...

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