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Man On Fire Manchester Confidential 1

'UK's most horrifying sculpture?': Man on Fire, Imperial War Museum North

Jonathan Schofield doesn't like it at all but thinks it's incredible

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East Neuk of Fife is a sun-drenched pathway to heaven

The world is Neil Sowerby’s lobster as he explores the unspoilt East Neuk of Fife...

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MIF ’23 Reviews: Festival Square, very good but missing the masses

Ahead of the final weekend of MIF, David Adamson reports back on a Saturday night...

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MIF ‘23 Reviews: John Grant sings Patsy Cline with Richard Hawley and band

Harley Young is transported to Southern America with country-pop crossover music from the 60s

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The Good, The Standard, The Ugly: Onward Buildings

Jonathan Schofield loves his afternoon on the tiles (sans alcohol)

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Miami comes to Manchester: a sandy rooftop cinema lands at Depot Mayfield

We spoke with Dominic Davis, Founder and CEO of Backyard Cinema, about what revellers can...

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MIF '23 Reviews: THEY with Maxine Peake at John Rylands Library

Sarah Tierney hears a late-night tale about a world where art and individuality are under...

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MIF ’23 Reviews: AFRODEUTSCHE with Manchester Camerata conducted by Robert Ames

David Adamson bears witness to a happy marriage of traditional and techno-inflected

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Read, Swap, Repeat – and be in with a chance to grab a signed book at the Corn Exchange

Jono Lancaster’s new book comes out on Thursday 20 July and it could be yours

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P is for Pittsburgh – how Steel City forged a cool new identity

Neil Sowerby tucks into craft beer and vast snacks in Pennsylvania’s ‘other city’

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MIF ’23 Reviews: Kagami by Ryuichi Sakamoto with Tin Drum

David Adamson takes a trip through the uncanny valley when watching the late Japanese master

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MIF ’23 Reviews: You, Me and the Balloons

Jonathan Schofield finds himself lost in an inflatable world of dots

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The Big Interview: AFRODEUTSCHE, producer blending the classical with the computerised

The acclaimed music producer chats with David Adamson about her upcoming collaboration for Manchester International...

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Didsbury Arts Festival returns after four years: What to expect

Harley Young talks with Festival Director, Rodney Adams about this year’s programme

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The best Manchester parks for picnics and sunbathing

For those rare hot weather days we don't often see

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Free arty party to take part in this Sunday in Salford

A free arts fair is taking place this Sunday across the three Affinity Living buildings

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Where to take Dad this Father’s Day

For when a card and a crate of Carling just doesn't cut it

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A unique film experience you’ll cherish forever

Explore the Private Underground Cinema Room at King Street Townhouse