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2019 09 25 Manchester Art Fair 3

Fancy winning a Banksy? Five reasons to visit Manchester Art Fair this weekend

North’s largest art expo returns with over 1000 pieces and a very special prize

2019 09 16 Mancunian Spray 1

The Mancunian Spray - Free street art festival to raise money for homelessness returns

Over 50 graffitists, Parklife-curated DJs, food markets and more

2019 09 06 Fox Mural 1

Parachutist-turned-pub landlord creates striking tribute to war heroes

Forces and families can sign the mural as an enduring act of remembrance

2019 08 15 Peterloo Memorial Shuttles

The Peterloo Memorial, reviewed - Impressive but flawed

Jonathan Schofield thinks the piece might fit better in a gallery rather than on the...

2019 08 07 Sir Ian Mc Kellen Rory Lewis

Gandalf to Game of Thrones - major exhibition portrays icons of the North

Spanning ‘Beer Bottle VC’ Bill Speakman to Olympian Beth Tweddle, Northerners has returned….

2019 09 8 05 Manchester Open Exhibition

HOME to host massive open exhibition with 500+ local artists

Live in Greater Manchester? You could submit work, with £10,000 of prizes up for grabs

2019 07 21 A Place Lived 1

a place lived: new Spinningfields artwork recalls 18th century residents

From ‘knocker up’ Martha to ‘washerwoman’ Mary, lively sculptures recall the women of Grove Street

2019 07 22 Skepta Mif 1 Jordan Hughes

MIF19 bows out with Skepta…as Greater Manchester revealed to have North’s biggest culture scene

Defying a stalling ‘Northern Powerhouse’, culture has seen staggering growth

2019 07 17 Tao Of Glass 1 Tristram Kenton

Manchester International Festival: the hits and misses so far (part 2)

David Lynch at HOME, The Nico Project and Tao of Glass reviewed

2019 07 12 Invisible Cities Canal Tristram Kenton

Manchester International Festival: the hits and misses so far

Invisible Cities, Utopolis, Tuesday and Atmospheric Memory reviewed

2019 07 05 Bells For Peace Header Danny Lawson

Yoko Ono rings in peace…and Manchester International Festival

MIF19 launched with Ono’s ‘Bells for Peace’ and Janelle Monáe’s sell-out concert…here’s what we thought...

02 07 2019 Mif John Mc Grath 1

Interview: Manchester International Festival director John McGrath

As the huge biennial arts festival returns this week, Danny Moran asks: “Are you out...

Kendall Event

Kendal Calling: pre-festival get-together at 33 Oldham Street

Head to the closing party for the bar's festival photography exhibition – tickets are free

2019 05 24 Lowry A Cricket Match

Rare Lowry cricket painting unveiled for first time in 20 years

Now on show at The Lowry, it’s expected to reach up to £1.2m at auction...

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 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

190219 Ghent Main

Illuminating times in Flemish gem Ghent

Ghent’s revival after the Austrian invasion came with the Industrial Revolution, and it has our...

Mao 1

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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