Monthly Archives: September 2017
“Nothing in his life became him like the leaving it.” So says Malcolm of the Thane of Cawdor in Macbeth. If only the same could be said of Great Britain abandoning its Empire.Read the full story..
Unlike most Smiths fans, I’m something of a contradiction in that I do not have warm, fuzzy feelings for Morrissey. There’s just something about him that leaves me cold.Read the full story..
Most days, if you wander through the centre of Manchester, you’re bound to encounter at least one busker having a crack at Wonderwall or something by Ed Sheeran. But if you have the talent and street performance isn’t your cup of earl grey, where do you play?Read the full story..
Win box seats for four and meet the cast on the opening of STOMPRead the full story..
“So, what exactly is the Reformation?” asks one of my fellow journalists at the press preview of John Rylands Library’s new exhibition. There’s a pause from our guide that suggests this is not a new question.Read the full story..
Photo Gallery: Capturing a Decade of Architectural Transformation Across the City, Jean Hobson, Contemporary Six, Manchester
An upcoming exhibition at Contemporary Six will present a collection of paintings, pencil drawings and limited-edition screen prints that record ten years of development across Manchester city centre.Read the full story..
Savage Ink looks at the development of the cartoon as an important form of visual protest and its often cruel and controversial imagery.Read the full story..
Tucked away on the outskirts of Bury town centre sits a converted mill housing a unique gaming experience.Read the full story..
- 125-years-old and still going strong: Blackpool Grand Theatre
- Beautiful, fruitful, peaceful: discovering Ruskin in Sheffield
- Art, heritage and looking to the future: the Weavers Factory opens in Uppermill
- Photo Gallery: You Brought Your Own Light, Allie Crewe
- Review: Mark Thomas – Check Up: The NHS at 70, The Playhouse, Liverpool
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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