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Photo Gallery: Manchester artists respond to Riz Ahmed’s The Long Goodbye for MIF and Fuse

February 15, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Manchester artists respond to Riz Ahmed’s The Long Goodbye for MIF and Fuse

Riz Ahmed’s critically acclaimed album, The Long Goodbye Livestream Edition, takes a close-up look at the break-up of a toxic relationship with the country you call home.

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Photo Gallery: The Lindisfarne Gospels to go on display in the North East in 2022

February 8, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: The Lindisfarne Gospels to go on display in the North East in 2022

The most spectacular surviving manuscript from Anglo-Saxon England will go on display in the North East in 2022.

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Hannah Deller_Swings in Lockdown. © The Artist

Review: Grayson Perry’s Art Club, Manchester Art Gallery

December 20, 2020 Comments Off on Review: Grayson Perry’s Art Club, Manchester Art Gallery

It was the swings swaddled in clingfilm-like tied-back curtains that got me.

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“Artworks can tell stories.” Art historian Sara Riccardi writes about the importance of art – for everyone

December 20, 2020 Comments Off on “Artworks can tell stories.” Art historian Sara Riccardi writes about the importance of art – for everyone

When I meet someone I’ve only communicated with via email for the first time, they are sometimes surprised to find that I’m a rather cheerful young woman.

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Good News in Focus: Manchester Camerata

November 23, 2020 Comments Off on Good News in Focus: Manchester Camerata

Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are continuing our partnership to share good news stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Image Gallery: Tell It Like It Is, L— A City Through Its People, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

November 16, 2020 Comments Off on Image Gallery: Tell It Like It Is, L— A City Through Its People, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

Feeling nostalgic?

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Picture Gallery: War Work, David Dunnico, AIR Gallery, Altrincham

October 26, 2020 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: War Work, David Dunnico, AIR Gallery, Altrincham

This year, the annual Remembrance Sunday commemorations will mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War as well as the centenary of the permanent Cenotaph in Whitehall and the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior in Westminster Abbey.

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Photo Gallery: Giant inflatable monsters unveiled in Manchester

October 26, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Giant inflatable monsters unveiled in Manchester

Halloween looks a little different this year, what with the Tier 3 COVID-19 restrictions putting a stop to Halloween hi-jinx, but you can still get your spooky fix if you head into Manchester city centre.

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Image Gallery: urban scenes and cityscapes by artist Sue Scott

October 26, 2020 Comments Off on Image Gallery: urban scenes and cityscapes by artist Sue Scott

Manchester’s skyline is ever-changing.

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Picture Gallery: RESET, RedHouse Originals, Harrogate

October 20, 2020 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: RESET, RedHouse Originals, Harrogate

Need a distraction from the news?

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