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In the summer of 2018, Manchester-based photographer Allie Crewe announced her first solo exhibition of photographic portraits, sponsored by Sparkle (the national transgender charity).Read the full story..
Manchester’s markets: “Finding out about the heritage of places helps people to strengthen their connections to where they live.”
In the past, daily and weekly markets were routinely held in towns and villages up and down the country. Fast forward to 2019 and it’s a different picture.Read the full story..
The clamour of the world scrolls incessantly, regurgitating received wisdoms about Brexit, Fleabag and Neverland.Read the full story..
“Labouring-class voices remain underappreciated.” The poetry of the Cotton Famine is brought to life by Faustus
It is known as the Cotton Panic.Read the full story..
Working to forge a sense of belonging, Afua Hirsch lays out her conflicting ideologies as a half-Ghanaian, half-English woman.Read the full story..
It’s Thursday night and I’m taking myself out on the town.Read the full story..
Why do we remember the first album we ever bought or the song that was playing when we met the love of our life? And do we remember certain holidays because of the books we read while we were there?Read the full story..
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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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A slow lane for people walking while on their phone in Manchester's Spinningfields....not entirely sure what to make of this. pic.twitter.com/ZFX0yRUFYD