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Theatre Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, HOME, Manchester

June 11, 2021 Comments Off on Theatre Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, HOME, Manchester

To my everlasting chagrin, I never saw Peter Brook’s famous 1970 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream set in a white box with trapezes.

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea and the adventures of Mog the Forgetful Cat. Lizzie Henshaw. Z-arts

Review: The Tiger Who Came to Tea and the adventures of Mog the Forgetful Cat, Z-arts, Manchester

June 9, 2021 Comments Off on Review: The Tiger Who Came to Tea and the adventures of Mog the Forgetful Cat, Z-arts, Manchester

As I looked at the oversized cat flap, built to let children into Mog the Forgetful Cat’s world, I let out a sigh.

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Richard Davis by Danny Moran

Photo Gallery: “Manchester dominates my photography.” Richard Davis

June 4, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: “Manchester dominates my photography.” Richard Davis

“Manchester dominates my photography, I realise that now. And in some ways, this is my golden period.” – Richard Davis

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“In a new world, we’ve had to make new art.” Adam Szabo, Chief Executive of Manchester Collective, writes for Northern Soul

May 27, 2021 Comments Off on “In a new world, we’ve had to make new art.” Adam Szabo, Chief Executive of Manchester Collective, writes for Northern Soul

At Manchester Collective, our work used to be about travelling around the country and performing live concerts to a large number of people packed into relatively small spaces.

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Black Sesame and Chocolate Banana Loaf

Celebrate World Baking Day (every day) with tasty bakes from Wing Yip

May 18, 2021 Comments Off on Celebrate World Baking Day (every day) with tasty bakes from Wing Yip

The beginning of the week marked World Baking Day (May 17), but if you’ve still got the baking bug then Wing Yip, the UK’s largest Oriental grocer, has some tasty recipes that will have you heading for the kitchen and cracking out the mixing bowl faster than you can say ‘gingersnap biscuit’.

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Elizabeth Gaskell's House. Credit: Mark Tattersall

Review: Online tour of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, Manchester

May 17, 2021 Comments Off on Review: Online tour of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, Manchester

As the interactive virtual tour came to an end, our digital guide remarked that they hoped visitors to Elizabeth Gaskell’s House would receive as authentic an experience as “it would have been in Elizabeth’s lifetime”.

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A selection of Cranford editions at Elizabeth Gaskell's House

A Love Affair with Cranford: Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, Manchester

May 12, 2021 Comments Off on A Love Affair with Cranford: Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, Manchester

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House in Manchester is set to reopen its doors to the public after lockdown.

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Patti Smith by Edward Mapplethorpe

“A unique snapshot of these unprecedented times.” Manchester International Festival 2021

April 28, 2021 Comments Off on “A unique snapshot of these unprecedented times.” Manchester International Festival 2021

“MIF has always been a festival like no other, with almost all the work being created especially for us in the months and years leading up to each festival edition. But who would have guessed two years ago what a changed world the artists making work for our 2021 festival would be working in?’

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Happy Shopper, Jade Magenta Williams

Image Gallery: Jade Magenta Williams, A Smart Price way of life, PAPER, Manchester

April 13, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: Jade Magenta Williams, A Smart Price way of life, PAPER, Manchester

With lockdown restrictions being eased across the country, Manchester’s PAPER gallery is preparing to reopen its doors to the public.

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Image Gallery: In Manchester, Cotton On MCR, Saul Hay Gallery

April 12, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: In Manchester, Cotton On MCR, Saul Hay Gallery

While it’s been a difficult year for many sectors, the COVID-19 pandemic has proved especially tough for the art industry. Now, as lockdown restrictions begin to ease, galleries can once again prepare to open their doors. 

In Manchester is an open call exhibition created after Cotton On MCR identified a lack of opportunities for emerging talent and lesser-known artists in gallery spaces across the city. The exhibition will be Saul Hay Gallery’s re-opening exhibition. Alongside Saul Hay Gallery, Cotton On MCR wants to encourage everyone to get back to exploring the city’s amazing art scene.

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