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“Online platforms allow us to reach new audiences.” Ella Wild, Science and Industry Museum, Manchester

February 15, 2021 Comments Off on “Online platforms allow us to reach new audiences.” Ella Wild, Science and Industry Museum, Manchester

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Manchester Science Festival was one of the most popular science festivals in the UK and had become a key event in the city’s cultural calendar. Here, the Science and Industry Museum’s head of festival and events, Ella Wild, discusses the decision to take the festival online and the benefits that audiences can find in digital events.

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Book Review: Manchester – Something Rich and Strange

January 29, 2021 Comments Off on Book Review: Manchester – Something Rich and Strange

Attempting to sum up the city of Manchester in one book is no small task.

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“The need for us is still there.” Junior Akinola, Chair of the Board of Trustees at Manchester’s Contact Theatre

January 19, 2021 Comments Off on “The need for us is still there.” Junior Akinola, Chair of the Board of Trustees at Manchester’s Contact Theatre

Contact has been an integral part of Manchester’s cultural scene since the 1970s.

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Good News in Focus: Justlife

November 30, 2020 Comments Off on Good News in Focus: Justlife

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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Food Review: Erst, Ancoats, Manchester

November 2, 2020 Comments Off on Food Review: Erst, Ancoats, Manchester

With Manchester hanging onto Tier 2 lockdown by Andy Burnham’s fingernails, it’s a pleasure to still be able to eat out.

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Theatre Review: I Won’t Go Back To Sleep Now, HOME, Manchester

November 2, 2020 Comments Off on Theatre Review: I Won’t Go Back To Sleep Now, HOME, Manchester

I’ve just shared a moment with a woman outside Manchester’s HOME.

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“Bubble tea is here to stay.” Jacqui Wan, founder of Manchester’s first bubble tea store, BoBo Tea

November 1, 2020 Comments Off on “Bubble tea is here to stay.” Jacqui Wan, founder of Manchester’s first bubble tea store, BoBo Tea

Over the years, the city of Manchester has become a melting pot for cultures and sub-cultures.

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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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Picture Gallery: An Unprecedented Year by Rob Pointon, Contemporary Six, Manchester

October 12, 2020 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: An Unprecedented Year by Rob Pointon, Contemporary Six, Manchester

2020 has been an incredibly turbulent year.

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“They’ve taken me under their wing.” Chef Dane Smart talks about Manchester’s Molly House and its new menu

October 9, 2020 Comments Off on “They’ve taken me under their wing.” Chef Dane Smart talks about Manchester’s Molly House and its new menu

Dane Smart has come a long way since his pot-washing days at LadyBoy, a Thai restaurant in Melbourne.

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