At the end of 2018, I swapped cold, damp Manchester for the cold but dry climes of Hoyos in the Sierra de Gata, Extremadura in the middle of Spain and just 15 minutes from Portugal.Read the full story..
Edit.04: Live Creations by Joe Moran and Dance Art Foundation is the fourth in The Lowry’s Edit series of gallery projects and collaborations.Read the full story..
ME & EU: Postcards from Post-EU Britain is a project initiated by designers Nathan Smith and Sam T. Smith in 2016 as a creative response to the outcome of the Brexit referendum.Read the full story..
People’s History Museum in Manchester will open 2019 with a new exhibition of historic and contemporary banners that reflect themes of protest.Read the full story..
On December 14, 2018, thousands took to the streets of Manchester to take part in a tribute to ‘Our Emmeline’ as a statue of the suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst was unveiled in her home city 100 years after women went to the polls for the first time in a UK General Election.Read the full story..
With the big day just around the corner, mulled wine on special offer and more Christmas crackers than you can shake a string of tinsel at, December is one of Northern Soul’s favourite months.Read the full story..
We all love a bit of a twinkle. Those sparkly, shiny lights are beacons of Christmas, whether they’re wrapped around your tree or adorning the streets of a capital city.Read the full story..
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