Going Underground -Manchester Art Students exhibit in Stockport’s Air Raid shelters

You wouldn’t normally take a flashlight to an art exhibition, but the latest show by Manchester School of Art students and staff has...

Iggy Pop to deliver John Peel lecture from Salford

The ' Godfather of punk’, Iggy Pop, will be delivering the fourth annual John Peel Lecture at Radio Festival 2014 in Salford on Monday...

Shakespeare’s Seven Deadly Sins

MEN award-winning theatre actor and director Wyllie Longmore will direct an adaptation of Shakespeare’s work by acclaimed playwright Conor McKee. Shakespeare’s Deadly Sins runs across...

Fracking’s environmental impacts scrutinised by University Scientists

University of Manchester scientists have now conducted one of the most thorough examinations of the likely environmental impacts of shale gas exploitation in the...

It’s late September so it must be food festival time

Today sees the beginning of the seventeenth Manchester Food and Drink Festival, spanning 12 days from 18th – 29th September, and sprawling across the...

Story of WW1 volunteers from St. Helens revealed in new book

The full behind the scenes story of 3,000 men from St. Helens who fought in the First World War is uncovered in a book...

Thousands expected for Manchester’s Buy Art Fair

The largest and most prestigious art fairs in the North, return to Manchester this September 26 – 28. The Buy Art Fair and Manchester Contemporary,...

In the footsteps of Alexander the Great

It is sixteen years since Manchester Universities Professor of Public History and TV Historian Michael Wood appeared on our screens with his 'In the...

New report outlines Radical Plan to give Greater Manchester more control

We have heard a lot about Devo Max in the run up to the Scottish Independence referendum but what about Devo Manc. A radical plan...

Life on Mars? Martian meteorite yields more evidence of the possibility

A tiny fragment of Martian meteorite 1.3 billion years old is helping to make the case for the possibility of life on Mars, say...

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