Salford artist shortlisted for £15,000 national art prize

An artist from Salford has been shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize, the UK’s leading competition for British contemporary representational painting and drawing. Keith...

Nefertiti was no pharaoh, says renowned Manchester Egyptologist

Contrary to popular opinion, one of the most famous women in ancient history did not rule Egypt, according to a new book. Dr Joyce Tyldesley, an Egyptologist...

Sigrid revealed as the winner of BBC Music Sound Of 2018 as two Manchester...

Norwegian pop singer Sigrid has been named 2018’s winner of the coveted BBC Music Sound Of, as chosen by a panel of more than...

Manchester’s Arndale celebrates the City with new murals

Manchester is well-known for its amazing, Instagram-worthy pieces of street art, and now shoppers at Manchester Arndale can snap two new giant murals dedicated to...

Winners of Merseyway Shopping Centre’s photography competition revealed

The overall winners have been named as Mike Petch in the professional category, Kieran Kilroy in the Amateur Over 16’s category and Declan Quinn...

Danny Boyle creates an alternative navity for the BBC with the help of Banksy

Coming to TV screens on Sunday 17 December, 9pm, Radcliffe's very own Danny Boyle travels to Bethlehem to capture a festive performance of the nativity...

Winners of Manchester Writing School announced

Sakinah Hofler has been awarded the £10,000 Manchester Fiction Prize while the Poetry Prize judges awarded £5,000 each to joint winners Romalyn Ante and...

Encountering corpses in All Saints Park

Visitors to All Saints Park are set to learn about the 16,000 bodies buried underfoot from when it was a Victorian cemetery. As part of...

Lowry’s painting of Glasgow Docks goes on display for the first time.

An LS Lowry painting of Glasgow Docks in 1947 has gone on display in the artist’s home town for the very first time. Simply titled...

International shortlist for Manchester Writing Competition 2017 revealed

The shortlist for this year’s Manchester Writing Competition has been revealed – the UK’s biggest prize for unpublished writing. Organised by Manchester Writing School at...

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