Ninth Annual Frow lecture in the shadow of Enoch Powell

The ninth annual Frow Lecture, in honour of the Library's founders Edmund and Ruth, will be given on Saturday 12 May at 2pm by Shirin Hirsch, Research...

East Is East writer Ayub Khan Din returns to Salford University

EAST Is East writer Ayub Khan Din will return to the University of Salford to talk about his long career before receiving a special...

Photo exhibition documenting changing landscape of Miles Platting to open

A pioneering collection of photographs that capture the changing face of Salford in the seventies is to be exhibited alongside new pictures of the...

Sound of historic Manchester Docks reimagined courtesy of major digital art exhibition at The...

For almost 100 years, the horns of ships using the Manchester Docks rang out across Salford and Trafford. Now, 35-years after their closure in...

Local Artist’s Bespoke Name-Chain Designs

Manchester artist, Alison Bell, has begun creating unique artworks called ‘name-chains’.  Name-chains are themed collections of names, carefully researched and formed with handwritten characters, all carefully joined together...

Augmented Reality First World War collection to be showcased at Manchester Central Library

A collection of poignant paintings will be on display at Manchester Central Library from this week to mark the anniversary of the end of...

Six veterans from the 1982 Falklands War reunite in Minefield, directed by documentary theatre...

Six real-life Falklands/Malvinas war veterans, who once faced each other across a battlefield, now face each other across a stage in Argentinean director Lola...

Performance looks at how dance can help depression sufferers

A SPECIAL performance this weekend looks into whether dance can help people suffering from depression and other mental health problems. Getting Out Of Your Own...

Smoking Apples’ FLUX comes to Manchester June 2019

Inspired by interviews with female scientists and the real-life story of Lise Meitner (a physicist who discovered nuclear fission in the late 1930s but...

Artists to improvise live to mark 70 years since partition of India and Pakistan

Award-winning contemporary artists and poets will write and perform completely new work inspired by the 70th anniversary of the partition of India and Pakistan...