Review Conflict and community -The Portico Mosley Street

With the concentration in the country on the centenary of the 1st World War, Manchester's Portico Library's new exhibition aims to widen the discussion...

Former Granada Studios turns Italian this week

Manchester will have a chance to sample the best in Italian street food under one roof in a celebration of authentic Italian cuisine this...

Al Fresco Shakespeare in Manchester

Two of Shakespeare's greatest plays are coming to Manchester this weekend and will be performed in the open air at Spinningfields. Macbeth and The Comedy...

Stockport announces its events to commemorate the 1st World War

Around 30,000 residents of the towns which make up the current Stockport borough served in the Armed Forces in this period. Over 2,000 of...

Play your part at the People’s History Museum this weekend

Tomorrow sees the launch of another exciting People's History Museum Project. Work in Progress (12 July – 14 September 2014), is an exciting experimental summer...

Review: I would like to join a club and hit myself with it-Castlefield Gallery

It was the one minute twenty three second video of a series of frames of feet clad in trainers squashing various items of fruit...

Buxton Festival

A Happy Marriage of Opera, Music and books is how the Buxton Festival which kicks off this Friday describes itself. At this year's offerings promise...

Tussauds plays homage to Corrie’s Hilda on her fiftieth anniversary

One of the best-loved characters in the history of the small screen, Coronation Street’s busy body Hilda Ogden celebrates her 50th anniversary since bursting...

Ellen Wilkinson: From Red Suffragist To Government Minister

In her day, Ellen Wilkinson was the most famous, and certainly the most outspoken British female politician. Born and bred in Manchester, she...

Homes for Heroes A Manchester Journey

From the garden suburbs of Wythenshawe and the mighty modernist ship of Kennet House, through to the prefabs of Tin Town and concrete of...