Mottram Hall reveals major expansion plans

Mottram Hall, a member of QHotels, has unveiled ambitious expansions plans to cement its reputation as one of the leading golf and corporate venues...

Coleen Nolan to star in The Thunder Girls at The Lowry

Coleen Nolan is announced as the third star to be cast in the all-female world premiere preview of The Thunder Girls. Coleen will star...

Letters from Preston soldiers on the Front are the basis for new sonic art...

Homing is a new sound art work created by artists Jen Southern and Sam Thulin with the Media Innovation Studio at the University of...

A professor of Tintin

Lancaster University has appointed renowned French graphic novelist and critic Benoit Peeters as its Visiting Professor in Graphic Fiction and Comic Art, the first...

A quarter of Brits believe the Dodo still exists

Worryingly, 23% of a sample of 2,000 Brits believe Brachiosaurus still roam the Earth, while 26% wouldn't be surprised to see a Dodo. One in...

Keep watching the Willow

Prompted by the advent of autumn and the glorious russet colours that accompany it at Tatton the Ranger team have come up with a...

Spotted! A baby tapir born at Chester Zoo takes her first steps 

Keepers at Chester Zoo have announced the arrival of a rare Brazilian tapir. The female calf, which has not yet been named, was born early...

Lancaster University Students Uncover Chinese Culture

Lancaster University students have helped to uncover the secrets of a collection of rarely seen Chinese artefacts and figurines to create the ‘China Uncovered’...

Samurai warriors on view at Chester’s Grosvenor Museum

A new exhibition at Chester’s Grosvenor Museum explores the life of the Samurai warriors from medieval and early-modern Japan. ‘Samurai Arms and Armour’ displays exceptional...

Hebden Bridge Arts Festival comes of age

Former Hacienda DJ Dave Haslam and Manchester DJ collective Disco Mums will be joining SImon Amstell, Kevin Rowland, George Monibot, Martin Parr, John Shuttleworth...