Bishop calls for Manchester’s Mother Theresa to become a saint

The Bishop of Shrewsbury has invited Catholics to pray that a 19th century religious Sister hailed as “the Mother Teresa of Manchester” may be...

Bee in the City is back this autumn

This autumn, Manchester will host 50 Windows of Creativity, a new art trail showcasing the work of artists and makers through displays in a...

Manchester Food and Drink Festival Reveals Full Programme for 2020

The 23rd Manchester Food and Drink Festival (MFDF) will take place this year from 24th September - 5th October. The full Festival programme has been announced and...

DigiFest 2020 artists, performers and activists join to mark Alf’s Act

DigiFest 2020 is about to take to the airwaves with the two day digital festival the catalyst for a host of creativity, conversations, story...

‘Health holidays’: Forgotten tales of poorly Manchester children who were sent to Switzerland revealed...

Hundreds of poorly children who swapped polluted post-war Manchester for ‘health holidays’ in the fresh Alpine air have shared their little-known adventures for a...

Why wasps become so annoying at the end of summer

The sausages are sizzling, the burgers browned, and the beer is cold. You’re all set for the perfect end-of-summer BBQ. Alfresco dining, drinks in...

It’s a virtual Pride this year for Manchester

Manchester Pride has today released the schedule for its Alternative Manchester Pride Festival over August bank holiday weekend. From yoga and drag artists to new...

Meet the revolutionaries of past, present and future when People’s History Museum reopens

The doors of People’s History Museum (PHM), the national museum of democracy, will reopen on Tuesday 1 September.  Never has there been a more fitting time to enjoy...

Wellcome Photography Prize 2020 winners announced including Manchester-based Benji Reid

A Manchester based artist has one of the categories in the Wellcome Photograph Prize winners for 2020. Holding on to Daddy by Benji Reid, is...

Affleck’s based Company have ambitions for a post Covid future

A five thousand pound investment back in 2014 has seen a Manchester based Company grow with a turnover of a million pounds and despite...