It’s Alright: A Celebration of Manchester’s Rave Heritage 1985-1995

A one-off collaborative event exploring what it means to grow up and grow old with rave culture in Greater Manchester is taking place this summer. It's...

Beckett trilogy heads to the Lowry

A trilogy of Samuel Beckett plays performed by actress Lisa Dwan, will be coming to the Lowry Theatre in September for their only northern...

100 years ago in Manchester.

The end is not in sight was the message from King George.More men and yet more are wanted to keep my armies in the...

Corn Exchange comes full circle

With news that Manchester's Corn Exchange may be getting a revamp with a new boutique Hotel, About Manchester takes a look at the history...

Improvements but Manchester is still lagging behinds says latest State of the City report

Manchester remains a place where people want to live, work and invest, as well as visit. However, as in previous reports, there is no...

Manchester’s Material-Graphene and beyond at MOSI

We are, says the introduction to the exhibition, at the very beginning of our relationship with Graphene, but it has always been around us. Wonder...

I think I’m getting more political as I get older

'I am a Socialist' says playwright and folk singer Lizzie Nunnery. " and if there is one good thing about the rise of Corbynism then...

Can you break the code and find Alan Turing’s buried treasure?

A new fiendishly-challenging online brain-teaser, featuring cryptic clues, has been launched by mathematicians at The University of Manchester. The online cryptography competition has...

Historic clogs return home to Manchester

A pair of clogs, dating back to the nineteenth century and loaned to children that attended the Charter Street Ragged School in Manchester, have...

Revealed-latest plans for BBC Oxford Road site

Circle Square is to be the new development on the former BBC Oxford site it has been announced today. Joint venture partners Bruntwood and Select...