First headliner announced for Manchester Science Festival 2017

An exhibition charting the remarkable 500-year history of robots is to headline this year’s Manchester Science Festival, it has been announced today. Robots will explore...

Life on Mars? Martian meteorite yields more evidence of the possibility

A tiny fragment of Martian meteorite 1.3 billion years old is helping to make the case for the possibility of life on Mars, say...

Less and More -Future Everything announces its Manchester Festival

Manchester-based FutureEverything,  has just announced details of its 2016 Manchester festival and conference programme. Entitled Less and More: Rethinking Resources, the 21st FutureEverything annual festival...

Manchester Arndale seeks to save the bees

Manchester Arndale is on the lookout for an inspiring charity or community group to support as it launches The Big Bee Project.

Restoration work set to continue at Gorton’s Monastery

The Monastery’s new £3million eco-friendly ‘Welcome Wing’, with building and restoration work due to start next month  The Monastery of St Francis & Gorton Trust,...

It’s not quite light in Manchester’s Northern Quarter

Simon Buckley is a photographer living in the Northern Quarter. He recently  began a long term project, Not Quite Light, capturing in the half...

Over half a million living in poverty despite Greater Manchester’s economic success

Greater Manchester is the UK’s third largest English city-region economy outside London but still has 620,000 people living in poverty according to a major...

Bookmark festival returns to Oldham

If books and literature are your thing, then look no further than next week in Oldham with the return of the borough's Bookmark festival. Starting...

RHS Chooses Leading Design Duo for RHS Bridgewater Kitchen Garden

A design by Harris Bugg Studio has been chosen for a new Kitchen Garden at RHS Garden Bridgewater. Located within the historic Walled Garden,...

Syria Story of a conflict at IWM North

A once stable country has been shattered and hope for the future is in short supply. A new exhibition has opened at the Imperial War...