Spring and Summer Studio and Special Shows announced by Royal Exchange.

Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre has announced full details of shows in The Studio and Special Events in its Spring Summer 2015 Season. Highlights include...

One hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Alice in Wonderland is commemorated

2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, a landmark in the history of children’s literature and...

Manchester Cathedral invokes the spirit of Canon Wray

At this time of year as the night time temperatures are plummeting Manchester Cathedral is looking to the legacy of one of their great...

Scuttles comes to the Royal Exchange this February.

Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre is to stage the world premiere of award-winning playwright, Rona Munro’s new play Scuttles about Manchester’s original gangs. Set in...

New plans for Wigan Pier

A major transformation of one of the North West’s most iconic destinations has moved a step closer after Wigan Council signed a deal with...

Manchester Museum triumphs on Lever Prize

Manchester Museum has won the prestigious Lever Prize 2015 for the project 'Real Life Science'. The annual award is given to arts organisations in north-west...

Rosy future is predicted for Greater Manchester’s job market

Greater Manchester’s jobs market will grow by 110,000 by 2024 according to a new report out this week. Based on the latest available data, the...

James Ernest Mangnall

He was, at least so far, the only person to manage both Manchester United and Manchester City and was born this week in 1866. James...

The National Theatre’s One Man, Two Guvnors returns to The Lowry

The National Theatre's award-winning comedy One Man, Two Guvnors, returns to The Lowry for one week only to banish those January blues. The acclaimed production,...

Turing’s will amongst millions to go online

The wills of amongst others Alan Turing as well as Charles Dickens, Winston Churchill and Beatrix Potter are among millions which have been made...