Wordsworth-The War Poet?

A major exhibition portrays Wordsworth as one of the nation’s greatest war poets. The nineteenth century poet famous for wandering ‘lonely as a cloud’ on...

Philips Park Cemetery prepares to mark its 150th year

In October 2016, Philip's Park will celebrate its one hundred and fifty year anniversary and to mark the occasion, there will be an exhibition...

Magic, Witches & Devils at The John Rylands Library

Ghosts, witches, sorcerers and demons: our fascination with the supernatural stretches back centuries.  European Christians felt threatened by demons thinking that such creatures were given...

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...

Celebrating 100 years of Manchester born Anthony Burgess

Anthony Burgess would have celebrated his 100th birthday on 25 February 2017.  As part of the centenary celebrations, The Manchester based International Anthony Burgess Foundation...

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...

The Innovation Race-Manchester’s Makers Join the First World War-MOSI

One hundred years ago, Britain is one year into the First World War and facing a munitions crisis. With stalemate on the Western Front and hopes...

Gerald Kaufman-Obituary

Sir Gerald was one of thre MP’s who have served in the House of Commons since 1970, but took precedent as Father of the...

Reach for the Sky- The Towers of Bootle Street

Plans for the redevelopment of Jackson Row were on display for one day only this week in the Central Library and About Manchester went...

Compulsive buying explained

New research could explain compulsive buying, help develop a new screening tool to diagnose the condition and help people avoid the worst consequences of...