Parklives launches across Manchester’s Parks

Manchester Council is teaming up with Coca-Cola Great Britain to launch Parklives, a programme of free activities in Manchester’s parks.  The parks taking part are:...

The first handmade history of British homelessnes

It had its debut at the Houses of Parliament back in May last year and now it will be on show at Manchester's Central...

Tussauds plays homage to Corrie’s Hilda on her fiftieth anniversary

One of the best-loved characters in the history of the small screen, Coronation Street’s busy body Hilda Ogden celebrates her 50th anniversary since bursting...

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...

Lost In Translation

A new exhibition brought together by leading textile artist and educator Alice Kettle is opening at Manchester's Portico Library next week. Made in Translation is...

Mary Quaile, Manchester trade union pioneer, comes back to life in...

Manchester trade union pioneer Mary Quaile (1886 to 1958) will be remembered in “Dare to Be Free”, a play which will ...

‘Lost’ photographs of LS Lowry to go on display at The Lowry on Saturday

Rare photographs of LS Lowry - ‘lost’ in the attic of a celebrated photographer for more than 50 years - are to go on...

Capitalism is good for communities -Discuss

The latest debate from the people at Discuss is taking place this week. Capitalism is good for communities will be argued by Breffni Walsh, Founder,...

World Book Day Celebrations

Manchester Libraries will be celebrating World Book Day in style with a variety of exciting events to inspire children with a love of reading. More...

Winner of a 2013 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting kicks off Royal Exchange Studio season

A co-production between the Royal Exchange Theatre and the HighTide Festival opens a vibrant collection of home produced and visiting shows as part of...