The adventures of Annie Wilde

It is February 1918, and after several decades of protest and four years of bloody war Parliament is poised to grant what the suffragettes...

A walk through Ashton’s Radical Past

Manchester Radical Historian Michael Herbert will be leading a walk in Ashton-under-Lyne on Sunday 2 November. Walkers will learn about The Lancashire cotton...

The Bullet and the Bass Trombone

A symphony orchestra arrive in the capital city of a tropical country, to play a new piece of music by a contemporary composer. On...

The House of Bernada Alba at the Royal Exchange

A bold exploration of female identity, sexuality and power: Lorca’s The House of Bernada Alba is beautifully transformed for the Royal Exchange’s distinctive in-the-round...

A pop-up-theatre at Love Eccles Festival 2016

Love Eccles Festival has teamed up with The Lowry to bring top quality theatre direct to Eccles Town Centre in the form of Roundabout.  This...

Diggers Festival returns for biggest bash yet

A popular annual arts and music festival which celebrates the life of Wigan’s greatest radical thinker is set to host its biggest event yet. The...

Manchester to host cycling’s coolest consumer show

Thousands of Manchester’s cycling community will congregate in May for a major urban cycling event that is coming to the city for the first...

The Hallé and Sir Mark Elder are reunited with Sunwook Kim for new album

The Hallé and Sir Mark Elder are reunited with Sunwook Kim in these long-awaited studio recordings of the repertoire with which the pianist won...

Flares and flare-ups: youth gangs, fashion and violence in late Victorian Manchester and Salford

Andrew Davies, author of The Gangs of Manchester will be giving a free talk at Manchester Art Gallery on Thursday 23rd January at 7pm. Between...

World Premiere brings ancient story to a modern audience

Theatre  maker Rose van Leyenhorst and co-director Chris Hill have teamed up to create THE ODDITY, a contemporary exploration of The Odyssey introducing ​Tilly​,​...