Youngsters from across Manchester bid to be the next Michael Jackson

Motown the Musical lands on the Manchester Opera House Stage from 26 February – 23rd March 2019 and producers from the hit West End...

Eileen Simpson and Ben White: Open Music Archive at Castlefield Gallery

This summer Castlefield Gallery will present Eileen Simpson and Ben White: Open Music Archive, the first UK survey show of the artists’ work from...

The Coral and The Hoosiers announced for Rochdale Feel Good Festival

Rock band The Coral will headline the Rochdale Feel Good Festival this summer, taking to the main stage for a free show in Rochdale Town Hall...
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Lockie: The Prince and the small girl

This week my column is a short essay I wrote after Prince passed away. No jokes, no clever comments... Just my version of what I...

The story behind author Graham Greene’s Cold War spy novel, Our Man in Havana,...

Dr Hull’s Our Man Down in Havana is perfectly timed for publication alongside important anniversaries in Cuba this year. It is 500 years since Spanish colonial...

Artists reveal all with guided tour of two extraordinary exhibitions

Art lovers across the North West are being offered a rare glimpse into the minds of two talented artists at a special event in...

Tea for Two with a View

They say that good things don’t last a lifetime, but I firmly believe that afternoon tea will last forever. Whilst it may have been...

Southport’s Bistrot Pierre opens its doors

SOUTHPORT’S much anticipated French restaurant Bistrot Pierre has opened its doors today (17 November) following the renovation of one of the town’s most iconic...

New insight into Earth’s crust, mantle and outer core interactions

A new study by the University of Liverpool, in collaboration with the Universities of Lancaster and Oslo, sheds light on a longstanding question that...

Keep calm and carry on

The truth and history behind the iconic 'Keep Calm and Carry On' poster, including how it was designed months before the Second World War...