First commission for The Lowry’s WEEK 53 in 2020 announced

Something To Aim For presents Pandora, conceived by and starring leading drag and contemporary opera performer Le Gateau Chocolat, will receive its world premiere...

One hundred letters sent to Thomas Hardy made public for the first time

Thomas Hardy’s position as one of Britain’s preeminent writers meant he received thousands of letters from fans, friends and members of the public to...

Sustainable place makers bring UK Green Film Festival to Manchester

  The UK Green Film Festival (UKGFF) is heading to Manchester for the first time thanks to igloo Regeneration and a team of collaborators, allowing...

Six North West Artists link with Oldham Coliseum for 2020

Oldham Coliseum Theatre is welcoming three new Associate Artists: Grant Archer, Hafsah Aneela Bashir and RedBobble Arts, and three Supported Artists: Caitlin Gleeson, Nana-Kofi...

Tameside artists to be showcased in exciting new gallery space

A new gallery is set to open in Tameside which will display some of the best work from the local art community. The Market Gallery...

Evocative & Politically Challenging Works Worth £7000 Gifted To Manchester Art Gallery

Four works of contemporary art with a combined value of £6,875 have been gifted to Manchester Art Gallery for the third year by The...

New exhibition features art of British Prisoners of War in the Far East

A new exhibition displaying the artwork of British Far East prisoners of War (FEPOW) has opened at Liverpool University’s Victoria Gallery & Museum. The exhibition...

Poet wins inaugural Polari Prize for best LGBT writing

Poet Andrew McMillan’s “beautiful, courageously honest and disarmingly vulnerable” collection has won a new literary prize for work that explores LGBT issues. McMillan, a Senior...

Group of Greater Manchester young people join up with English ballet

A group of young people from across Greater Manchester have been given a unique opportunity to take part in a workshop with members of...

A new LGBTQ+ theatre festival is to run in January 2020 at Manchester’s Hope...

A new LGBTQ+ theatre festival is to run for three weeks in January 2020 at Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre, a collaboration between the venue...