From Strangeways to HM Prison Hull Paul Ward reflects on a thirty year career...

A new book From Jailer to Entrepreneur sees Paul Ward reflects on a thirty year career in the prison service and life after the Clink. Growing up...

Cash injection as Dippy heads for Rochdale

The Natural History Museum’s world famous exhibit is currently on a tour of 8 different venues across the country, with Rochdale set to be...

Michael captures the Cathedral

This year marks the sixth year of Capture the Cathedral, our annual photography competition. Every year the standard gets better and better as entrants...

Cumbrian student is inaugural winner of Tony Warren bursary

inaugural recipient of the Tony Warren Drama Student Bursary as Florence Dobson from Ulverston, Cumbria. Florence began her training on the BA (Hons) in Acting...

Original Pop Art pioneer to mark UK return with appearance at Manchester gallery

One of the pioneers of the American Pop Art movement, James Francis Gill, will appear at a Manchester gallery next weekend to mark his...

First names announced for Rochdale’s literature festival

The first 5 names on the line-up for the 2019 Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival have been revealed. The 8-day festival in October will feature...

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...

Creative writing challenge for young people launched alongside UK Tour of ‘A Monster Calls

A creative writing challenge has been launched alongside the UK Tour of A Monster Calls, based on the critically-acclaimed novel by Patrick Ness. The...

Fictional literary worlds to be brought to life using 3D maps

Manchester Metropolitan University are partners in an innovative new project to bring famous literary landscapes to life. Dr David Cooper, Senior Lecturer in English, is...

From Railway terminus to Science Museum New photography exhibition charts the history of the...

A stunning new photography exhibition at the Museum of Science and Industry charts the history of the museum and the building restoration work carried...