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...

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...

Have you ever taken a photograph whilst visiting Manchester Cathedral?

Manchester Cathedral’s photography competition, Capture the Cathedral, is now open for entries! The annual Capture the Cathedral competition has produced some absolutely stunning images of...

Poet Laureate composes text for TUC 150th anniversary in Manchester

The text, which celebrates the various contributions trade union members make to society, is made public as the TUC’s holds its annual congress in...

Evocative’ short story and poetry with ‘musical clarity’ take home prizes at Manchester Writing...

The winners of the 10th anniversary Manchester Fiction Prize and Poetry Prize have been announced: Gabriel Monteros and Molly Underwood pick up...

The long wait is over as Hilary Mantel announces when the final part of...

The long wait is over but we now know when the concluding part of Hilary Mantel's prizewinning, bestselling Thomas Cromwell trilogy will be published. Titled...

5-year-old recreates iconic LS Lowry scene from her bedroom window – 64 years after...

LS Lowry’s Going to the Match is one of the most recognisable paintings in Britain today. It captured the scene, in 1953, as crowds flocked...

Nefertiti was no pharaoh, says renowned Manchester Egyptologist

Contrary to popular opinion, one of the most famous women in ancient history did not rule Egypt, according to a new book. Dr Joyce Tyldesley, an Egyptologist...