Lancaster-based poet Benjamin Guilfoyle is lacing up his walking boots for an epic 125-mile...

Lancaster-based poet Benjamin Guilfoyle is lacing up his walking boots for an epic 125-mile hike from Lancaster to Brighouse for his first big poetry...

Danny Boyle creates an alternative navity for the BBC with the help of Banksy

Coming to TV screens on Sunday 17 December, 9pm, Radcliffe's very own Danny Boyle travels to Bethlehem to capture a festive performance of the nativity...

Manchester Jazz festival seeking musicians for spectacular opening event

This year’s Manchester Jazz Festival (mjf) will be launched with Mancunity - a spectacular mass participation event - and organisers are encouraging the region’s...

Femininity, Greek Legend and Serendipity: Jessica Rankin’s first UK exhibition outside London opens in...

In the artist’s first exhibition outside London and one of entirely new work, Jessica Rankin threads a needle between serendipitous encounters with artefacts of...

Relaunched Portico Prize for Literature

The Portico Prize for Literature is to return in a partnership between The Portico Library and The Manchester Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University....

First guests for Rochdale’s Lit Fest are announced

The 8-day festival in October will feature internationally acclaimed poet Simon Armitage CBE, television presenter and triathlete Louise Minchin, actress, author and presenter Baroness...

A generous gift from the Victoria Wood foundation has sealed the fundraising for Halle...

The Hallé’s fundraising for the new building at Hallé St Peter’s has been completed with a generous gift from the Victoria Wood Foundation. Work is...

Works by international artist unveiled in Manchester

A collection of works by renowned international artist, Lorenzo Quinn, have been unveiled in Manchester. The series of sculptures are displayed in an exhibition at...

Honouring the crew of S S Stockport

Artists, metalworkers and sculptors are being invited to submit design ideas for a memorial honouring the crew of the town’s World War Two rescue...

Holden Gallery to host The John Ruskin Prize 2019 exhibition

The prestigious John Ruskin Prize 2019 exhibition will be hosted at Manchester Metropolitan University in the bicentenary year of the artist, writer and critic’s...