bluedot announces The Pankhurst Sessions Ahead of International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day, bluedot has announced The Pankhurst Sessions: a cross-disciplinary programme of feminist reflections across literature, science and film, curated...

Oldham gallery to host Rock against Racism exhibition

Gallery Oldham is set to host an exhibition about an intriguing period in British post-war history. ‘Rock Against Racism’, launching on Saturday 14 March, explores...

Ambitious plans for National Poetry Centre in Leeds revealed

Poet Laureate Simon Armitage has today announced ambitious plans for a National Poetry Centre in Leeds. The major partnership between Professor Armitage, the University and...

World exclusives for bluedot festival’s Science

bluedot have revealed their first wave of science names for this year's festival, joining a weekend of music and cosmic culture at Cheshire's Jodrell...

From Broadway to Britten-Opera North brings its new season to the Lowry

Madcap capers, a spine-chilling ghost story and simmering tensions in 1940s New York make up Opera North’s compelling new season which tours to The...

Jasdeep Singh Degun on bringing his new sitar concert to Manchester

Leeds-based sitarist and composer Jasdeep Singh Degun is joined by the Orchestra of Opera North at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester on...

Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall present Manchester Metropolitan University with Queen’s Anniversary...

Manchester Metropolitan University has received the Queen’s Anniversary Prize at a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace for its innovative multilingual poetry competition Mother Tongue...

Hollywood Artist to release new body of works exclusively for Castle Fine Art

Exhibiting for the first time with Castle Fine Art, internationally renowned neo-expressionist artist, Domingo Zapata, will be releasing a series of unique pieces across...

Run 5K and “beat” the music of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony (in Beethoven’s 250th birthday...

BBC Radio 3 and BBC Sport are challenging members of the public to attempt to run 5K and “beat” the music of Beethoven’s epic...

Manchester Writing Competition 2019 winners revealed as Momtaza Mehri and Tim Etchells

The winners of the Manchester Writing Competition 2019, the UK’s richest prize for unpublished work, are Momtaza Mehri and Tim Etchells. Mehri took home the Manchester Poetry...