New exhibition focuses on use of glasses in the cinema

Sir Tom Courtenay’s memories of his bespectacled character in Doctor Zhivago leads a quirky new exhibition on glasses in film. Hosted by the Society of...

Manchester Science Festival 2017 photography exhibition: Sharing Stories of Women in Science and Engineering

Science is not, and never has been, just for men, however just 13% of those working in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in...

‘Break in Transmission’ exhibition explores language and translation

A new exhibition opening at Manchester's Holden Gallery this month explores the links between our language and the visual transmission of the message On the...

Young Salfordians launch exhibition of their artwork at The Lowry

Young people from Salford have launched a new exhibition at The Lowry featuring artwork they made in collaboration with professional artists. The exhibition features a...

War with the Newts previews at Refract Festival, Sale Waterside before its Edinburgh Fringe...

A contemporary re-imagining of Karel Čapek’s apocalyptic 1936 sci-fi satire transports audiences to the hull of a ship to explore migration, perceptions of otherness and nationalism...

Pride in Trafford launches inaugural festival at the Waterside

The new LGBTQ+ five day event will be staged in Trafford in May, with artists including Heather Peace, Tom Allen and Bethany Black. A collaboration...

It’s a busy month at Stoller Hall

There's plenty going on at Manchester's newest venue Stoller Hall this July. This Saturday sees interdependence: We Need to Talk. Curated by MIF, FutureEverything, The Guardian and...

Poet who used PPI claim to fund theatre career launches new show at The...

Popular Manchester poet and performer Chanje Kunda used her PPI claim to fund a dream career in theatre. She will premiere her new work...

100 years on from Russian Revolution

ACTRESS Maxine Peake and University of Salford academic Professor John Callaghan are taking part in an event marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution. Professor...

Breathtaking: Blown Air Captured In Glass

The determined breaths of a glassblower are seldom included in the finished product of their labour, yet a series of newly commissioned glass sculptures by...