Two early dates announced for next year’s Manchester Lit Fest

American poet Danez Smith and   the founder and singer of Suede, Brett Anderson have been confirmed as two speakers for early 2018 for Manchester...

Viv Albertine and Susie Orbach to appear at Manchester Lit Fest events

Manchester Literature Festival has announced two new events this week. Talented artist, author and punk icon Viv Albertine will be in conversation with Jeanette Winterson...

Bad Language hosts Malachy Tallack, celebrated author from Shetland

Bad Language will welcome Malachy Tallack to their regular literary open mic night hosted at Gulliver’s, Oldham Street on 30th May to celebrate the launch of...

Broughton leisure centre as you’ve never seen it used before.

Dante or Die are on the road with a new staging of their 80’s inspired show Take On Me, offering an intimate insight into...

Emilie Taylor’s brand new exhibition, Edgelands, has opened at Gallery Oldham.

Emilie Taylor’s brand new exhibition, Edgelands, has opened at Gallery Oldham. In this new body of work, she explores the lives of the young women...

Anthony Burgess Foundation celebrates 100th birthday for late legend 

The International Anthony Burgess Foundation, located on Cambridge Street, has rounded up a series of events to celebrate the 100th birthday of the foundation’s...

Lighting up Bury this weekend

Enlighten Bury is a new sound and light festival bringing together a stellar programme of world premieres, award winning artworks and international musicians. Curated Place...

A genre-splicing comedy/food show is coming to Sale

After a total sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival 2017 this August just gone ‘GEORGE EGG: DIY CHEF' features food and comedy combined to inspire and instruct the...

Oldham’s all booked up

BBC Radio 2’s Simon Mayo will close the show as Oldham’s annual Bookmark Festival returns for a long weekend of book-related fun. This April there’s...

Manchester composer Michael Betteridge brings Jon Ronson ‘Twitter Opera’ to the city fresh from...

The Aequitas Collective and Folk Opera Iceland are bringing their lauded twitter opera #echochamber to Manchester  this summer after a successful run in Reykjavik,...