Stripped down but Manchester’s 24:7 festival is back

After losing their regular funding, 24:7 Theatre Festival is delighted to announce that this year’s Big Festival Weekend 2015 will go ahead, thanks to...

Russell Brand’s Emperors New Clothes gets Manchester screening

Manchester will be hosting a special screening of a new film with world famous British comedian and activist Russell Brand next week.Brand joins forces with...

Idlewind and Proclaimers to headline Rammy Festival

It has been announced that Idlewild and The Proclaimers will be headlining this year's Ramsbottom Festival. Along with even more acts such as alt-folk band...

Tribute to Ewan MacColl to be given in Salford

The Working Class Movement Library and the University of Salford present a centenary tribute to Salford’s Ewan MacColl on Sunday 10 May at 2pm in the...

Oldham Bookmark festival 

A star from children’s TV, a Manchester musical legend, ‘The patron saint of poetry’ and a former borough resident who is now one of country’s most...

Children’s book festival to be annual feast

THE Manchester Children’s Book Festival is set to return for another lot of literary treats and family fun.This year’s festival will run from June 26th to...

Your chance to play at BL9 weekender

Are you a band or artist dreaming of the big time? If you feel you’ve got the star quality to entertain a festival...

Encounter on Easter Island

On Easter Sunday 1722, the Dutch navigator Jacob Roggeveen landed on Easter Island and a stone age culture that had lasted for six hundred years was...

Quick Clean Smart and Bright

Quick, Clean, Smart and Bright” was the motto of the Broadhead theatre circuit. This Wednesday you can hear all about it as The Friends of...

Anna and Elsa in Manchester

The next magical Disney On Ice tour is coming to Manchester this autumn.Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment takes families on action packed adventure...