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Manchester has re-invented itself as a hotbed of culture. Our creative city is brimming with love for the arts. It’s bursting with enough galleries, museums, concert halls, libraries, and theatres to keep the most devout culture vulture happy and more festivals than you can shake a stick at.

Emmeline Pankhurst voted Greatest Northerner of all time

Emmeline Pankhurst has been declared the Greatest Northerner of all time following a public vote. The political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement,...

Meet the actress who’s looking forward to a Beautiful Christmas in...

A woman who was taken to the Palace Theatre as a child is going back there for the festive season. But this time she'll...

An exclusive Star Wars The Last Jedi screening is coming to...

A long time ago, in a warehouse far far away, there was a unique experience to be had. Or, experience unique to be had there...

Meet top Manchester hip-hop crew The Mouse Outfit

Local hip-hop band The Mouse Outfit have been making waves on the UK hip-hop scene for some time now. They first appeared on the local...

Review: Evita at the Palace Theatre

Who would have thought that a musical based on the life of a woman who rose from poverty to become the first lady of...

Meet the people behind south Manchester DJ collective Peek a Groove

Manchester DJ collective Peek a Groove are celebrating their first birthday on Saturday 9th December with an all-day charity fundraiser event at Dulcimer, their...

15 glorious gigs for you to enjoy in Manchester this December

It’s December and Christmas party season is upon us. Typically, this means an onslaught of listings as promoters seek to cash in on our festive...

Manchester creatives behind BBC One’s Christmas 2017 short film

If you haven't seen the BBC One Christmas short film The Supporting Act yet, you will. The animated short, which illustrates the joy of a shared...

12 Questions for Manchester Bees: Yvonne Katcher, photographer

If you've been to Beastro recently, you may have seen some rather striking framed photographs on the wall. They're the work of Yvonne Katcher. She's...

Harry Potter’s coming to Manchester – and there’s a cocktail to...

We all love a little witchcraft and wizardry. If your favourite Christmas movie is actually a marathon of all eight Harry Potter films followed...

Exhibition of work by legendary Salford photographer captures Manchester Airport in...

An exhibition at Manchester Central Library showcases how Manchester Airport used to look 30 years ago, courtesy of Shirley Baker. Salford-born Shirley Baker, the photographer best...

Meet the collaborators behind Manchester’s beer-meets-art project Fanny’s Passion

They are a band of brothers - and sisters - who brew beer in Salford and have a popular beer house in Ancoats. She is...