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Internationally renowned artist creates wonderful angel wings mural for intu Trafford...

An interactive artist whose work went viral when Taylor Swift posed in front of one of her murals will create a visually stunning piece of...

The best free and cheap events at MIF 2017

Manchester International Festival (MIF) kicks off on Thursday with a hugely ambitious programme of events. The last two offerings were criticised in some quarters for...

Manchester street art is beeeautiful – here’s how to get your...

Manchester loves its street art. There are walking tours and Instagram pages dedicated to it. New work goes up almost every day and is...

How the worker bee has come to symbolise the spirit of...

You can’t cross a street in the city centre without seeing a Manchester bee. It’s on bollards, planters and rubbish bins everywhere. Since the...

Grab complimentary tickets to Ideal Home Show featuring brand new Eat...

The team behind ever popular Ideal Home Show want to show their solidarity with Manchester and offer people, including emergency services, a free day out. The Ideal Home Show, sponsored...

Manchester artists stage massive online auction for victims of Arena terrorist...

Manchester's artists have come together to raise money for the families of those killed and injured in the horrific 22nd May attack on Manchester...

Manchester artists create stunning new exhibition in Happy Valley

Bollington is a pretty Cheshire market town about 18 miles south of Manchester, known to its residents as Happy Valley. It was once a hive of the...

My favourite Manchester works of art: Michael Ashcroft, artist

You're probably familiar with the work of Michael Ashcroft. His atmospheric cityscapes of Manchester's rain-soaked streets and, more recently, his paintings of iconic city centre...

Sketch and the city: meet the man who drew Manchester from...

Carl Lavia, aka Sketch, is not your typical London lad. He's an adopted Mancunian whose huge bird's eye view drawing of Manchester is now on...

Freshen up your home at the Home Discoveries event at Lowry...

Summer is officially on its way. Temperatures are slowly creeping up, the sun has finally got its hat on and you’re musing over starting a...

Three to See: B.Eat Street, Grease, and taking the heat

The Vamps are in town. Oh yes. If you’re not into the jangles of pubescent teenage boys, you might want to skip this in favour...

New art space opens in Northern Quarter with Sky Arts Portrait...

Specialist art supplies retailer Cass Art has launched a brand new art space in its Northern Quarter store which opened earlier this month. It opened with a private...