Art & Design

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...

You will love these hand doodled illustrations of Manchester icons

Back in January, Dunstan Carter decided to leave his job heading up sales on the Prolific North Live media expo to embark on a new career as...

11 mega May Bank Holiday events and offers for you to...

Bank holidays are like buses. You wait ages for one then two turn up at the same time. Following swiftly on the heels of the...

Manchester’s museums and arts venues open late for one night only...

Familiar venues and spaces will transform into places of wonder and curiosity on Thursday May 18th to celebrate Manchester After Hours, an annual night of...

The good, the bad and the ugly: the buildings Mancunians love...

Tower blocks, brutalist modern architecture, high rise flats and offices built in the aftermath of the war. Don’t Mancunians who cherish the city’s Victorian...