Exhibitions

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...

Three to see this weekend: a silent rave, an art exhibit...

Guys and gals. Ed Sheeran is in the neighbourhood this weekend. If you want to throw some shapes with the world’s coolest ginger, now’s...

The Ideal Homes Show springs back to Manchester with 500 free...

The Ideal Home Show, sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements, is returning to Manchester's EventCity for its 4th year, for four fun-filled days – and is set to be bigger and...

Old Granada Studios brings together creative industries for Enterprise City festival...

The historic Old Granada Studios will be the hub for a launch festival celebrating the creative industries. The ECUK festival will feature everything from live arts and crafts making...

12 Questions for Manchester Bees: Andrew Brooks, Photographer

Essex-born photographer Andrew Brooks came to Manchester over twenty years ago to study Documentary Photography at Stockport College. He archives the beauty of our...

Sir Ian McKellen opens LGBT rights exhibition at People’s History Museum

“We should all accept the simple fact that we should love each other,” said Sir Ian McKellen, as he launched the a ground-breaking new...

12 Questions for Manchester Bees: Lucy Dusgate, Digital Producer, Quays Culture...

Lucy Dusgate grew up in High Peak. After many years travelling the globe and building a career in creative digital programming, she now sources and...

Three to see this weekend: films, feminism and a tattoo tea...

For all of those who fancy it, Leeds lads The Kaiser Chiefs are in town. If you’re not a huge fan of their music...

Three to see this weekend: beats, treats and dancing feet

These top weekend events in Manchester will have you ushering in February and saying goodbye to those January blues. Whether you fancy celebrating Saturday with...

Three to see this weekend: dragon dances, a kickass concert and...

Whether you fancy arts or music or you’re just going for the food, you’re bound to find something that's right up your alley. The highlight of...

WONDER WOMEN: for superheroines and demi-goddesses!

Manchester’s annual feminist festival returns this March for the fourth year running with a programme of film, talks, workshops and exhibitions.

30 fantastic festivals to look forward to in Manchester in 2017

Back in my student days, Parklife festival was the highlight of the year for me – and thousands of other Manchester students. A reward...