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Meet the artist who paints with a Costa loyalty card instead...

When you think of what you could use an expired Costa loyalty card for, painting with it is probably not one of the first...

Manchester in pictures: one photographer’s visual record of the built environment

What makes our city? What defines Manchester? Many would say the people: strong, generous, industrious, funny and proud. United in their love for the...

‘Manchester is a powerhouse of artistic movement and growth’: exhibition showcases...

The UK’s leading fine art publisher, Washington Green Fine Art, brought its Summer Exhibition event to Manchester for the first time this year, showcasing...

Why a local photographer is putting ballerinas in the windows of...

Walk down Hilton Street in the Northern Quarter and you’ll find an old office block with 56 different images of ballerinas in the windows,...

Manchester pictured as you’ve never seen it before

These are the places. But can you spot them in a just-launched new artwork featuring many of Manchester’s iconic buildings? The work, entitled The Manchester...

The 50 best and worst modern buildings in Manchester, according to...

Aidan O’Rourke has been documenting Manchester in photographs and words since 1996. Passionate about photography, Aidan has his own website and used to contribute a regular...

Meet the artists behind Bee in the City: Kathleen Smith

Take a stroll down Deansgate and you'll find a rather beautiful bee sat in one of the windows of House of Fraser. The base of...

Meet the artists behind Bee in the City: Amy Coney

Amy Coney's Bee Live in MCR has been signed by A-listers including The Rolling Stones, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and the Gallagher brothers, but she...

Meet the artists behind Bee in the City: Russell Meehan aka...

You might not know him by name, not his real one anyway, but Russell Meehan is the man behind the famous Northern Quarter mural...

Meet the artists behind Bee in the City: Hammo

Nick Hamilton, or Hammo as street art lovers know him as, decided to get involved in Bee in the City after his friends suggested...

Creating a buzz: find Hammo’s bee at New Bailey this summer

The long-awaited Bee in the City sculpture trail kicks off this month, starting on 23rd July and running until 23rd September. Inspired by Manchester's much-celebrated...

10 fabulous events to celebrate The Deaf Institute’s 10th birthday

It’s been almost ten years since a former Victorian institute for deaf and dumb people was transformed into a three floor party place complete...

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