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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...

Will a bit of Japanese love put a forgotten NQ building...

A 35,000 sq ft office block on the corner of Tariff Street and Hilton Street, Hilton House was designed by famed architect Richard Seifert...

Get creative at a breast painting workshop for women

No, this isn't another clickbait article. This is a real thing and a real experience and, despite what you may think, it's offering women...

Northern Quarter exhibition celebrates music icons of the psychedelic sixties

They say that if you can remember the 60s you probably weren't there. In case you were there and can't remember them, 1967 was the...

Brand new initiative celebrates Manchester’s contemporary art scene

April is Manchester Art Month. It's a brand new initiative celebrating Manchester’s contemporary art scene. Get ready for exhibitions and events in unusual places -...

Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester recreates suffragette march

Emmeline Pankhurst leads a mini-march of suffragettes wearing the distinctive purple and green colours of the movement in a Lego tribute to the women,...

Hylas, the nymphs and the battle over art in Manchester

Whatever way you look at it, Manchester Art Gallery did not cover itself in glory when it removed John William Waterhouse’s 1896 painting Hylas...

Manchester Art Gallery removes painting ‘to challenge Victorian fantasies’

Manchester Art Gallery has removed JW Waterhouse's Pre-Raphaelite fantasy Hylas and the Nymphs and left a temporary space in Gallery 10 to ‘prompt conversation about how...

What these two Manchester creatives do with glass will take your...

The breath of glassblowers isn't usually visible in the finished products of their labour. But Manchester-based creatives Jahday Ford and Joseph Hillary are changing that...

Every picture tells a story: exhibition by world’s first augmented reality...

A collection of poignant paintings are on display at Manchester Central Library from today to mark the anniversary of the end of World War...