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Manchester has re-invented itself as a hotbed of arts and culture. Our creative city is brimming with love for the arts. It’s bursting with enough galleries, museums, concert halls, libraries, and theatres to keep the most devout culture vulture happy and more festivals than you can shake a stick at.

The story of Manchester in 101 objects: #13 the Jacobite Rebellion...

Story: The Jacobite Rebellion in Manchester Object: Bonnie Prince Charlie’s “bed” Year: 1745 Location: Chetham’s Library In an age when the question of who has the rightful claim...

You Are Not Alone music festival is coming to NQ and...

At the end of this month, Northern Quarter venues Night and Day Cafe, Jimmys and The Whiskey Jar are hosting a new music festival...

Extraordinary new Peterloo website recreates Manchester in 1819 to mark 200...

A new website has created in extraordinary 3D detail the events and legacy of the Peterloo Massacre 200 years ago - to enable a...

Mike Leigh’s acclaimed comedy Abigail’s Party arrives in Manchester next month...

Mike Leigh’s celebrated comic play Abigail’s Party is coming to the Manchester Opera House next month. Described as “one of the greatest plays about the...

Manchester radio breakfast shows axed at Capital, Heart and Smooth as...

There is set to be a huge change on Manchester's radio airwaves in the months ahead - after plans were unveiled to scrap local...

Coronation Street fans reeling after factory collapse – what happens next?

One of Coronation Street's most dramatic ever storylines began to unfold on Monday night, with the collapse of the Underworld knicker factory with a...

Book review: Boy Number 26 – Tommy Rhattigan’s harrowing tale of...

If you think the worst thing that could happen to a seven-year-old boy was to be lured into a house by Myra Hindley on...

Review: Rain Man at The Lowry

Screen to stage adaptations attract audiences because essentially what you have is material that's tried and tested. So it’s no wonder that shows like Dirty...

5 Reasons Why Manchester is Definitely the UK’s Second City

5 reasons why Manchester beats Birmingham to the title of the UK’s second city...

Ben Haenow on life after The X Factor, parting ways with...

From van driver to winning the X Factor - Ben Haenow has had an incredible journey. You may remember him as the rightful winner of...

Cotton Clouds Festival announces 2019 line-up for Saddleworth

Situated in the picturesque setting of the Saddleworth hills, local festival Cotton Clouds is back and bigger than ever with a stellar lineup announced...

Review: Les Miserables at the Palace Theatre, Manchester

If you thought the public appetite for all things Les Miserables may have been sated by the Hollywood movie of 2012 or the recent...

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