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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.

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...

Three to see this weekend: festival a go-go, fixing your yoga...

Planning on hibernating this weekend? Well don't. Put that tin of Quality Street down, peel yourself off the sofa, and get yourself into town....

Three to see this weekend: a movie, a musical and a...

You may have been to a Village Screen film show at Victoria Baths. This weekend, by way of a change, they're turning up at...

Get best priced tickets for Post Malone, Steely Dan, Steve Aoki...

I Love MCR® has teamed up with TickX, the UK’s leading search engine and discovery platform for events, attractions and cinema, to give you...

Review: The Manchester Project at HOME

Mancunians showed the world their sense of identity last year when they came together to mourn the victims of the terror attack on the...

Everything’s Gone Green vegan festival is coming to one of Manchester’s...

January is a time of year where many people plan to eat more healthily, whether it’s part of a New Year’s Resolution, or trying...

Peterloo Massacre campaigners want public involvement in memorial

On 16 August 1819 the area around where St Peter’s Square is now was the scene of a bloodbath. Armed cavalry stormed into a...

My First Ballet: Swan Lake at The Opera House

Ballet, like opera, is often perceived to be an elitist art form - and certainly not something for three-year-old children. The English National Ballet began...

Noel Gallagher to reopen Manchester Arena in massive benefit concert

Manchester Arena will reopen on Saturday 9 September with a massive benefit concert to raise money for the Manchester Memorial Fund, honouring those affected...

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...

“I didn’t really think I’d end up doing it if I’m...

One of the best-loved animated films of the early 2000s, Madagascar is a tale of adventure for a group of animals living in the...

Peterloo Massacre memorial: artist Jeremy Deller unveils design

Jeremy Deller has revealed his designs for a permanent memorial to commemorate those who died at the Peterloo Massacre of 1819. The Turner Prize-winning artist has...

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