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Meet the door-to-door poet collecting stories of the Bridgewater Canal

You've probably had a door-to-door salesman (or woman) knock on your front door at least once in your life. But what about a door-to-door poet? Rowan...

Meet the Salford-born actress who’s about to become a Calendar Girl

You may have spotted Anna-Jane Casey on the cobbles of Coronation Street recently playing Geri, a woman organising a calendar to raise money for a cancer charity. Funnily enough,...

Seven Bro7hers’ siblings launch Four Sis4ers gin

You may have heard of Seven Bro7hers beer. You may even have tried it. Now say hello to Four Sis4ers gin. And yes, they are related. The amazing McAvoy...

20 weird and wonderful shows to see at the Greater Manchester...

The Manchester International Festival takes place every two years. There isn't one this year. But there is a Greater Manchester Fringe. We do things...

Three to see this weekend: running right, bloggers unite and Not...

Whether you fancy getting active or something a bit more leisurely, there's plenty to entertain in Manchester this weekend. Salford artist Simon Buckley's Not...

Animal-friendly eating, drinking and shopping in Manchester

National Vegetarian Week falls on the 14th-21st May. Where better to celebrate it than in and around the area where the modern vegetarian movement...

Three to see: two different decks and dads writing sex

The Bank Holiday weekend and relentless sunshine may be over, but there are still lots of reasons to get out and about in Manchester...

Don’t miss this Bank Holiday Makers Market bonanza at the Lowry...

A firm favourite amongst the MediaCityUK crowd, the Lowry Outlet Makers Market is back to host a three-day special to celebrate the late May...

Review: Titanic The Musical at The Lowry

Everyone knows the story of the Titanic. It's the basis of one of the most successful films of all time, as well as the...

Sounds From The Other City: the festival season starts in Salford

Tired of over-priced, over-subscribed music festivals you spend all year saving up for only to end up wading around in mud miles away from...

Budget sci-fi film shot in a Salford warehouse ready for lift-off

A local independent film production company have launched a crowdfunding campaign to cover the post-production costs of their new sci-fi thriller. Newfound Planet Films are hoping...

2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the TUC. What can we...

In 1968, the Trades Union Congress was exactly a hundred years old. The first meeting - a bringing-together of representatives of different trades to...