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Fans of haunted house stories can experience the real deal at...

If you’ve loved scaring yourself silly watching The Haunting of Hill House on Netflix, you’ll be pleased to know you can experience your very...

There’s a Halloween gnome trail at Ordsall Hall – and we...

There's a spooky Halloween trail at one of Manchester's most haunted buildings. Ghoulish little gnomes have been dotted around the grounds of Ordsall Hall in...

A new festive sculpture trail is coming to MediaCityUK – and...

A festive sculpture trail is coming to MediaCityUK this Christmas to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Raymond Briggs’ heart-warming picture book The Snowman. Walking...

There’s a luxury yacht moored in Salford that you can hire...

If hotels, bars and restaurants don't float your boat for an upcoming event - then how about booking out your own private yacht? This super-luxurious...

Mike Leigh on Peterloo: “It would have been an insult to...

Set in Manchester in 1819, Mike Leigh's new film details the events that led to the Peterloo Massacre in St Peter's Field, Manchester, when...

Blue Peter turns 60: how much do you know about the...

Blue Peter is part of our childhood. Just the words “sticky back plastic” are enough to conjure memories of harassing parents for empty washing...

18 years in the making: Salford Quays comes of age

One of the biggest and most successful regeneration projects in the history of the north west has come of age. This year marks 18 years...

Last orders? Why a Budget beer tax hike could call time...

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond's recent announcement that this year's Budget day will be 29th October has set nerves jangling in Britain's hard-pressed...

Savage comic drama set in Salford is Shameless meets Shallow Grave

The location is the Owen Street Estate, Salford. The situation is dire. A group of residents owe notorious loan shark Danny Nolan money and...

Review: National Theatre’s Macbeth at The Lowry

Modernising Shakespeare texts is not unusual. Sometimes the results can be utterly thrilling. London’s Bridge Theatre recently staged Julius Caesar, and there were references to...

The ballet that made boys want to dance returns to The...

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake is best known for replacing the female corps-de-ballet with a menacing male ensemble. Debuting in 1995, it went on to become...

Meet Marjorie Ainsworth: the 96 year-old president of the oldest film...

The Manchester & Salford Film Society was established in 1930 and is still running today, thanks to the lifelong dedication of its 96-year-old president. Marjorie...

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