Zog and Room on the Broom head to Manchester for live...

Fans of the children's books of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler are being spoilt for choice in Manchester this year. For hot on the heels...

Review: Rough Crossing at The Lowry

Tom Stoppard is one of those writers who have a huge following. He has written some really fine plays, including The Real Thing, Rock...

This is Going to Hurt is a hilarious, horrifying and heartbreaking...

Adam Kay's first book, This is Going to Hurt, was an instant Sunday Times number one bestseller. In fact, it was the bestselling non-fiction...

Trailblazing all-female Shakespeare roadshow coming to Salford

Screen versions of a trailblazing all-female Shakespeare Trilogy produced by London theatre Donmar Warehouse is now available to watch for free in all schools...

Hidden and intimate new drinking den promises the best classic cocktails...

A brand new intimate drinking den is about to open serving a changing roster of classic and original cocktails, natural (and unnatural) wines, high-end spirits and a...

Manchester charity boss has his prayers answered when bus for homeless...

The boss of a Manchester charity had his prayers answered when the vehicle it uses to provide emergency beds for the city’s rough sleepers...

Three to see this weekend: fetes, festivals and fighting zombies

The sun may be shying away, but there are plenty of hot events happening in and around the city this weekend. From an award-winning...

Get down to New Bailey this summer for bootcamps, bites and...

New Bailey, the riverside development next to Spinningfields, has it all going on this summer. From booty-busting bootcamps to indulgent treats created by some...

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...

High flying women help Salford teenage girls find their voices

In a year which has seen the rise of the #MeToo women's representation movement and the discussion of gender pay equality, the subject of...

From homelessness to haemorrhoids: meet the Salford poet who tells it...

Salford-born poet JB Barrington is a man who puts together hard-hitting verses about working class life that hit you right in the heart. His poems cover...

Luxury townhouses prove a hit with househunters

Would-be homeowners are snapping up the properties at a luxury Salford townhouse development just a stone’s throw from the hustle and bustle of Spinningfields...

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