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Embankment development narrows the Manchester/Salford divide

Construction work has started on 100 Embankment, the second and final phase of the transformation of Salford’s booming Greengate neighbourhood. It's a joint venture partnership...

Salford actress Lauren Jacobs on being in The Band, meeting Take...

Take That have been entertaining audiences for almost 30 years and have a really busy year ahead touring the UK, including five nights at...

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...

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...

Manchester and Salford: can you see the join?

If every Manc has a chip on his or her shoulder, does your average Salfordian have a chip on both? One reflecting an attitude...

Miles Jupp on his one man show about the incredible life...

Miles Jupp, one of Britain’s most popular stand-up comedians and actors, is touring the UK with the world premiere of The Life I Lead, a one...

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...

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...

The River Restaurant at The Lowry Hotel: new à la carte...

Pea and Ham Soup, Potted Shrimps, Twice Baked Lancashire Bomb Cheese Soufflé and Crab Macaroni Cheese amongst the starters; Beef Wellington, whole Dover Sole...

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...

The day a Hollywood legend came to an industrial estate in...

I’ve lived in Manchester my entire life but couldn't have told you where The White Hotel is.  Until last Saturday. It's not a hotel. It calls itself...

Not for the fainthearted: Trainspotting LIVE performance at The Lowry

An immersive stage version of one of the most controversial novels and films of the 90s is coming to The Lowry Theatre. Based on the...

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