Entertainment

24th January 2023 | By Ola Adeyemi

Competition, rain defier wins £1,000 in arcade game

A passer-by who chose to challenge other contestants in an arcade game and defied the rain won £1,000 at an event in Piccadilly Gardens. Hellen...

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18th January 2023 | By Jessica Smith

BBC Radio Manchester work alongside mayor Andy Burnham to support upcoming musicians in the city

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham this week kickstarted a new program together with BBC Radio Manchester to help upcoming musicians in the city. The mayor will...

12th December 2022 | By Rachel Cowsill

‘It’s a spectacle!’: The Royal Northern College of Music are performing Die Fledermaus with a few surprises

Die Fledermaus is one of the most famous operas in history. What’s a better way to celebrate 50 years of the RNCM than with a...

Inside Qatar World Cup stadium

24th November 2022 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

BBC and ITV labelled as ‘bias’ and ‘woke imperialists’ for not broadcasting the Qatar world cup opening ceremony

Family-friendly sporting event What began as a celebration of culture and ethnicities as well as a passion to show family-friendly music (without the emphasis on...

Night and Day Cafe

31st October 2022 | By Jessica Smith

Impending court case looms over iconic Northern Quarter music venue Night and Day

The future of Manchester’s iconic Night and Day café is to be decided at a court hearing later this month. The Oldham Street venue has been...

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15th March 2022 | By Eddie Toomer-McAlpine

‘The war has faded from the news, but it hasn’t left the minds and hearts of the people’ – Celebrating Syria Festival returns for fifth year

Manchester is celebrating the beauty of Syrian art and culture  – often neglected amid the backdrop of war – with two weeks of events organised by Rethink Rebuild...

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13th March 2022 | By Eddie Toomer-McAlpine

Rapper Aitch’s Learning Curve music video to feature at Manchester Film Festival 2022

The music video for the song, Learning Curve, by Manchester artist Aitch will feature in Manchester Film Festival’s opening screening of north west short films. The...

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10th March 2022 | By Eddie Toomer-McAlpine

Everything Everything release single using AI technology ahead of ‘revolutionary’ new album

AI programme was fed terms and conditions of LinkedIn, ancient epic poem Beowulf, the teachings of Confucius and 400,000 4Chan forum posts

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9th February 2022 | By Katie Russell

Rooney: top England goal scorer is star of new Amazon documentary

Amazon are releasing a new film about Wayne Rooney this week in which he tells of his struggles in coming to terms with the pressures...

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3rd February 2022 | By Marina Argirova

HOME cinema welcomes art lovers and artists in annual open exhibition

The Manchester Open Exhibition opened up this week – for the second time ever – in HOME cinema. The exhibition, which is open and free to...