Entertainment

19th May 2023 | By Callum Pickup

Didsbury win the Manchester and Cheshire Cup

In front of over 200 Spectators, AFC Didsbury win the Manchester and Chesire Cup by beating Romiley 2-0 in the final at Wythenshawe Town.

16th May 2023 | By Callum Pickup

Didsbury Players announce a new production

The amateur dramatics society, The Didsbury Players, reveals their upcoming production, Vinegar Tom. The production will take place on the 16th and 17th of June at the East Didsbury Methodist Church.

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11th May 2023 | By Jessica Smith

Eurovision celebrations begin as Picadilly Gardens is transformed

Eurovision celebrations have begun in Manchester, in support of Northwest city neighbours, hosts Liverpool.

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10th March 2023 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

‘It’s a selection of our favourite events and workshops that celebrate women’, says Lass Fest organiser

The annual Walk for Women event took place in Manchester when hundreds took to the streets in support of women’s rights and to denounce gender-based...

14th February 2023 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

Cash prizes to be won by GM artists via Manchester Independents open call for commissions

Manchester Independents (MI) 2023 are taking applications from new and established artists to provide work in any artform. Successful applicants will be eligible to receive...

31st January 2023 | By Zara Gallimore

Grassroots music venue live performances have fallen by 17% since 2019

The Music Venue Trust (MVT) has called for a review of VAT for venue ticket sales after a report found that grassroot music venue live...

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...

24th January 2023 | By Callum Pickup

Hushing up the Northern Music Scene

The Night and Day Cafe, the lauded Oldham Street music venue, was served a Noise Abatement Notice (NAN) by the Manchester City Council in 2021...

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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...

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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...

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2nd February 2022 | By Megan Barlow

Waterloo Road stars returning for reboot of TV show starring Angela Griffin

Waterloo Road actors Adam Thomas, Angela Griffin and Katie Griffiths are set to reprise their roles as the drama series returns to BBC One. There...

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12th November 2021 | By Rebecca Redican

Palace Theatre’s Hairspray begins late with cast changes following ‘argument’

A Palace Theatre performance of Hairspray was delayed by 45 minutes because of a reported disagreement between cast and production members The packed out show was...

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10th November 2021 | By Tyrese King

Okechukwu Nzelu discusses ‘fantastic novels’ written by C Pam Zhang and Bryan Washington

The author of a novel which challenges perceptions of America’a wild west was invited to speak at a Manchester Literature festival event. C Pam Zhang and...