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28th September 2021 | By Eddie Toomer-McAlpine

Bankley Gallery in Levenshulme showcases work from 20 artists selected from annual open call

The past 18 months of lockdown has influenced many artists' work which are all linked by what exhibition judge and Manchester photographer Simon Buckley describes as "a sense of melancholy, loneliness and fear" 

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18th June 2021 | By Claudia Waring

Refugee Week in Manchester is marked by Journeys Festival International with new art project

Journey’s Festival International is back with more enlightening stories hidden around the city. Interactive and illustrated posters have been dotted around Manchester bringing stories from people...

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18th May 2021 | By Kiah-Azriel Freer

Louder Than Words music festival launches series of live streaming events

Louder than Words festival has launched a series of live streams hosted by Manchester music journalist and creator of the Louder Than War publication, John...

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8th December 2020 | By Lucas Crossley

Blanketman release new single as they prepare for live shows in early 2021

The new track from Manchester alternative fourpiece Blanketman is out now, the band’s third release of 2020. Latest single Harold is available on all streaming platforms,...

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25th November 2020 | By nq_admin

Manchester International Festival launches training academy for unemployed young people

In 2018 the Manchester International Festival (MIF) launched the Factory Academy for unemployed adults aged 19-24 to train to work in the creative industry. Jocelyne Underwood, Factory...

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10th November 2020 | By nq_admin

Manchester lecturer takes part in research on the impact of COVID-19 on UK theatre freelancers

When the country went into lockdown in March, theatres and venues across the globe closed their doors, unsure of when they would re-open to the...

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6th November 2020 | By Lucas Crossley

Riz Ahmed to live stream performance of The Long Goodbye for Manchester International Festival

An actor and musician is bringing a one-off live stream performance of his recent album to the city as part of the Manchester International Festival Riz Ahmed,...

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31st October 2020 | By nq_admin

HOME Manchester launches campaign to highlight costs of running theatre

HOME Manchester launched its ’empty seat campaign’ to highlight the cost of running a venue when not at full capacity. The theatre has taken 700 seats off sale,...

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20th October 2020 | By Kiah-Azriel Freer

Home cinema reopens six months after closure due to coronavirus pandemic

Home cinema has reopened to the public after being closed for six months because of coronavirus.  Many cinemas have been struggling with current restrictions such as Cineworld announcing...

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17th October 2020 | By Harry Wragg

Manchester artist captures coronavirus pandemic through series of digital drawings

A Chorlton-based artist has produced a series of pictures depictioning life in Manchester during the coronavirus pandemic. The works of art by Amanda Beck-McKim are a...