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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...

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14th October 2020 | By Kiah-Azriel Freer

Anthony Burgess foundation releases online audio exhibition of previously unheard work by renowned Manchester author

The International Anthony Burgess foundation is exploring the private legacy of renowned Manchester writer with a new online audio exhibit. The exhibit consists of tapes covering...

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5th October 2020 | By nq_admin

Tonight at the London Coliseum: Cassidy Janson, London Coliseum

Cassidy Janson is no stranger to the Coliseum, home of the English National Opera, having performed in both Man of La Mancha and Chess there. Filmed in an empty auditorium, Janson...

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1st October 2020 | By Lucas Crossley

Manchester band Blanketman announce release of new single

Manchester post-punk outfit Blanketman announced the release of their upcoming single via social media. Beach Body will be available on all streaming platforms from next Tuesday. It...

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29th September 2020 | By Lewis Oxley

The Whitworth and Manchester Museum reopen to the public

Whitworth art gallery has reopened to the public after a six-month closure due to the Covid-19 lockdown. The museum will reopen with social distancing measures and...

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28th September 2020 | By nq_admin

Things to do this week if you are in self-isolation

Hogwarts digital escape room We all need a bit of escapism right now. Created by an American librarian, Harry Potter fans can enjoy this free...

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28th September 2020 | By nq_admin

Things to Do This Week From Isolation

Hogwarts Digital Escape Room We all need a bit of escapism right now. Created by an American librarian, Harry Potter fans can enjoy this free...

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26th September 2020 | By Rachel Cowsill

United we stream: Manchester Camerata creates digital film called Untold during pandemic

Manchester Camerata orchestra is premiering a new digital film series this week to engage with Manchester residents during the pandemic. As an orchestra with artists,...

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17th March 2020 | By Imogen Campion

Two Man Met students start up their own company and host their first successful music event

Two Man Met students who started up their own events management company had a resounding success at its launch night. Alex Rodriguez and Joe Shaw,...

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5th March 2020 | By Divine Vika

Author Alex Wheatle’s Crongton Knights takes centre stage in Manchester

Award-winning novelist, Alex Wheatle is bringing his Crongton Knights series to the stage at the Lowry Theatre in Manchester next week. After receiving the Guardian Children Fiction’s...

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5th February 2020 | By dave porter

Chaplin and Laurel cross the ocean to seek fame and fortune in the States

Perhaps more slapschtik than slapstick, the Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Oliver Hardy recounts the early careers of Chaplin and Laurel as they traverse across the...

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22nd January 2020 | By Elena Richards Coldicutt

Open art exhibition at HOME showcases new crop of talent from Manchester and beyond

The Manchester Open Exhibition at HOME opened its doors to the public at the weekend. The exhibition displays 543 works from across Greater Manchester, including...

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20th January 2020 | By Elena Richards Coldicutt

Musician Moses Boyd aims to fuse musical genres in his radical take on jazz

How would you describe your music? An extension of black music, the diaspora. Influenced by the West Indies, parts of Africa, west Africa in particular...

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27th November 2019 | By Kamila Sebestova

Reno regulars gather to remember heyday of iconic Moss Side club

Moss Side’s famous soul and funk club, The Reno, came back to life on Thursday at Manchester’s Whitworth art gallery. Award-winning playwright Linda Brogan launched her...

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13th November 2019 | By dave porter

Political chaos we find ourselves in is Out of Order as this stage show comically proves

Six clowns appear on stage, faces grimaced in make-up, suits awry, and proceed to sit sullenly round a table. Music alerts them to action and...

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5th November 2019 | By Daniel Mardle

Review: Reasons To Stay Alive by Matt Haig is a reason to visit Home

It’s a tough premise to sell.  A play based on a book of someone’s real battle with depression and thoughts of suicide.  Sorry, I did...

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28th October 2019 | By Anish Vij

Student lands job at Manchester Confidential because of hugely popular food blog

A Man Met student said to be Manchester’s biggest food blogger has landed a new role at long-standing website Manchester Confidential. Zack Hipps, who regularly gets...

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21st October 2019 | By Scott Trusdale

Joseph Saelee wins the Classic Tetris World Championship for the second time in a row

It’s been an exciting weekend for Tetris fans, as the 10th annual Classic Tetris World Championship (CTWC) draws to a close, with 2018’s champion Joseph Saelee...