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,...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


18th October 2019 | By Scott Trusdale

The original Castlevania comes to modern consoles – again!

The original Castlevania game is returning to modern consoles – again!  Hamster’s Arcade Archives series is trucking along with its excellent ports, this time with Vs Castlevania,...


18th October 2019 | By Scott Trusdale

Review: Storyhouse’s The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and My Hyde

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a landmark piece of British Literature and has been adapted dozens upon dozens of times since the original stage show...


11th October 2019 | By Scott Trusdale

Doraemon Story of Seasons releases today on Nintendo Switch and PC

The unexpected crossover title Doraemon Story of Seasons just released earlier today on Nintendo Switch and PC. The game is a farming simulator featuring Doraemon characters, where...

Legend of Kage

11th October 2019 | By Scott Trusdale

The Legend of Kage returns on Nintendo Switch

HAMSTER is back with yet another arcade port, this time bringing over Taito’s ‘The Legend of Kage’. The game was originally released back in 1985,...


21st May 2019 | By j.sloan

Bolton author Matt Cain chats about his book being turned into Hollywood film despite initially being rejected by publishers

AFTER 12 years and more than 30 rejections from publishers, author Matt Cain had almost given up on getting his novel The Madonna of Bolton...

Vinyl record spinning, photo by: Hernán Piñera (flickr)

20th March 2019 | By nq_admin

Manchester’s most influential music: who would you rate?

Over the decades Manchester has produced some phenominal music and sparked the interest of the youth growing up here and throughout the nation. Bands such...


13th March 2019 | By Hanya Hassan

Middle eastern and North African society hosts cultural festival at Manchester Student Union this Friday

Arab societies across universities in Manchester are hosting a night of culture to help international students embrace their identities. Although the cultural festival event take place...


26th February 2019 | By nq_admin

Oscars 2019: why average films always seem to win best picture

So the Awards season is over as the 91st Academy Awards has now drawn to a close. The night was full of passionate and emotional...


25th February 2019 | By nq_admin

Oscars 2019: who were the winners and losers?

Best supporting actress Emma Stone (The Favourite) Rachel Weisz (The Favourite) Amy Adams (Vice) Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk) – WINNER! Marina De Tavira...


24th February 2019 | By nq_admin

Oscars 2019: the Northern Quota guide to who’s in the running and who will win

Best Picture Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favourite, Green Book, Roma A Star Is Born Vice,  Our Pick: While other films have taken the top spot at prior award...