10th November 2018 | By Amy Bevan

Pale Waves send crowd into raptures at sold out O2 Ritz gig

Originally from Manchester and launched into the world in 2014, Pale Waves have burst onto the music scene with their unique style and even crazier...


8th November 2018 | By Katherine Relton-Grice

Review: Calendar Girls the Musical exposes the reality of grief

The award-winning production Calendar Girls the Musical takes to the stage at The Lowry as part of a nine-month UK tour. Co-written by Gary Barlow...


8th November 2018 | By Andrew Wong

Review: New anime film Mirai tells coming-of-age story while travelling through time

Mirai is a Japanese animated film produced by Studio Chizu and directed by Mamoru Hosoda. Hosoda is known for such critically acclaimed animated films, such...


5th November 2018 | By Megan Luke

Incredible Hulk star Lou Ferrigno among stars appearing in Manchester as For the Love of Sci Fi makes its return

For the Love of Sci-Fi is a convention which encourages fans to dress up as their favourite characters and gives them the  opportunity to see some...


4th November 2018 | By [email protected]

Manchester Christmas lights switch on 2018 brings out the stars

Christmas 2018 was triggered with the push of a button at Manchester’s Albert Square as music filled the streets and fireworks lit up the sky....


2nd November 2018 | By Dan Gough

Videogames Live Celebrate 480th Concert

  Videogames Live concert kicked off with Castlevania. As with all Videolive Game concerts they show segments of the various different videogames up on the...

MCM Comic Con London entrance

1st November 2018 | By Andrew Wong

Superheroes and superfans converge on capital for MCM comic convention

MCM London Comic Con is one of the UK’s biggest pop culture events and is held in ExCeL London. The convention one of the largest to...


30th October 2018 | By Dan Gough

“I think the Bridge of Clay is actually better written than The Book Thief”: An Evening with Markus Zusak

    Markus Zusak, born in Australia, famous for the Book Thief, after 13 years has completed his most recent book, the Bridge of Clay. ...


30th October 2018 | By Sian McGuinness

There Is A Light That Never Goes Out: photography exhibition celebrates city’s music pedigree

Manchester’s Central Library is currently home to a photography exhibition celebrating the city’s rich music heritage. There is a Light That Never Goes Out (the title...


30th October 2018 | By Jack Dulhanty

Review: Psychedelic band Khruangbin play sold out gig at Manchester’s Albert Hall

Embed from Getty Images The Burton-based group, Khruangbin, layered piquant guitar-playing, slippery bass-lines and laid-back drumming to create a voraciously infectious sound that played as light as soufflé....


28th October 2018 | By Danielle Wroe

Dogs get dressed up in blood-curdling costumes for Halloween parade

It was as far removed from a ‘catwalk’ as you can imagine but everyone had a frightfully good time. Dogs dressed as witches and owners...

Mapping The City - Cover Art

28th October 2018 | By Katherine Relton-Grice

Mapping The City – new book explores the history of Manchester

Three Manchester academics have collaborated to produce a new book charting the history and development of the city. Manchester – Mapping The City chronicles the...


21st October 2018 | By Danielle Wroe

Spooky pooches and howling hounds to take part in Halloween dog parade

As we approach Hallowe’en, Northern Quota is looking into some of our city’s events as well as paranormal myths and legends. Halloween is not the...


18th October 2018 | By Megan Luke

Disney films under spotlight after being accused of stereotyping women through portrayal of princesses

An interview between Ellen DeGeneres and Kiera Knightley started a debate on whether certain Disney princess films portray women in a negative light. Knightley said...

Journeys Festival page baner

13th October 2018 | By Isaac Jordan

Refugee art showcased at Journeys Festival aims to break down barriers and prejudice

Manchester was alive and buzzing this past week as Journeys Festival showcased the talents of refugee artists from around the world. The 10-day festival, which was held...

Becky Hill

9th October 2018 | By Daniel Davies

Singer-songwriter Becky Hill performs on street despite venue cancelling gig

Popular singer-songwriter Becky Hill sang outside the Manchester Academy tonight after the venue was forced to cancel the gig due to maintainance problems. The 24...


8th October 2018 | By Elizabeth Harrison

Manchester Museum shows it has girl power with Women in Nature event

The Manchester Museum is inviting visitors to walk around the building in the evening as part of an ‘After Hours’ series of events. The first...


8th October 2018 | By Andrew Wong

Review: Bite taken out of Venom with some lacklustre performances

Venom is a Sony film adaptation of a favourite Marvel Comics character of the same name. It is directed by Ruben Fleischer, who is known...


3rd October 2018 | By Isaac Jordan

Jess Glynne graces the Albert Hall with a stunning performance in free show for fans

‘All I am’ singer Jess Glynne performed an intimate set for more1,000 lucky fans at Manchester’s Albert Hall.  The free show saw her perform her...


29th September 2018 | By Sarah Storer

Review: Faces Places is an insightful documentary which gives voice to the working class

Faces Places is a is a 2017 French documentary film directed by Agnès Varda and ‘JR’ that depicts the directors travelling around rural France, creating portraits...