3rd July 2018 | By dave porter

Morrissey indie favourites Bradford still Shouting Quietly after 30 years

A cult indie band beloved of Morrissey are marking the 30th anniversary release of their one-and-only album with a gig in Manchester. The Smiths frontman...

Bury Arcade Club

29th June 2018 | By Danielle Kenneally

Retro fever keeps pinball wizards and video gamers returning to Bury’s Arcade Club

Europe’s largest free-play video and pinball arcade began life in Andy Palmer’s family-run Haslingden computer shop. The arcade, situated just outside of Bury, started off with just 30...


11th June 2018 | By nq_admin

It’s the end of the world as we know it – what will you do?

What would you do if you had three weeks to live? Get very drunk? Have lots of sexual liaisons? Make amends with your family?  18 Victoria...


14th May 2018 | By dave porter

Ultra-violence makes Everyman’s A Clockwork Orange a real horror show

Youths carrying knives and inflicting sporadic violence, and politicians and the public clamouring for radical solutions, is nothing particularly new. This is the vision conjured...


27th April 2018 | By Danielle Kenneally

Manchester based artist Amy Mizrahi discusses the themes behind her work

Amy Mizrahi is a Manchester based artist with a background in both fine art and illustration, as well as social science. Within her work, she...


19th April 2018 | By dave porter

A Clockwork Orange brought to stage with original music from Anthony Burgess

Filmed by Stanley Kubrick in 1971 and subsequently withdrawn from cinemas by the director himself following a national furore over copycat violence, A Clockwork Orange...


4th April 2018 | By dave porter

Hope MiIl Theatre production boldly reimagines German classic of lost youth as musical

We already have a musical based on the one of the founding fathers of America, so it is no great leap of the imagination to...


9th March 2018 | By nq_admin

Exhibition: Sylvia Pankhurst: Working Women

February 6th will mark 100 years since women over 30 gained the right to vote for the first time, with the coming of the Representation...


9th March 2018 | By nq_admin

Review: Thor: Ragnorok – “the best of the three”

It is fair to say that Thor’s last two cinematic solo outings have missed the mark slightly with Marvel fans. But this time, the God...


9th March 2018 | By nq_admin

EXHIBITION: Annie Swynnerton @ Manchester Art Gallery

In the first exhibition of her work in almost a century, Manchester art gallery presents a collection of Annie Swynnerton’s paintings. A woman who challenged...


8th March 2018 | By nq_admin

Exhibition: Kate Haywood at Manchester Art Gallery

Who is guilty of giving their child an iPad instead of a pack of Crayola pencils and a piece of paper? Traditional crafts are becoming...

Twilight Language at Whitworth Art Gallery

8th March 2018 | By nq_admin

Exhibition: ‘Twilight Language’ at The Whitworth Art Gallery

With a unique, extravagant exhibition making its way to Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery for its UK debut, it was supposedly not one to miss. Although,...

The Shape of Water

8th March 2018 | By nq_admin

Review: The Shape of Water

‘The Shape of Water’ is by far the most bizarre film I have ever watched – but probably one of the greatest. It seems like...


7th March 2018 | By nq_admin

Exhibition Anthony McCall: Solid Light Works

Just before Leeds, in a small city called Wakefield, is the award-winning Hepworth Art Gallery. It is home to worldwide famous work from artists such...


7th March 2018 | By nq_admin

Review: Game Night

Dare I say it, Game Night is a comedy that actually made me laugh out loud (quite unusual for a modern American comedy). Directing duos...


6th March 2018 | By nq_admin

Exhibition: Sylvia Pankhurst: Working Women at the Manchester Art Gallery

There are many influential figures among the Manchester School of Art alumni and Sylvia Pankhurst with suffragette, anti-fascist campaigner and artist all to her name,...


4th March 2018 | By nq_admin

EXHIBITION: L.S. Lowry, The Art and The Artist

Famous for his paintings of ‘matchstick men and matchstick cats and dogs,’ the exhibition of L.S. Lowry’s work at The Lowry, Salford Quays, not only...


2nd March 2018 | By nq_admin

EXHIBITION: The Malcolm Garrett Collection

The 1970s – an unforgettable decade where change began and shaped the world we live in today. From the Sex Discrimination Act becoming active and...


1st March 2018 | By Tom Green

EXHIBITION: Strawberry Studios: I Am In Love

Tucked away nicely in the depths of Stockport Museum is a hidden gem that the local folk are most definitely in love with. The Strawberry Studios:...


28th February 2018 | By nq_admin

EXHIBITION: Plan Your Perfect Day at The National Wedding Show

Whether it’s dreaming of walking down the aisle, binge-watching Bride Wars or scrolling through endless Pinterest boards, it’s embedded in our minds that a wedding...