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Lemn Sissay
14th Jun
The Festival of Libraries returns to Greater Manchester to celebrate all 133 of the public libraries in the region. Since the...
Rizwan Iqbal
14th Jun
  The Salaam Festival is a Manchester-based biennial festival that explores the future of Muslim art and culture through original work. Its...
Sounds Of The City Poster
10th Apr
Salford’s Sounds From The Other City (SFTOC) festival has announced its full line-up ahead of its eagerly awaited live return on 1 May...
Locos film festival
16th Mar
The Filmlocos Festival are hosting a film screening run by a team of Latin American filmmakers in the UK who have made it their...
Celebrating Syria Festival 2022
15th Mar
Manchester is celebrating the beauty of Syrian art and culture  - often neglected amid the backdrop of war - with two weeks of...
Hulme Hippodrome
5th Mar
The Save Hulme Hippodrome campaign held an awareness and fundraising event as part of their struggle to save the former theatre from the threat...
3rd Feb
Manchester has welcomed the Chinese new year in - the year of the tiger - with with a selection of socially distanced celebrations.  The...
The Reno Whitworth Museum
15th Dec
  The director of the Whitworth Museum and Manchester Art Gallery, Alastair Hudson, takes time out to discuss the importance of building and...
Caleb Nelson Brandon Taylor Ellah P. Wakatama
14th Nov
Writers Caleb Azumah Nelson and Brandon Taylor took part in a Manchester Literature Festival  event hosted by Ellah Wakatama for the first ever...
Slow Revolution, Greengate, Salford, Liz West, sculpture
2nd Nov
A new sculpture has been unveiled in Salford symbolising its historical roots with the Industrial Revolution. The illuminated sculpture -...


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