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Simon Buckley, photography
10th Feb
When I meet Simon Buckley I’m sat in my living room. In fact I have a sneaking suspicion he is sat in his too, although it is hard to tell from the...
transgender portrait trans woman Olivia, picture taken by Allie Crewe
27th Sep
A teacher turned award-winning artist has published a book of transgender portraits in the midst of an increasingly fractious debate about gender...
Hold Still
18th Sep
The owner of a Middleton takeaway is "enormously proud" to have been revealed as a finalist in the National Portrait Gallery’s Hold Still...
See My Dunya, Manchester Central Libray, Somali, photographs, Moss Side
4th Feb
  See My Dunya is an exhibition being held at Manchester’s Central Library which showcases the rich history of the Somali community in the...
There Is A Light That Never Goes Out, Manchester Central Library, Photo Exhibition, Music
30th Oct
Manchester’s Central Library is currently home to a photography exhibition celebrating the city’s rich music heritage. There is a Light That...
10th Oct
Today is World Homeless Day, which came about in 2010 with the global aim of drawing attention to the needs of homeless people and provide the...
19th Oct
It is almost beyond belief that in 2017 sexism still exists in sport. And while the treatment of women in professional sport is...
Photography of Manchester
7th Mar
Photography in the city. Such a broad statement and connotes so many things to mind, how do you start? Is it worth your time? If you want to get to...
Photography of Manchester
7th Mar
Manchester has changed. The city is unrecognisable compared to one hundred years ago when everyone wore suits and having a coffee shop down an...
MMU photography course leader
7th Mar
Famous photographers like Martin Parr, Peter Fraser and Brian Griffin influenced a photography course in the city of Manchester, especially in the...


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