Arts

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9th March 2022 | By Toni Clarke

Max Mara’s Ian Griffiths announces scholarships for BAME students at Manchester Fashion Institute

Man Met alumni and creative director for luxury fashion brand Max Mara, Ian Griffiths, has announced a series of scholarships available for BAME students to join...

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24th February 2022 | By Toni Clarke

Last Quiz Night on Earth kicks off north west tour in Cheetham Hill

In true Brit style, Alison Carr reckons we’d spend those final hours doing the weekly quiz down at our local pub. Or at least that’s the...

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26th October 2021 | By Eddie Toomer-McAlpine

Refugee children and friends explore what it means to be a citizen of Manchester

An arts project supporting refugees and families seeking asylum culminated in a performance exploring what it means to be a citizen of Manchester.  The play was written...

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25th November 2020 | By nq_admin

Manchester International Festival launches training academy for unemployed young people

In 2018 the Manchester International Festival (MIF) launched the Factory Academy for unemployed adults aged 19-24 to train to work in the creative industry. Jocelyne Underwood, Factory...

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16th October 2020 | By Rory Gannon

Manchester musicians hit out at Chancellor’s ‘insulting’ retraining comments

Manchester musicians have hit out at the government for suggesting people left unemployed by the Covid-19 pandemic should retrain to find work. Chancellor Rishi Sunak...

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2nd October 2020 | By George Crafer

Uncertainty remains over jobs at the Lowry despite Nightingale court deal with Ministry of Justice

The Lowry theatre’s contract with the Ministry of Justice to become a Nightingale court has been described as a “breather” rather than as a permanent solution...

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23rd October 2019 | By Pruthvi Khilosia

Final year students examine how Brexit will affect the arts and culture in Manchester

Business and high-rise corporations will not be the only thing affected by Brexit – the arts are also facing a time of major uncertainty. The...

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4th July 2019 | By nq_admin

Manchester International Festival 2019: what to look out for

Taking place across 18 days Manchester International Festival features an array of  UK and world premieres from internationally-acclaimed artists from more than 20 countries. With...

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30th January 2019 | By nq_admin

Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams discusses new tech venture at Manchester Metropolitan University

Maisie Williams, most famously known for her character Arya Stark in HBO’s Game of Thrones, spoke to a sold-out crowd this afternoon at Manchester Metropolitan...

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16th January 2019 | By Lewis Finney

Opinion: What has the EU ever done for us?

Apart from investment in: farming, research, arts and culture, young people, growth and jobs and health care, what have the EU ever done for us?! The...