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Chorlton pub opened by Corrie star

9th May 2024 | By Anna Klekot

Historic Chorlton pub paves the way for new era of live music venues

One of the oldest pubs in Chorlton reopened in April. New landlords musician Jonny Booth and actor Rupert Hill have taken over the grade II listed building and are looking at making it a space for everyone.

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16th April 2024 | By Anna Klekot

The first ever urban gardening show is among several top attractions happening in Manchester this weekend

Want to know what's on this weekend in Manchester? From a one-of-a-kind urban garden show to a free interactive exhibition, our guide has something for everyone.

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7th March 2024 | By Makenna Ali

Green Island Festival is returning Hulme in the summer

Green Island Festiva will be kicking off this summer with a stage set up in the Hulme Community Garden Centre.

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8th January 2024 | By Anna Klekot

Latest plans for Manchester’s new arena spark backlash from councillors

Councillors concerned over late opening times of new music venue in Ancoats

1st December 2023 | By Matthew Barber

Manchester festival announces Christmas show to help the homeless

After All festival has announced a Christmas show with all of the profits going to musicians against homelessness.

3rd November 2023 | By Rebecca Mills

Fatboy Slim announces Castlefield Bowl gig as part of UK and Ireland 2024 summer tour

The world-famous DJ will be returning to Manchester on July 5, as part of his eight-date ‘Loves Summer’ UK and Ireland tour, which will also...

13th October 2023 | By Matthew Barber

First venue purchased by Music Venue Properties in Greater Manchester

The Snug, Atherton has been purchased by the Music Venue Trust, allowing the venue to remain open under increasing stresses.

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11th May 2023 | By Jessica Smith

Eurovision celebrations begin as Picadilly Gardens is transformed

Eurovision celebrations have begun in Manchester, in support of Northwest city neighbours, hosts Liverpool.

Gig in Manchester

18th January 2023 | By Jessica Smith

BBC Radio Manchester work alongside mayor Andy Burnham to support upcoming musicians in the city

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham this week kickstarted a new program together with BBC Radio Manchester to help upcoming musicians in the city. The mayor will...

Producers Adeola and Ronke Adelakun and Monique Kufuor during the Black Creative soirée

9th November 2022 | By Chloe Graber

Black creatives soirée at central library part of Black History Month is huge success

A new organisation aiming to change the way black people are perceived is celebrating after its first event promoting black creativity was a sell-out. More...

Night and Day Cafe

31st October 2022 | By Jessica Smith

Impending court case looms over iconic Northern Quarter music venue Night and Day

The future of Manchester’s iconic Night and Day café is to be decided at a court hearing later this month. The Oldham Street venue has been...

27th October 2022 | By Chloe Graber

Black history month celebrated through creativity at central library event

Black creativity celebratory evening in Manchester Central Library Fashion show, art exhibition, word performance Brought by Bob Expo, Cultureville and Business IP Greater Manchester Carole...

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14th June 2022 | By Tyrese King

Salaam festival shines a spotlight on Muslim culture in Manchester

  The Salaam Festival is a Manchester-based biennial festival that explores the future of Muslim art and culture through original work. Its aim is to...

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10th April 2022 | By Tyrese King

Sounds From The Other City announces full line-up for 2022 edition

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. Sounds From The Other City is...

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15th March 2022 | By Eddie Toomer-McAlpine

‘The war has faded from the news, but it hasn’t left the minds and hearts of the people’ – Celebrating Syria Festival returns for fifth year

Manchester is celebrating the beauty of Syrian art and culture  – often neglected amid the backdrop of war – with two weeks of events organised by Rethink Rebuild...

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13th March 2022 | By Eddie Toomer-McAlpine

Rapper Aitch’s Learning Curve music video to feature at Manchester Film Festival 2022

The music video for the song, Learning Curve, by Manchester artist Aitch will feature in Manchester Film Festival’s opening screening of north west short films. The...

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10th March 2022 | By Eddie Toomer-McAlpine

Everything Everything release single using AI technology ahead of ‘revolutionary’ new album

AI programme was fed terms and conditions of LinkedIn, ancient epic poem Beowulf, the teachings of Confucius and 400,000 4Chan forum posts

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17th November 2021 | By Amir Williams

‘People were being trampled on’: Manchester fans relive moment they were caught up in Travis Scott Astroworld tragedy

THREE music fans have described the terrifying moment they were caught up in the “deadly” crowd surge at Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival in Houston. Ten...

Home Black History Month

30th October 2021 | By Tyrese King

Home celebrate Black History Month 2021 while pushing the narrative

Home  put on numerous events to celebrate Black History Month this year. Events included live and online theatre, a specially curated film programme and a...

Art School Live

25th June 2021 | By George Crafer

IAMKYAMI and Alfie Sky talk to NQ ahead of Art School Live performance

Today is the first day of the Art School Live.  The free event will be live-streamed between 6 and 9 pm today and tomorrow.  The...