Northern Quarter


17th October 2018 | By Sian McGuinness

Jan Oldenburg: Tributes to Night and Day Café founder and Manchester music scene legend

Fans of the Northern Quarter’s iconic Night and Day Café are saddened to hear that its founder Jan Oldenburg died at the age of 71 over the...


5th October 2018 | By Sian McGuinness

Northern Quarter residents call for better protection of historical buildings in wake of collapses

Residents in the Northern Quarter have taken to Twitter to say they feel “abandoned” and “ignored” by the council as historic buildings in the area...


1st October 2018 | By Matt Hartless

Students urged to get involved with Foundations Festival 2018

Student volunteers are being invited to get involved with this year’s Foundations Festival. Emily Oldfield, the co-curator of the festival, is looking for a small...


22nd May 2018 | By nq_admin

Northern Quarter dentists take to the treadmill to raise money for families caught up in Manchester Arena attack


1st April 2018 | By Kieran Hepworth

Manchester City Council plans to transform city’s Northern Quarter into Northern Third

Manchester’s Northern Quarter is set to undergo a revolutionary rebrand as the city’s trendiest neighbourhood becomes the Northern Third. Leaked documents from Manchester City Council...


6th February 2018 | By Freddie Bruhin-Price

Ancoats, Northern Quarter and Chorlton among hippest places to live in England

The Manchester districts of Ancoats, the Northern Quarter and Chorlton have all been included in a list of the top 20 most hipster places in...


16th January 2018 | By Danielle Kenneally

Man assaulted by a gang of six men in the Northern Quarter jailed for a total of 18 years

Six men have been jailed for a total 18 years after violently assaulting a man in the Northern Quarter in February last year. Manchester Crown...


31st December 2017 | By dave porter

Huge fire breaks out on 9th floor of apartment block in Northern Quarter

  Here’s some footage from our Air Unit at the Joiner Street fire in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. For more information visit our website: —...


11th December 2017 | By Tom Green

Review: Beat the Frog @ The Frog and Bucket, 04/12/17

Is making jokes about being fat still a taboo? For me, observational comedy is by far the best form of the art. So on this...


8th May 2017 | By nq_admin

Small Steps Festival coming to Manchester’s Northern Quarter

A new arts and music festival is debuting in Mancehster later this week. Predominantly an arts activism festival, Small Steps will be showcasing the work...