Volunteer litter pickers are stoically taking on the eyesore of street litter. Noora Mykkanen went along with litter picker Charles Kinniburgh to see why they do it and how it’s done.
The opening night of Manchester International Festival 2021 this week saw an exhilarating dance piece take to Deansgate. Judith Suckling went along and reports on a show which was raw, emotive, shocking and funny.
Russell Howard trials material at HOME’s new outdoor venue Homeground ahead of Frog and Bucket’s Barrel of Laughs comedy night on Sunday.
Creative couple Abby and Matt Cassady launched an eco-friendly clothing brand earlier this year to channel their creativity into designs inspired by nature and Manchester’s music scene, while planting a tree for every item sold.
All six English clubs have now withdrawn from the Super League. However, Manchester’s football fans, MPs and local economy experts believe the aborted plan underlines a desperate need to democratise the beautiful game. The Meteor presents their views of the plans.
Old Trafford is set to be adorned with a trail of beautiful street murals, designed with input from the local community.
As Manchester Film Festival 2021 kicks off, Alex King spoke to Manchester-based filmmakers Charlie Watts, Jason Wingard, Mike Ogden and Kieran Stringfellow about their films which are on show at the festival.
Virtual tour by the Peoples History Museum, published on Instagram, celebrates the struggles for justice and equality by migrant women in the UK.
Breathing life back into Tom Paine’s bones – graphic novel aims to resurrect neglected political reformer
Thomas Paine was a radical human rights and political reform advocate whose work inspired the American Revolution and the formation of a democratic United States.
Artist Paul Fitzgerald is determined to re-tell the story of this forgotten hero whose work still has valid lessons to be learned in these stormy times for democracies worldwide. Kickstarter campaign aims to get this graphic novel project over the finish line. Paul answers The Meteor’s questions on why he wants to graphically re-tell Tom’s story to a new audience.
Manchester based BODIES new Endless Summer EP is reviewed by Ushiku Crissafulli: ‘A sensually immersive journey through the inner-city hip-hop experience’ with ‘pure Manc hip-hop vibes.’