A collaboration with local artists and Starling charity showcases inspirational artwork produced by neurodivergent young people at Manchester Art Gallery whilst talking about upcoming projects and how to get involved.
“What does being queer mean to me?”
That’s the theme of a pop-up art exhibition being held in Salford on 27 August, to spread a little joy in a time when LGBTQ+ people are under attack from the media and politicians.
Urmston couple launch Small Markets online platform for craft goods
The online marketplace built by Chris and Amy Monaghan of Urmston, Trafford, aims to provide a lifeline to the many craft artisans who are struggling to sell their goods due to lockdown restrictions.
‘Celebrating Syria: A Festival of Arts and Culture’ showcases Syria beyond the war- torn media depiction
Syria is the focus of this art festival, organised by Manchester charity Rethink Rebuild Society, which aims to provide an escape from the oppression of the pandemic and celebrate the culture and people of this currently troubled country.
42nd Street is helping children with poor mental health through the Covid crisis
42nd St have been promoting good mental health in children for forty years. The Covid crisis and its toll on mental health means they have increasing commitments at a time when their funding is uncertain.
Graffiti flourishes on the Fallowfield Loop
The Fallowfield Loop has been a boon to many during lockdown, offering a safe green space to exercise and get some fresh air in Manchester’s urban environment.
Those using this calming green corridor through the city, have been treated to some outstanding graffiti that has flourished during the pandemic.
EARTS Fete 2020: celebrating European art and artists in Manchester
The UK may have left Europe but Manchester is standing by its Europeans with this eclectic city centre arts fete, hosted by EARTS, exhibiting the best of European artists living in Greater Manchester. Europia Art Collective are to celebrate their first birthday in Manchester this weekend with a pop up event at Whitworth Locke on […]
New York publisher seeking Manchester poets for new ‘Buzzin Bards’ anthology
Local Gems Poetry Press are seeking Mancunian poets of all genres and styles for a poetry anthology entitled ‘Buzzin Bards’. New York publisher Local Gems Poetry Press is expanding into the UK, with Manchester at the forefront, by publishing a poetry anthology consisting of work from poets who reside in or come from Greater Manchester. […]
What’s on in Manchester and the North West
As autumn takes a proper hold, the Manchester events calendar always seems to get busier and busier. Here are some highlights for the rest of this weekend and beyond: YES Opening Parties – Fri 21 – Sun 23 September Charles Street, Manchester YES celebrate their opening with free parties all weekend. Saturday’s bands and DJs include London […]
The people of Manchester Day 2018
On Sunday, people from across Manchester saw the city celebrated through a day of art, music, food and fun. Manchester Day 2018 was the perfect picture of the city’s great talent, overwhelming creativity and diverse cultures. Once again Manchester stood together, crowding the city centre streets to get a glance of the loud and colourful parade. […]