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The Trafford Centre. Photo: Graham Walton @ Flickr

The Trafford Centre: Not your average shopping experience

To celebrate Intu Trafford Centre’s 18th birthday, we explore the inspiration behind its creation

Photo: toybot studios @ flickr

The Persistence of Memory

Laura Joyce gives an insight into the relevance of surrealism, and how Salvador Dali’s friendship with Walt Disney saved his beloved animated studios

Photo: Aaron Crowe @Flickr

Salford Illuminations

Blackpool illuminations to come to Salford Quays in December as part of Lightwaves festival

Photo: Mohamed Nanabhay @Flickr

Idris Khan at the Whitworth

Idris Khan presents an innovative and intriguing new exhibition at the Whitworth, Hannah Foy takes a look

Photo: Jamal Jameel

Look Up – there is more to see than you might think…

Journeys Festival produces yet another stunning display of artwork across Manchester portraying the inspiring stories of the city’s refugees and asylum seekers

photo: jsawkins@Flickr

Head To Head at Castlefield Gallery

Castlefield Gallery presents innovative artist Christian Falsnaes and his stunningly unique work

Photo: Emily Driscoll

The Graffiti Project

The global refugee crisis is brought to light in Manchester’s Journeys Festival

Photo: Erena Shimoda

Boldly Beautiful: Turning scars into works of art

The beauty of survival is encapsulated through mastectomy tattoos

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Manchester’s Must-See Monuments

Ever the arts-hub, we look at Manchester’s most exciting and interesting sculptures

Photo: Régine Debatty @Flickr

Science vs. Art

Science and art come together in new ‘BioArt’

Marcantonio Raimondi - The Massacre of the Innocents. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Marcantonio Raimondi and Raphael at the Whitworth

Brand new to the Whitworth Art Gallery this week is the exciting Marcantonio Raimondi and Raphael exhibit.

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ANDY WARHOL at the Whitworth

Warhol comes to the Whitworth this winter