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Laura Joyce

Photo: People's History Museum

Never Going Underground: The Fight for LGBT+ Rights

The People’s History Museum opens a new, politically-motivated exhibition this month

Photo: The University of Manchester's Whitworth Art Gallery

And Now We Are Plastic

Whitworth Young Contemporaries: And Now We Are Plastic play with the idea of our physical and digital worlds merging into one

Photo: Stacey MacNaught

New Year New Manchester

Manchester’s most exciting arts and culture events in 2017

Photo: Stéphanie Kilgast @ Flickr

A guide to art over the Christmas break

Laura Joyce gives the breakdown to what’s on nationwide this Christmas

Photo: The Whitworth

Preview: The Frost Fair

Kick off Christmas with the University of Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery this year. The Frost Fair is definitely going to be unmissable

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: Wikimedia Commons

Manchester’s Must-See Monuments

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

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.

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Have No Fear, Mature Students are here!

Laura Joyce offers some advice for mature students, and gives some helpful tips on how to still have a great university experience

Photo: KylaBorg@Flickr

It’s called street art for a reason

Uproar as yet another Banksy original is removed in Liverpool