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A summer of art in Manchester

With summer on the way find out what Manchester’s galleries have got in store

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No end to Anthony Burgess

Elliot Mills argues the case for a place in the literary heritage of Manchester for Anthony Burgess, a man often left out of the narrative

Manchester Central Library before its renovation.

Manchester Central Library re-opens

The library’s four year renovation is finally complete

Anthony Burgess' musical setting of 'The Wasteland'. Photo: Annie Muir

The Waste Land at the Anthony Burgess Foundation

Books Editor Annie Muir heads to the Anthony Burgess Foundation for a musical production of T.S. Eliot’s ‘The Wasteland’, a poem that is better heard than read

Railway Bridge in Castlefield, Manchester. Photo: N Bojdo

Manchester: a literary city?

If you thought the rainy city didn’t have much to offer in terms of literature, think again. Manchester has inspired generations of great writers and is now home to a vibrant literary scene.

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The art of adaptation

Victoria Carter visits the Manchester Literature Festival and finds inspirational and encouraging talks are delivered alongside the perfect brownie

University of Manchester unveiled a plaque dedicated to Anthony Burgess outside the Samuel Alexander Building last week  Photo: Jonathan Breen

Manchester unveils first British memorial for ‘A Clockwork Orange’ author

A blue plaque is unveiled outside Samuel Alexander for the Manchester graduate

The John Rylands Library

‘A Clockwork Orange’ exhibit opens at John Rylands Library

50th anniversary of revolutionary novel celebrated at the John Rylands Library