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Image: 42nd Street Nightclub

The last straw: 42’s takes action against plastic waste

The nightclub is replacing its plastic straws with vegetable straws

Photo: Phil Tragen

The Venue Want To Create a ‘New Legacy’

Music Editor Hannah Brierley discusses the radical changes that have been made to The Venue

Photo: tricks ware@Flickr

Sankeys Manchester shuts its doors

Despite multiple closings and re-openings in the past, it seems Sankeys Manchester is to close for the final time after the building was bought by property developers

Photo: adamwilson @Flickr

Pro-life students banned from forming group at Strathclyde University

Anti-abortion students at the University of Strathclyde feel their free speech has been violated by the Students’ Association’s decision not to fund their ‘anti-choice group’

Photo: Album Artwork

Interview: The Japanese House

Amber Bain brings The Japanese House’s lush dream pop to Club Academy

Photo: The Mancunion

Venue Review: Soup Kitchen is cooking up something good

Despite not having a rich history akin to that of Manchester’s other venues, Soup Kitchen has made a name as one of the most eclectic places in Manchester

Floating Points

Club: Lost In Space opening party – Floating Points all night long

Floating Points hits the sweet spot with a rich wax arsenal at his disposal

Photo: Tysh @Flickr

Festival: Beat-Herder 2015

Beat-Herder is a true treasure and triumph of the North

Photo: Courtesy of Farr Festival

Festival: Farr 2015

Farr offered up an intimate, music-centric festival for those who really care about what they hear

Kyle Hall. Photo: passetti @flickr

Club: MIF x Warehouse Project present 10×10

The Mayfield Depot has its last hurrah

Photo: Decoy Media

Club: High Hoops presents 10 Hour Day Party with Marcellus Pittman and Wbeeza

High Hoops couple bookings and location to great effect

Photo: passetti @flickr

Club: High Hoops presents DJ Sprinkles

Sprinkles inspires an atmosphere of joyous community with some achingly beautiful deep house sounds