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Photo: The John Rylands Library

The Alchemy of Colour

Who says books can’t be works of art?

Photo: KylaBorg @ flickr

Wonder Women Festival lands in Manchester

The breakdown of our top art picks from the feminist festival of the year

Photo: Stacey MacNaught

New Year New Manchester

Manchester’s most exciting arts and culture events in 2017

Photo: The University of Manchester

Rare 17th century map found in John Rylands Library

The document, which shows 17th century Manchester, had been resting virtually untouched in the library’s archives for decades

Photo: Bianca Boorer

Aftermath exhibition at the John Rylands Library

Bianca Boorer thinks the Aftermaths exhibition, marking the centenary of World War I, is definitely worth a visit, but James Jackman advises you not to try and make a day of it

Carol Ann Duffy: MMU website

February Events

Don’t miss out on all the literary events going on in Manchester this month

A book lover's heaven... The John Rylands Library. Photo: Joe Sandler Clarke

Literary daytrip: John Rylands Library

Elizabeth Linsley heads to Deansgate to explore one of Manchester’s most treasured buildings

Social Responsibility Reception was relocated to the Whitworth Hall

University reception moved amid ‘security concerns’ over course closure protest

Protest in response to closure of Learning Disability Studies course closure
Social Responsibility Reception was purposely targeted by protesters

Blue 1 at the University of Manchester Library.

Library thefts double in just one year

Thefts of expensive goods rise as students ignore poster campaign urging them to keep an eye on their belongings

John Rylands Library been named Manchester’s ‘Large Visitor Attraction of the Year.' Photo: Joe Sandler Clarke

News in brief – 12th November

A top tourism award, buses fuelled by household waste and 500 calls to the fire brigade on Bonfire Night

The John Rylands Library

‘A Clockwork Orange’ exhibit opens at John Rylands Library

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