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Photo: Creative Tourist

A summer of art in Manchester

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

Photo: The Lowry

Review: Police Cops

An hour long show of madcap physical theatre, acted with aplomb

Photo: The Lowry

Rare painting by LS Lowry makes its Salford debut

Lowry’s 1959 Berwick-inspired painting finds its way to Manchester

Photo: The Liquor Store First Street

Manchester ‘Walk of Fame’ honours city icons

The temporary ‘Walk of Fame’ installation marks the opening of a new bar

Photo: LuisPérezContreras@Flickr

Live: Benjamin Clementine

Benjamin Clementine delivers an intense performance at The Lowry, but does his debut album deserve the Mercury Prize?

Photo: The Lowry @Flickr

Review: A Shrektacular Performance

Harry Newton looks back on a fantastic performance by the cast of Shrek the Musical at The Lowry


Paul Foot: A man of many words that provide little discernible information

Features Editor Joe Evans speaks to Paul Foot and fails to get any real answers to any questions about anything at all

We Want You To Watch

Review: We Want You To Watch

Commissioned by the National Theatre, Alice Birch and RashDash’s Abbi Greenland and Helen Goalen bring their ‘We Want You To Watch’ to Salford’s Lowry

The Importance of Being Earnest

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest

Lucy Bailey’s new interpretation of Oscar Wilde’s classic ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ comes to the Lowry

Photo: Simon Lowery

Live: Midge Ure

Ure’s one-man show is a testament to the timelessness of his songs

Photo: TEDx Salford

Preview: TEDx Salford

The famous conference returns to Greater Manchester on Sunday in what promises to be the biggest TEDx event ever hosted in the UK

Image: Flickr,

Alison Goldfrapp is Performer Turned Curator

Arts Editor Matilda Roberts visits the Lowry and finds herself fascinated with fairytale fantasy and folklore.