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Review: 1761

1761, an industrial Mancunian Eatery

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Weeknight curfew for Fallowfield bars

Manchester City Council planners are enforcing a 2am curfew on bars in Fallowfield popular with students, forcing Fallow Cafe to close early on weeknights

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Preview: The Return of Memory

As part of HOME’s ‘A Revolution Betrayed?’ programme, The Return of Memory is a contemporary examination of the Russian Revolution’s legacy

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Fallowfield Freshers: your local guide to the best restaurants to visit with a hangover

Whilst the morning after a big night out is likely to be shaped by a hammering headache and acute memory loss, this pick of the best hangover hotspots in Fallowfield will guide you to recovery

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Dancing in Damascus: an evening with Miriam Cooke

Renowned author and Professor of Arab Cultures at Duke University spoke about the importance of art in a revolution

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Revolution: New Art for a New World

Margy Kinmoth’s documentary explores the effect and power of art within early 19th Century Russia

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Bloody chokers, they’re back in fashion again!

Whilst chokers adorn many necks of the Manchester student body, Sophie Billington takes a look at their grim and gruesome origins from 18th century France

Stannard & Blythe Credit: Alex Whitcomb

Revolution 2015

Wiggins and Doull were on top form in the cycling competition, but Tennant and Keisse win the day


Review: Russell Brand – Revolution

Books editor Alister Pearson reviews Russell Brand’s third book, ‘Revolution’, that commands us to overturn this corrupt capitalist society in favour for a society focused on love

Protesters in Egypt's Tahrir Square. Photo: Joseph Hill @Flickr

Egypt – a revolution of the heart and the mind

Haughty ideals are only half a revolution, Marina Iskander argues the most permeating revolutions come from the heart

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Russell Brand is wrong, apathy does not engender revolution

Mark Twain once said, “If voting made any difference they wouldn’t let us do it.” I feel the frustration, but voting abstinence is not the path to utopia.

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Voting and Russell Brand’s revolution

Jenny Sterne discusses whether not voting will ever achieve the revolution that the popular comedian imagines…