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The Indian Society hosts Diwali Mela 2017

Imagine a night illuminated with colourful lights and fireworks; now expand that thought to the scale of an entire country consisting of ...

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SICK! Festival brings life to Manchester

SICK! Festival is a shared space of “experiences, reflection and connection” brought together to form an international arts programme that promotes healthy ...

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An Alternative Freshers' Week

If you are one among the rare species of incoming freshers who don’t particularly enjoy dancing to EDM or creating memories that ...

Image: Indian Society of Manchester

The Indian Society hosts Diwali Mela 2017

Posted on Nov 9, 2017 1
Photo: SICK! Festival

SICK! Festival brings life to Manchester

Posted on Mar 10, 2017 2
Photo: dullhunk@Flickr

An Alternative Freshers' Week

Posted on Sep 19, 2016 3
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The Indian Society hosts Diwali Mela 2017

ISOM hosted a Diwali Mela at the Manchester Academy, capturing the magic of the festival

Photo: SICK! Festival

SICK! Festival brings life to Manchester

Manchester is made to feel a little better with a full schedule of SICK! events, and we’re here to give you a little preview of what’s to come this month

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An Alternative Freshers’ Week

Bored of the constant hangovers in Freshers’ Week? Aiswarya Kishor explores alternative things to do in Manchester this September

Photo: Eric and Little Ern

What’s on

October will be an exciting month for the Manchester theatre scene and the theatre section will not be short of reviews and interviews. Here’s a what to expect in the next two weeks.

David Acton (right) as Peter Quince in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Photo credit: Dominic Clemence

Interview: David Acton

Carys Lapwood interviews ex-UoM student and actor, David Acton about Propeller Theatre Company, comedy and his time at the University of Manchester

Photo credit: Paul Coltas

Review: Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Stephanie Scott reviews Priscilla Queen of the Desert at The Palace Theatre

Strangeways rehearsals 2014. Photo credit: George Combe

Making it in Theatre… Or at Least Trying

University of Manchester graduate and writer-director of Strangeways, Joshua Val Martin shares his experience of working in theatre after graduation

Photo credit: Paul Coltas

Preview: Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Stephanie Scott previews Priscilla Queen of the Desert at The Palace Theatre

Photo: Norris and Parker

Review: All Our Friends Are Dead

Jessica Wheeler reviews ‘All Our Friends Are Dead’ at The Lowry, as part of re:play festival

Photo credit: RedBobble Theatre Company

Review: To Walk In Your Shoes

Sam Ebner-Landy reviews ‘To Walk In Your Shoes’ at The Lowry, as part of this year’s re:play festival

Image Credit: Hyde Festival Theatre Company

Review: Lunch

Maddy Peden reviews ‘Lunch’ at The Lowry, as part of this year’s re:play festival

Image for Beyond the Fourth Wall at the Lowry this week. photo: The Lowry

Must See: 22nd – 28th April

The best in local theatre this week