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Annabel Benton

Annabel Benton

Co-Culture Managing Editor at The Mancunion // Twitter: @AnnabelBenton_

Repercussion at The Warehouse Project: A triumphant return to the Depot

Repercussion at The Warehouse Project: A triumphant return to the Depot

The Warehouse Project’s annual official opening show Repercussion returned to the Depot, bringing with it a feast of electronic music
A guide to: City halls

A guide to: City halls

Our guide to the often lesser-known city halls at the University of Manchester, which cater to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Live review: Billie Marten at the O2 Ritz

Live review: Billie Marten at the O2 Ritz

Billie Marten plays her largest ever show in Manchester at the O2 Ritz as she tours the country after the release of her fourth studio album Drop Cherries
Album review: Billie Marten – Drop Cherries

Album review: Billie Marten – Drop Cherries

Billie Marten releases her fourth studio album Drop Cherries, combining influences from her previous three records into a self-assured and mature selection of love songs
72 hours in Budapest

72 hours in Budapest

Feeling the need to escape Manchester? We’ve got you covered with our guide to spending a weekend in the cheap but culture-filled city of Budapest.
International Women’s Day: Inspirational women on campus

International Women’s Day: Inspirational women on campus

In celebration of International Women’s Day, the Lifestyle Team are spotlighting some of our favourite women and female-focused societies on campus.
Women in Media: Everything you need to know

Women in Media: Everything you need to know

Thinking of a career in the media? Wanting to get your foot in the door but not knowing where to look? Fear not – the annual Women in Media conference is back for two days in April. Here’s everything you need to know!
New year, same me

New year, same me

With the start of a new year in mind, we unpack the term ‘new year, new me’. Are resolutions and January plans really the best way to go about things?
Lifestyle Loves: Manchester for free

Lifestyle Loves: Manchester for free

We’re showcasing some of the best free things to do in Manchester as being a student on a budget can often feel restricting, but it doesn’t have to mean that you can’t enjoy your city
Manchester’s finest festive feasts

Manchester’s finest festive feasts

From New Century to Escape to Freight Island, FOLK to Reds True Barbeque, we’ve got all your festive food needs covered!
Your guide to Manchester’s Christmas Markets

Your guide to Manchester’s Christmas Markets

The Lifestyle section gives you our rundown of Manchester’s Christmas Markets, with all our festive top picks, in locations such as Piccadilly Gardens, Market Street, and St Ann’s Square
Empowerment through language: Stop putting yourself down

Empowerment through language: Stop putting yourself down

With Reclaim the Night in mind, the Lifestyle section has decided to unpack how the language we use to address ourselves and others has the power to change our outlook from self-doubt to self-confidence
Seven essentials for every student home

Seven essentials for every student home

Finding student life hard? Not to worry, as we’re here with a handy list of student home essentials guaranteed to make sure you’re having the best student experience
A first look at Backyard Cinema’s new Manchester venue

A first look at Backyard Cinema’s new Manchester venue

Backyard Cinema has come to Manchester for its first Northern venue and has all the components for a perfect autumn-winter experience
Your guide to Manchester’s student suburbs

Your guide to Manchester’s student suburbs

From bars and clubs to cafes and parks, we bring to you our ultimate guide to the best student areas in South Manchester
What’s on in Manchester this Halloween

What’s on in Manchester this Halloween

Stuck for things to do this Halloween? We’ve got you covered with events ranging from music and bottomless brunch, to dressed up dogs and fairground rides – all in the spooky spirit
Win free burgers for a term in student competition

Win free burgers for a term in student competition

Until October 19, students in Greater Manchester can enter new Manchester burger restaurant The Butcher’s competition to win free burgers for the rest of the current university term
Lifestyle Loves: Campus hidden gems

Lifestyle Loves: Campus hidden gems

To continue our new ‘Lifestyle Loves’ series, we offer readers our top picks for new places to discover on the UoM campus
The Gilmore Girls Aesthetic: Finding the beauty in autumn

The Gilmore Girls Aesthetic: Finding the beauty in autumn

As the autumn months draw in, The Mancunion examines how the popular series Gilmore Girls can inspire the perfect day-to-day autumn lifestyle and the importance of finding joy in the colder weather
Lifestyle Loves: The Northern Quarter

Lifestyle Loves: The Northern Quarter

The first in our new series of recommendations is Manchester’s Northern Quarter – if you’re looking for inspiration or new places to try, we’ve got you covered