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Zara Larsson live in Manchester: Bringing ‘VENUS’ to Manchester’s Academy

Zara Larsson live in Manchester: Bringing ‘VENUS’ to Manchester’s Academy

Swedish pop sensation Zara Larsson returns to Manchester to headline the Academy after the release of her newest LP, ‘Venus’
The Last Dinner Party – Prelude to Ecstasy: A stellar debut from the UK’s most exciting new act

The Last Dinner Party – Prelude to Ecstasy: A stellar debut from the UK’s most exciting new act

The Last Dinner Party cement their place as one of the most innovative up-and-coming bands in the UK, showcasing operatic vocals and evocative lyrics on their debut LP
Laufey live in Manchester: A Valentine’s night ‘bewitched’ by musical charm

Laufey live in Manchester: A Valentine’s night ‘bewitched’ by musical charm

Following her recent Grammy victory, Laufey takes the stage for a very special sold-out Valentine’s Day show at Manchester’s Albert Hall
The Last Dinner Party live: Spreading their ‘Ecstasy’ across the UK

The Last Dinner Party live: Spreading their ‘Ecstasy’ across the UK

We observe Britain’s hottest indie prospect in action as they spread their ‘ecstasy’ at their most recent Manchester show
A ‘quarter-life crisis’?: Finding your feet after a break-up

A ‘quarter-life crisis’?: Finding your feet after a break-up

Do you feel like you are experiencing a ‘quarter-life crisis’ in your final year? Have you experienced a break-up? Read on to find out how you can find your feet in these (perhaps not so) difficult times
Killer obsession: Ranking the Dead by Daylight killers by dateability

Killer obsession: Ranking the Dead by Daylight killers by dateability

Spending Valentine’s Day alone? Why not let yourself be wooed by Behaviour Interactive’s most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes, splattered affectingly in the blood of their victims?
Valentine’s day 2024 lookbook

Valentine’s day 2024 lookbook

Don’t know what to wear for Valentine’s Day? No matter the occasion, The Mancunion have got you covered with outfit inspo ranging from ‘cool with a twist’ to ‘all dressed up’
Overconsumption of second hand fashion: The rise of Vinted and Depop

Overconsumption of second hand fashion: The rise of Vinted and Depop

Where does sustainability end and overconsumption begin? Is there a guilt free way to enjoy fashion? With apps like Vinted and Depop more popular then ever, these questions are important
All of Us Strangers review: A triumph of grief, love and the queer experience

All of Us Strangers review: A triumph of grief, love and the queer experience

A nuanced and delicate film not suited for the emotionally fragile, full of outstanding performances that will leave you asking: Where is Andrew Scott’s BAFTA nomination?
American Fiction review: Satirical comedy at its finest

American Fiction review: Satirical comedy at its finest

While perhaps not quite as subtle in its approach as British satire, American fiction is a case of American satirical comedy at its finest
The Holdovers, surrogate families and a cinematic trip to Leeds

The Holdovers, surrogate families and a cinematic trip to Leeds

As The Holdovers gains in the awards conversation, writer Will Ardley recalls a cinematic voyage to Leeds for Alexander Payne’s latest
UoMRFC suffer vengeance on derby day: UoMRFC 8-50 MMU

UoMRFC suffer vengeance on derby day: UoMRFC 8-50 MMU

After last year’s loss, MMU were out for vengeance
From Our Correspondent: The Beijing club on the fringes of Chinese football

From Our Correspondent: The Beijing club on the fringes of Chinese football

In our first edition of ‘From Our Correspondent’, we explore the relationship Beijingers have with the city’s biggest football team Beijing Guoan.
Dorian Electra live in Manchester: Sodom and Gomorrah meet Manchester

Dorian Electra live in Manchester: Sodom and Gomorrah meet Manchester

Hyperpop pioneer returns to Manchester in support of release of third studio album, Fanfare
Flying Green: The first transatlantic flight using 100% sustainable fuel jets off

Flying Green: The first transatlantic flight using 100% sustainable fuel jets off

The first transatlantic flight run on 100% sustainable fuel ran at the end of last year – it could be the start of more environmentally friendly travel
The University of Manchester announces bicentenary festival plans

The University of Manchester announces bicentenary festival plans

The University of Manchester’s bicentenary is to be marked by the “Universally Manchester Festival,” showcasing student creativity and highlighting the past, present, and future of the University
Divorce live in Manchester: One hour fiesta of contemporary alternative music

Divorce live in Manchester: One hour fiesta of contemporary alternative music

The oozing intimacy of YES’ basement provided the perfect venue for the band’s country-grunge resonance
Slow Pulp live in Manchester: A summer hit in December

Slow Pulp live in Manchester: A summer hit in December

Indie rockers Slow Pulp hit Manchester on their first international headliner, in support of their second album Yard
Pasta alla Norma di Fallowfield

Pasta alla Norma di Fallowfield

A simple, cheap, and meat-free pasta dish
“They decided they didn’t want a Nightline any longer”: Why did Manchester SU close Nightline? 

“They decided they didn’t want a Nightline any longer”: Why did Manchester SU close Nightline? 

The University’s branch of the nationwide listening service closed in September to the surprise of the student community