Category Archives: Manchester

PICTURES: Children raise more than £10k for St Rocco’s at Lantern Walk (From Warrington Guardian)

CHILDREN and their families filled Orford Park with light on Sunday evening for the annual St Rocco’s Lantern Walk. Source: PICTURES: Children raise more than £10k for St Rocco’s at Lantern Walk (From Warrington Guardian)

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It Stares Us Down (2016) — Nicola Dale

This week I have started a new project – It Stares Us Down – which will culminate in a set of hybrid sculpture-performances for the grand Reading Room at Manchester Central Library (pictured). The works will be presented in March … Continue reading

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Ethics and aesthetics — David Dunnico

A couple of posts ago I wrote about how I approached the issue of homelessness, by photographing anti-homeless spikes and other examples of ‘defensive architecture. These were evidence of how those in power tried to get rid of homeless people, … Continue reading

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Have you ever walked around Manchester and wondered why there are so many images of bees dotted throughout the city? Or why there is such an emphasis on science and industry? Our link to the Women’s Suffrage Movement? A statue … Continue reading

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Open Studios: New Art Spaces Chorlton – 28th May — outsiderXchanges

Coinciding with Chorlton Arts Festival, on the 28th of May OutsiderXchanges will be welcoming the public into their studios to meet the participating artists and gain a unique insight into studio practice and artwork in the development stages of this … Continue reading

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Manchester School of Samba at The Manchester Day Parade 2016

This gallery contains 14 photos.

Photos from https://www.flickr.com/photos/64706844@N08/

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WHY NORTHERN QUARTER IS THE COOLEST URBAN AREA ON EARTH — Manchester Observations

Okay, so admittedly I have not explored every inch of the globe’s urban landscape, but regardless of this I’ve decided that Northern Quarter is THE coolest patch. It is a place where hipsters reign. Yes, ‘mainstream’, preppiness is shunned, but … Continue reading

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Tim Bacon — Shaking, not stirred…

2016 has so far been an ‘annus horribilis’ for the great and the good of the entertainment and music industry, starting with the death of David Bowie in January, and more recently those of Victoria Wood and Prince. The hospitality … Continue reading

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Mam Tor and Snow on 29th April… — The Slowrunnings Diary

I planned to walk a circular walk around Mam Tor yesterday but that was cut short due to a snow drifts and driving icy snow. Mam Tor is National Trust owned land on the Castleton Road between Chapel-en-le-Frith and Sheffield. … Continue reading

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The Storming

Manchester School of Samba as part of The Storming by Humberto Vélez, an event at the former Cornerhouse for Home in 2015.

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