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Coinciding with Chinese New Year, Central Library is hosting a fascinating exhibition by British photojournalist Adrian Bradshaw. Head into the city to find an interesting display of photographs of China in the 1980s. To find out what’s happening for Chinese New Year in Manchester – take a look at our guide.    

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All aboard! Mini mechanics and engineers can enjoy some of the marvellous machines on display at the Science and Industry Museum this winter. Discover machines of all shapes and sizes and be inspired by the museum’s brand-new moving display, A Quiet Afternoon in the Cloud Cuckoo Valley. The display tells the story of a train […]

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Visit the People’s History Museum to find out more about migrants, the people who have moved to the UK from other countries. Watch animations that explain the many different reasons that people come to the UK from other countries. You and your family can also take part in a passport trail around the museum. Be […]

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CYBERJUNK is an exciting art exhibition that features computer animation, life-size models, a comic book, ceramics and much more. Taking place at Castlefield Gallery, this artwork may appeal to people who are into science fiction, comic books and also horror films. Interesting stuff.  

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The National Football Museum will showcase a fascinating selection of photographs by Sefton Samuels. Visit with friends and family and share memories of football through the ages. The exhibition features photographs from the 1960s to 1980s. Back to the days of Bovril and pies, you’ll be able to see portraits of your favourite players as […]

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This October, head to the Science and Industry Museum for a new free exhibition exploring some of the latest scientific work on cancer. Created with the charity, Cancer Research UK, the exhibition features film, photographs and never-seen-before objects. Find out how far we have come in terms of preventing cancer and diagnosing and treating the […]

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The iconic poppy work of art, which has been displayed at the IWM North and IWM London in 2018, is returning to IWM North. The striking artwork is made up of thousands of ceramic poppies which cascade beautifully down the inside of the museum building. As well as being an awesome large work of art, […]

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Sheba Arts CIC will host its first full week, in-person community festival this year. The festival will showcase the best of community migrant art in Greater Manchester and the North of England. Offering an exciting community event, the festival will take place for two days in Manchester Central Library (in partnership with Ahmed Iqbal Ullah […]

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Elizabeth Gaskell’s House has a new exhibition about one of the author’s best known collection of stories – Cranford. Visit this exhibition to see rare editions of the book. You’ll also find some of the actual costumes worn in the BBC series by Dame Judi Dench on display too.

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Submissions are open for the Manchester Open 2022 exhibition. The Manchester Open is an art exhibition that welcomes artwork from anybody. Whether you’re a professional artist or creating art for the first time – you can submit your work to be displayed in the Manchester Open. HOME believes that everyone is an artist. This is […]