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Sharpen your colouring pencils and pop along to Hulme Library for a family-friendly drawing session. The session will be led by Ian Morris, illustrator of The Library Book. Ian will bring his sketch books and show you how he creates characters in his head and then draws them on the page. Suitable for ages 5+, […]

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Sharpen your colouring pencils and pop along to North City Library for a family-friendly drawing session. The session will be led by Ian Morris, illustrator of The Library Book. Ian will bring his sketchbooks and show you how he creates characters in his head and then draws them on the page. Suitable for ages 5+, […]

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Sharpen your colouring pencils and pop along to Burnage Library for a family-friendly drawing session. The session will be led by Ian Morris, illustrator of The Library Book. Ian will bring his sketchbooks and show you how he creates characters in his head and then draws them on the page. Suitable for ages 5+, places […]

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Enjoy a late opening of the CYBERJUNK art exhibition at Castlefield Gallery. The evening promises live audio performances by artist John Powell-Jones and poet Lauren de Sá Naylor. 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 […]

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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 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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Step into the imaginative world of ‘Doodle Den’ with the People’s History Museum. All of the activities are online so you can enjoy ‘Doodle Den’ at home. Build your own special den and then relax and lose yourself in the fun and freedom of doodling. Pick up a pen and pencil and scroll through the […]

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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 […]

Taking place right across Chorlton, Chorlton Arts Festival is an annual event celebrating local artists. You’ll find all kinds of art displayed around the streets and places in Chorlton. From performance to painting, and handmade jewellery to street art, there’s plenty to see and do. Check out the full listings on the Chorlton Arts Festival […]

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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 […]