A DRUNK PANDEMIC

Fancy a pint? The Manchester cholera epidemic of the 1830s is the unlikely inspiration for the first major UK project by one of the world’s most playful and provocative art collectives. Here at the invitation of Contact Young Curators, five emerging local artists brought together by MIF and Contact, Tokyo’s Chim↑Pom have built a temporary…

EXTRA PREVIEW PERFORMANCE ADDED ON 5 JUNE 2019 WITH 1500 SEATS AT £15

An additional preview is announced today for the upcoming Manchester season of The Book of Mormon, on Wednesday 5 June at 7:30pm at the Palace Theatre. This will be the first chance for fans to see the much-anticipated Broadway smash hit. 1500 tickets for the first Manchester preview will cost only £15 and go on sale at 10am on Thursday 30 May only at the…

WARRINGTON LOCALS IN FOR A TREAT AS ODEON WARRINGTON GEARS UP FOR LUXURY UPGRADE

ODEON – Europe’s largest cinema group – has revealed it will be providing Warrington locals with the height of cinema comfort and style with the refurbishment of ODEON Warrington into a fully-reclining ODEON Luxe cinema this summer, just in time for some of the season’s most exciting blockbuster films. The refurbishment is currently underway, but…

DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND, THE BOOK OF MORMON EXTENDS ITS MANCHESTER SEASON AND ANNOUNCES ITS OPENING CAST FOR ITS FIRST EVER UK AND INTERNATIONAL TOUR

Due to popular demand, more tickets have been released for The Book of Mormon, Broadway’s smash-hit musical written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez. The Tony®, Olivier® and Grammy® award-winning show, which begins performances at the Palace Theatre, Manchester on Thursday 6 June, has extended booking through to Saturday 10 August via http://www.thebookofmormonmusical.com…

SNOW PARK GIVEN A COOL REVAMP

Chill Factore has put its old Snow Park on ice and given it a fantastic makeover. The revamped Snow Park, which opens to the public this Saturday (May 18th), has been transformed to offer even more family fun. The Snow Park offers family members young and old a chance to play in the snow together…

BBC SUMMER SOCIAL ANNOUNCES NEW ACTS TO MARK 100 DAYS TO GO!

With Busted, John Newman, Nina Nesbitt, Freya Ridings, Mr Tumble and Andy Day already forming its best line-up to date, BBC Summer Social – which takes place at Croxteth Country Park in Liverpool on August 3rd and 4th – has today announced a second wave of incredible artists including: Pixie Lott, Rak-Su, New Hope Club and a screening of the brand-new Horrible Histories Movie – plus Max & Harvey (and lots more!). Famous for number-one…

OFFICIAL DAY SPLITS REVEALED AS ‘KENDAL CALLING GOES JURASSIC’ FOR 2019

Standing as one of the UK’s most beloved festivals, Kendal Calling continues to add more unmissable programming to the fields this July. With the recently announced theme of ‘Kendal Calling Goes Jurassic’, today the festival builds on a phenomenal lineup of music, comedy, arts, food & drink and more with a newly announced collaboration with…

BEAT-HERDER FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES NEXT WAVE OF ACTS FOR 2019!!

Beat-Herder, the weirdest, wildest and most wonderful party in the UK festival calendar, announces more names for 2019, running from 12th – 14th July. After selling out of tickets in record time in 2018 and on track for another sell-out success, Beat-Herder will once again transform Lancashire’s Ribble Valley into a technicolour party and escapist’s…

THE NORTH’S BIGGEST GAMING EVENT PREPARES FOR MANCHESTER RETURN

PLAY Expo, the North’s biggest videogames event, is returning to Manchester for the seventh time on May 4 and 5. Taking place in a new, bigger venue, PLAY Expo will be held at Manchester Central Exhibition Centre and will welcome over 25,000 videogamers through the doors for two days of gaming brilliance. With over 1,000…