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Fun, fireworks, good fortune…and a spectacular new illuminated ‘dragon dance’
Chinese to Irish, LGBTQ to literature, food to booze and arts galore…
Foals, Lewis Capaldi and Razorlight amongst those announced for summer festival
Plagued by delays and price hikes, MIF’s new home is finally underway
Tea and sympathy: How Death Cafes are opening up the conversation around loss
From Heels of Hell to The Exorcist live and even a burlesque fest, we’ve got...
Richard Herring, Dan Snow and Deborah Frances-White amongst stellar show line-up
Over 50 graffitists, Parklife-curated DJs, food markets and more
From vintage bus tours to unusual places and hidden spaces, explore the city as never...
Lightopia promises spectacular illuminations, a water-based laser show and 2000 lanterns
Full programme line-up includes special events, guest chefs and one-off dining spectaculars
With over 50 festivals, it’s our biggest instalment yet…
Criticisms aside, the LGBTQ festival proved it can still take a cracking photo…
What’s on and where, plus events and offers citywide. Let the bank holiday bonanza begin...
Uprising makes its bank holiday debut with twelve giant murals and arty events galore
Featuring over 100 speakers over seventeen days, MLF returns from 4-20 October
Defying a stalling ‘Northern Powerhouse’, culture has seen staggering growth
David Lynch at HOME, The Nico Project and Tao of Glass reviewed