Posts Tagged ‘manchester’

The First Cut

20Dec12

If you’re looking for something to do over the Christmas Holidays can I recommend a visit to Manchester City Art Galleries. The current exhibition is astonishingly good and will prove popular with all ages. The First Cut features a remarkable range of contemporary artists who are using paper in their work. There’s Rob Ryan, Su […]


After the ridiculous mega crush of Manchester‘s European Markets, which seem to run from late November right up to Christmas, the Victorian Market at Wrexham this year was a pleasant surprise. I haven’t ever been before and I have to say, it was a lively mix of food, drink, entertainment, local crafts and christmassy things. […]


We went to Manchester the other day and as we were walking around we came across the bizarre sight of a number of Michael Jackson lookalikes walking near the Triangle shopping centre. I saw a few things that I really liked as we walked through the Northern Quarter. There are increasing numbers of retro shops […]


Recently visited Manchester to see the last few days of Subversive Spaces at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Paul Morrison and Ten Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci from the Royal Collection at Manchester City Art Gallery and also 4×4 at the Bluecoat in Liverpool. Subversive Spaces (7/2/09-4/5/09) is a fantastic exhibition, which is now on tour […]


Year End

31Dec08

an end to excess…bring on the circus