All posts by Matt

Serenity by Snik part of Cities of Hope 300
February 16, 2018, 3 Comments

Amazing news, at last! Cities of Hope will return to the streets of Manchester in 2018 (here’s what they did in 2016). To mark the announcement, a stunning new piece […]

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Pug Café at The Pen & Pencil

January 29, 2018, No comments

Yep, you read that headline right, there’s a Pug Café coming to The Pen & Pencil for a one off, one day only party! To celebrate Chinese Ne ...

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PLY presents – J Dilla Changed My Life

January 25, 2018, No comments

On Saturday 10th February, PLY will be paying homage to the genius that is the late, great J Dilla with an all-day party soundtracked by some of the N ...

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The Daisy

January 23, 2018, No comments

Since the Superstore closed it’s doors and the excellent Evelyn’s moved in, there has been a void to fill, specifically the basement area ...

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    PLY X Absolut Emerging Talent Winner
    January 6, 2018, No comments

    Over the past year, PLY has given eight carefully selected emerging artists or collectives a helping hand to showcase their work at the Northern Quarter venue, with one of the […]

  • Christmas/New Year Opening Hours in the NQ
    December 20, 2017, 1 Comment

    With the holiday season comes changes to opening hours in most of the bars, restaurants and shops in the Northern Quarter, so we’ll collate any advertised changes we see and […]

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    Off Markets Manchester
    December 6, 2017, No comments

    I’m pretty sure I won’t be alone in saying, I’m not a big fan of the Manchester Christmas Markets. An invasion of traders you don’t see from one year to […]

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    Guilty By Association
    December 5, 2017, No comments

    In the constantly changing and evolving bar scene in the Northern Quarter, Guilty By Association opened what seems like a long time ago, back in June 2014 in fact, bringing […]