News published May 2022

Volunteer applications are now open for Manchester Day 2022!

Image of monkey float surrounded by people dressed in purple at Manchester Day Parade 2019.

Applications to volunteer at Manchester’s favourite parade are open until 31 May.

Manchester prepares to mark 5th anniversary of 22 May 2017 attack

Sunday 22 May will see Manchester mark the fifth anniversary of the 2017 terror attack with various tributes and reflections.

Exhibition celebrating Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on display in Central Library

Image of exhibition in Central Library- shaped in a semi circle

Manchester City Council, Archives+ and Manchester Metropolitan University have collaborated to curate an exhibition to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s 70 years on the throne.

Take 10 to read on 10 May

Read Manchester and Manchester City Council are encouraging schools, workplaces, organisations and residents to take 10 minutes on 10 May to read, for the benefit of their mental wellbeing.

Glade of Light official opening - Royal involvement confirmed

Aerial view of the glade of light.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend the official opening of the Glade of Light memorial in Manchester on Tuesday 10 May 2022, it has been announced.

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