News published March 2022

Manchester Art Gallery extends its opening hours and offers last chance to see Derek Jarman exhibition

Manchester art gallery

Manchester Art Gallery will be increasing the number of days a week it opens from five to six from April 1, coinciding with a last chance to see the popular Derek Jarman Protest! exhibition before it ends.

Spring is in the air at new Derek Jarman inspired Pocket Park at Manchester Art Gallery

A man holding a trowel and a plant

Unique partnership between Manchester Art Gallery and the LGBT Foundation’s programme for over 50s Pride in Ageing leads to creation of Jarman inspired Pocket Park in the heart of the city centre

Design teams shortlisted for Piccadilly Gardens competition

Six design teams have been chosen to move forward to the next stage of an international design competition to create a world class space in the area centred around Piccadilly Gardens. 

Apex House celebrates success in first year

New accommodation in south Manchester, to help homeless families into permanent accommodation, has been hailed a success, as it celebrates its first anniversary.

2022 Our Year campaign website just got better!

Our Year 2022 logo design

2022 Our Year is a year of action across Manchester where, together, we’re creating more activities, opportunities, experiences and support for our children and young people.

Manchester Irish Weekender invites everyone to join the craic and celebrate St Patrick's Day

A woman playing the fiddle

Manchester will be going green tomorrow as it celebrates St Patrick's Day and the Emerald Isle with 'The Manchester Irish Weekender'.

Public invited to have their say on new Work and Skills Strategy for Manchester

Members of the public are being invited to have their say on a brand-new Work and Skills Strategy for Manchester that aims to help residents and businesses alike share in the city's success.

Proposals to deliver next phase of Ancoats development met with strong support

Bird's Eye Plan of the Ancoats Public Realm Strategy Area

Local people and businesses have expressed their support for a public realm strategy for the next phase of development in Ancoats, helping to bring two decades of investment to completion.

Pupils given a bird's eye 'Belle Vue' of their new school at topping-out ceremony

Four school children wearing high visibility jackets and holding tools on a building site

Pupils at Manchester's newest high school were given a bird's eye 'Belle Vue' when they inspected progress on their brand-new school last week and took part in a traditional 'topping-out' ceremony to mark the final phase of its construction.

Call - don't stall - help is still here during the pandemic

We’re still here. That’s the message from Manchester’s public health Chief, David Regan, in a reminder to the city that help is still on hand for anyone suffering from the effects of the pandemic.

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