• Snippets – Our New What’s On Round-up
  • Art2c – Do you Remember Islington Mill? & Saul Hay Anniversary Exhibition
  • Hidden Altrincham 2017  Festival & Paola Bazz at Con Club
  • New North & South- Major Exhibitions Programme Across Manchester Gallery’s
  • Art2c in Manchester this September
Snippets

Snippets – Our New What’s On Round-up

Snippets – A new thread which allows more of What’s On than in a full blog review. Hope you like it!   This edition of Snippets has: Holly Rowan Hesson | Helena Denholm | Mike Chavez-Dawson | Castlefield Gallery | Neo:Artists | Paula Fenwick Lucas | Air Gallery | Hidden Altrincham | Holly Rowan Hesson Based in Manchester and Yorkshire  Holly Rowan Hesson has a new site specific installation exploring,…

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Islington Mill

Art2c – Do you Remember Islington Mill? & Saul Hay Anniversary Exhibition

Islington Mill – Your Memories Needed Islington Mill Memories?   Many of you know of Salford’s Islington Mill as an arts community for a number of years.. Now Swiss-French artist Hugo Hemmi, through a month long residency at Castlefield Gallery is looking for your help to find people with memories of Islington Mill for a new exhibition. If you can help you can find Hugo’s contact details below . Since…

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snippets

Hidden Altrincham 2017 Festival & Paola Bazz at Con Club

  Hidden Altrincham Festival 2017  Various Venues 14th – 24th September   Hidden Altrincham was something I hadn’t heard of until recently. With 50 artists and 30 venues across the town it’s no small undertaking. Hidden Altrincham is the town’s summer art festival and will have daily events and live experiences. Shining a spotlight on Altrincham’s culture, heritage, architecture, independent shops, cafes and restaurants, imaginative residents and exciting businesses, the…

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New North & South

New North & South- Major Exhibitions Programme Across Manchester Gallery’s

New North & South Major Exhibition New – 29th Sept – Various Dates   Showing across  – The Whitworth | Manchester Musuem | Manchester Musuem of Science & Industry | Manchester Art Gallery | HOME |   Manchester is in for a veritable feast of Art, Music, Film and Performance with  this multi site programme marking the 70th anniversary of partition and the creation of India, Pakistan and later Bangladesh. For…

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September

Art2c in Manchester this September

 Art2c in Manchester – Alisa Lim A Po | AND A 123 | Material Matters | The Reformation |Hidden Altrincham |   Art2c in Manchester – Alisa  Lim A Po – Artzu Gallery until 17th September Art2c in Manchester this month includes this exhibition at Artzu Gallery. A fter spending some time at the Academy of Fine Arts in Hertogenbosch, Dutch artist Alisa Lim A PO moved into the world…

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Reformation

The Reformation – John Rylands Library Manchester

  Although not my usual ‘What’s On’ blog of Contemporary Art, this exhibition ‘The Reformation’ from  The John Rylands Library in Manchester, one of Manchester’s iconic buildings and next to some of the ultra modern building of Spinningfields, focuses on a subject which continues to fascinate. And not just historians. Take the success of Hilary Mantel’s ‘Wolf Hall’, and many still remember Keith Michelle’s portrayal of Henry VIII from TV’s…

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Art2c

Last Chance – Art2c – Exhibitions Ending Soon

Art2c – Exhibitions now on…but Ending Soon   Summer is nearly over and some great exhibitions are also coming to an end. If you’ve not already seen them, make the time. Manchester has some great art……and these are all free!   Cross Street Arts | Air Gallery | Saul Hay | Manchester Art Gallery |                           The Whitworth…

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Peterloo

Manchester Histories and Peoples History Musuem Get Peterloo 2019 Project Funding

 The Peterloo 2019 Project On 16th August 2015 I saw actor Maxine Peake read Percy Bysshe Shelley’s ‘Mask of Anarchy’ at Manchesters’s Albert Hall which was then going through a refurbishment programme. The fact that there was a certain amount of disarray, due to building works, only added to the atmospheric staging of Shelly’s poem which was done by Peake in a candlelit stage setting. The memory of that Peterloo…

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Air Gallery

Air Gallery Open 2017 – Altrincham’s Latest Art Space

Air Gallery Open 2017 Exhibition Established to promote emerging and early career artists Air Gallery’s annual OPEN Exhibition 2017 commenced on 10th August. It was my first visit and it was a real pleasure to see so many people attending and supporting this new art space. Billed as an eclectic and diverse collection of artwork from around the globe, I think it achieved its aim.   With 40+ exhibitors, some…

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Material Matters

Material | Matters – Saul Hay Gallery – Castlefield

  Material | Matters – Saul Hay Gallery Material | Matters, is Saul Hay’s latest exhibition and with nine exhibiting artists there’s a lot to see. The quality of the artists work means that having so much to see is a real bonus.  Material | Matters explores the physicality of the artists’ chosen medium, considering our sense of history and the mystical connections we feel to our landscape. A particular…

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