• Bee in the City Launch and Art2c in Manchester this December
  • OA Studios – New Artist Led Space joins Greater Manchester’s Vibrant Art Scene
  • Art2c in Manchester – BeesBlogs Round up of Art2c in November
  • Artzu Gallery – Light | Touch Exhibition
  • Art2c in Manchester – November Snippets
Opera North

Opera North ‘The Little Greats’ at the Lowry

Opera North The Little Greats at the Lowry   THE LITTLE GREATS: AN UNMISSABLE FESTIVAL OF SHORT OPERAS AT THE LOWRY   Short operas, huge emotions: iconic Italian opera in Pagliacci and Cavalleria rusticana Family-friendly matinee of The Child and the Magic Spells Leonard Bernstein’s 1950s satire on the American Dream, Trouble in Tahiti Trial by Jury: Gilbert and Sullivan’s hilarious courtroom farce A rarely-performed operatic gem, Janáček’s Osud (Destiny)…

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Elisa Artesero

The Making of a Festival – Elisa Artesero on Manifest Arts Festival 2017

Manifest Arts Festival 2017   Manifest Arts Festival returned this year, for its second outing. This year also saw a step change in the festival with more artists and venues across Greater Manchester. An artist led festival, with its aim of promoting North West artists, Manifest programmed its 5 days to run along-side the multi-million pound Manchester International Festival. With 33+ venues and 250 artists  putting on this festival was bound to be a challenge…

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Korea

TREASURE – Korea Meets UK Crafts & Design – Castlefield Gallery

TREASURE: A new collaboration between leading crafts and design people from Korea & the UK – Castlefield Gallery   As part of the UK-Korea Cultural Season, a group of Korea’s top craftspeople – Living National Treasures (in waiting), as they are known in their home country, or Masters, visit the north-west England between 1-10 August 2017 on the first leg of a promising creative collaboration with their UK counterparts. Organised…

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HOME

HOME – ‘A Revolution Betrayed’ New Autumn Season Marks the Centenary of Russian Revolution

HOME – Major Autumn Season Marks Centenary of Russian Revolution     Manchester’s HOME has announced a major Autumn season A Revolution Betrayed?, inspired by the centenary of the Russian Revolution. From a short-lived surge of post-revolutionary optimism came tremendous intentions to change the world, an explosion of new aesthetics and a passion for artistic experimentation. A Revolution Betrayed? delves into the history, memory and powerful legacy of the Revolution –…

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Dementia

Beyond Dementia Exhibition at The Whitworth Manchester

‘Beyond Dementia’ New Exhibition at The Whitworth 28th July – 17th September Beyond Dementia Dementia is currently striking fear into many older people, and with the latest figures showing that we now have approaching One Million people living with dementia, this timely exhibition will aim to show that there are ways to live well after diagnosis. ​Beyond Dementia explores the lived experience of dementia, looking beyond the condition and highlighting the…

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Saul Hay

Saul Hay Gallery to Sponsor The New Light Prize Exhibition Emerging Artist Award

Saul Hay Sponsor Emerging Artist Award This is great news for Saul Hay who have really made an impact on the contemporary art scene in Manchester since opening last October. Ian and Catherine are passionate about contemporary art and supporting emerging art and artists in Manchester and deserve this to be a great success – B ____________________________________________________________________________________________ One of Manchester’s youngest contemporary art galleries is lending a helping hand to…

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Joy

True Faith – The Joy of Joy Division & New Order at MAG

True Faith – Manchester Art Gallery – Until 3rd Sept Joy Division and New Order There is no doubt in my mind, that this will be one of Manchester Art Gallery’s (MAG) most visited exhibitions. With its mix of artwork, video, album covers and installation pieces, including mannequins and the soundtrack of Manchester from the 70’s with Joy Division until todays, still going New Order, there is something for art lovers, music lovers, and…

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Anthony Burgess

Anthony Burgess Tribute – No End to Enderby at The Whitworth

Anthony Burgess Tribute No End to Enderby – The Whitworth Anthony Burgess. The name is synonymous with his novel and later film by Stanley Kubrick, A Clockwork Orange. Perhaps lesser known, certainly to many Clockwork Orange fans, were his quartet of comic novels under the pseudonym Joseph Kell which started with Inside Mr Enderby in 1963 concluding with Enderby’s Dark Lady or No End to Enderby in 1984. These comic novels…

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Manifest Arts Festival 5-9th July

Manifest Arts Festival 2017 5th-9th July Manifest Arts Festival 2017 Launches tomorrow at the New Adelphi Gallery on the University of Salford campus (close to Salford Crescent station) The Manifest Festival starts its second year with a stronger than ever offering of mainly artist curated contemporary art in venues across Manchester and Salford, plus one in Bolton. Directors John Lynch, Elisa Artesero and Roger Bygott have brought together some of…

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Lindsey Bull

Lindsey Bull and Plastique Fantastic at Castlefield Gallery

Lindsey Bull & Plastique Fantastique at Castlefield Gallery 23 June 2017 — 6 August 2017 Okay. I’m delighted you are visiting BeesBlogs to read my latest review of Lindsey Bull & Plastique Fantastique going Head to Head . But, before we go any further, Go See this latest offering from Castlefield Gallery. It’s a pity that the performance by Plastique Fantastique can’t be repeated as it had everyone watching totally…

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