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Kevin Cummins' Top 5

Internationally renowned photographer Kevin Cummins shares his top 5 things to do in Manchester.


The Lowry Hotel

The Lowry Hotel is the only place in Manchester that you can see a large collection of my photographs. They feature a range of famous and less well-known shots. More info.


The Royal Exchange Theatre

The Royal Exchange is a great theatre, and I used to shoot for it when I lived in Manchester. It features a lot of very interesting productions, and has had a number of great actors and actresses. More info.



HOME has become a complex that has combined the Library Theatre and The Cornerhouse. It is a fantastic space with galleries, cinemas and a lovely bar/café. More info.


The Epping Walk Bridge

The Epping Walk Bridge is perhaps most famous for my photograph there with Joy Division. It is a great opportunity to visit the location and even to recreate the photograph. More info.


The National Football Museum

We get a lot of visitors to Manchester for its sporting attractions, and The National Football Museum has really flourished since it has come to Manchester. The museum even includes one of my pictures of Kevin Keegan. More info.