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Reading the Gothic in the Time of Covid-19: Part 1

In the first post of our ‘Reading the Gothic in the Time of Covid-19’ series, Professor Dale Townshend and Dr Emma Liggins (both of the Manchester Centre for Gothic Studies) reflect upon Gothic literature’s arresting depictions of historical moments of crisis and contagion. Their overview reads…

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Ideas Worth Exploring from People’s History Museum

February and March online activities from the national museum of democracy People’s History Museum (PHM) has a packed programme of online activities to bring people together through conversation, stories, music and creativity taking place in the coming weeks. From the little radicals in your…

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From Manchester Gin, with love

Just because couples need to spend the most romantic night of the year at home in 2021, doesn’t mean they need to cancel Valentine’s Day all together. To help celebrate, The Spirit of Manchester Distillery , home to Manchester Gin , is launching the ultimate cocktail kit to shake things up for a…

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Manchester Science Festival line up is announced

Science and Industry Museum gears up to explore ideas for a better world as Manchester Science Festival line up is announced Royal Photographic Society’s Science Photographer of the Year. Brian Eno and ClientEarth. Manchester Science Festival Young People Panel. Royal Society. Zamzam Ibrahim…

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Dippy in Rochdale to hit the small screen once more

Dippy the dinosaur is continuing to make waves after leaving Rochdale, with his adventure in the borough set to feature in a channel 5 documentary series airing this week. Natural History Museum, World of Wonder, is a six part series which focusses on the famous London museum and its many special…

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