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  1. A History of Manchester's Gothic Clubs by Aidan Cross


    Often known for 'Madchester', Fac 51, The Haçienda and Acid House, Manchester’s club culture is not widely associated with Goth as a cultural or musical movement. Yet the city has a very strong and rich history of Goth clubbing and subculture, and…

  2. ‘Pips’ Roxy Room was where it all started’ – DJ Dave Booth tells us the story of a city’s Goth club culture


    Meet the official Stone Roses DJ (playing the likes of Spike Island, Blackpool) who was on the decks in a packed venue underneath where the Corn Exchange now stands in Manchester city centre – playing Goth tunes.

  3. An interview with the duo behind Anointed - Manchester’s dark alt queer clubnight


    Fancy indulging in a delightfully dark selection of nouveau Goth, leftfield pop, post-punk and the more unusual Indie tunes in an all-inclusive, immersive venue? Welcome to Anointed – one of Manchester’s newest alternative clubnights – brought to…

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  4. Add The weird magic of Manchester Music venues: Rebellion to your Itinerary

    The weird magic of Manchester Music venues: Rebellion

    2B Whitworth Street West, Manchester

    Right at the end of Deansgate, near the train station, you will find Rebellion: a dark and cavernous music venue like no other in the city.  It’s home to metal, rock and a massive range of alternative live music from across the globe. Here audiences…

  5. 10 Mysterious Music Venues in Manchester


    What’s better than live music? Live music amplified by a layer of darkness and mystery. Manchester has a history of unusual and atmospheric gig venues – from the rough-around-the-edges nature of The Roadhouse to the buzz of the Boardwalk. There…

  6. Behind the scenes of Body Horror – creators of Manchester’s Meat Market and much more


    Queer clubbing culture meets gothic-drenched gutsiness.

  7. The weird and wonderful spoken word nights in and around Manchester


    A good spoken word night is not only a great opportunity to share work with an audience if you are writer – but it’s also well worth being part of the crowd, for a truly unique night out. At spoken word nights you’ll often see culture at its most…

  8. Welcome to one of Manchester’s newest Goth nights: Zeitgeist


    A turn on a Ouija board led to one the city’s rapidly growing Goth-inspired nights. Zeitgeist has a haunted history and is a monthly event at the Princess Street venue Night People– featuring a wild mix of alternative, rock, electro and 80s tunes.…

  9. Behind the scenes of ArA: the gothic club-like night set in a Salford church


    For years, Friday-night crowds have been known to descend on the oldest church in Salford – coming together for an evening of Gothic music, DJs and dancing: ArA. 

  10. Add The Hollywood Undead - Halloween Murder Mystery to your Itinerary

    The Hollywood Undead - Halloween Murder Mystery

    Chadderton, Oldham

    Join us this Halloween at The Victoria Hotel for Hollywood Undead!


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  11. The Weird Magic of Manchester Music Venues: The Night & Day Café – 27th birthday special


    November marks 27 years of a much-loved Manchester music venue which has become a cornerstone of not just the Northern Quarter’s, but the city’s, creative culture - The Night & Day Café. And in that time it has transformed from an Oldham Street…

  12. The weird magic of Manchester music venues: Night People


    Live bands typically three nights a week, a range of grassroots musicians, bringer of London clubnights to the North (many for the first time) and home to many more – welcome to Night People. Based on Princess Street since October 2017, this…

  13. Meet the fitness instructor bringing ZOMBIEROBICS to Manchester


    Fiona Ledgard is bringing fitness with a difference to The Deaf Institute for a special Halloween event.

  14. Behind the Scenes of Manchester’s Gig Scene: An Interview with Ade Dovey


    ‘Eclectic dark and moody music which puts goosebumps over your arms and tickles your eardrums a little’...

  15. The secretive and special spaces of Salford you can discover for yourself

    Salford certainly has no shortage of unique arts venues and creative spaces, many easily accessible from Manchester city centre by either foot or public transport – and well worth the trip.

  16. A pick of Halloween parties in Manchester


    Halloween falls on a Wednesday in 2018 – so that means an opportunity for celebrating during the weekend before, as well as the day itself!

  17. The weird magic of Manchester music venues: The Peer Hat


    Tucked down the backstreets of the Northern Quarter – on Faraday Street - you will find a seriously atmospheric music venue with an intriguing underground stage, off-the-wall music, a chilled-out vibe and plenty of passion: The Peer Hat.

  18. The weird magic of Manchester music venues: The Eagle


    The Eagle is a characterful pub just on the edge of Manchester – a five-minute walk from Deansgate on Collier Street in Salford - with a notable jukebox, cask ales and an atmospheric adjoining music venue that was once an abandoned terraced house.

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