On 18 May, cultural venues across the city will keep their doors open after closing time for Manchester After Hours, part of the national Museums At Night festival.
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When Major Tim Peake blasted off into space in December 2015, he took the nation with him.
On Monday 17 October, Olympians and Paralympians from Team GB brightened Manchester in a spectacular parade that started right here at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Ahead of MakeFest 2016, we asked some of the makers to tell us how they got into making and what they’re bringing for you to try.
Go behind the scenes of the four-day Brighter Sound Artistic Director Series residency, which brought together female musicians to interpret our Wonder Materials exhibition through music and art.