Category Archives: Manchester

The Lowry

The Lowry, Manchester. Set in the regenerated Salford Quays, The Lowry complex consists of two theatres, studio and gallery spaces, a restaurant, and cafes & bars. It is named after the artist L. S. Lowry, known for his paintings of … Continue reading

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John Rylands Library

John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester. A stunning Victorian Gothic building that was opened to the public in 1900. The library has the appearance of a church, though the actual concept was of an Oxford college library on a larger scale. … Continue reading

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Band on the Wall

Band on the Wall, Norther Quarter, Manchester. This popular venue hosts an eclectic mix of music through live gigs, DJ sets and club nights. Band on the Wall was forced to close in 2005 as the building was in a … Continue reading

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Craft and Design Centre

Craft & Design Centre, Northern Quarter, Manchester. Home to two floors of contemporary studios selling jewellery, bags, ceramics, interior accessories and loads more lovely stuff. The centre also hosts frequent exhibitions and workshops. Time Out Manchester Shortlist 2011

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