The Creative Tourist Cultural Calendar. This month: Hull City of Culture, Lightwaves and Christmas markets.
Lightwaves. Outdoor, light and projection-based art at Manchester’s waterfront destination. The Quays, Salford
Christmas markets. From the mega to the micro, we publish the best art and alt shopping experiences in the north. Various venues
Hull City of Culture. In 2017, Hull becomes the UK City of Culture. It’s an honour that’s only bestowed every four years, on a city that demonstrates a belief in the transformational power of culture. Get ready for 365 days of mindblowing art and culture. Various venues, Hull, launch events will take place throughout December
Small Business Saturday. Show your love for the small, the independent and the boutique. Nationwide, date TBC
Winter Arts Market. Merseyside’s largest arts and crafts market is in its eighth year, and features work from more than 200 of the region’s best artists, designers and makers, in one of the UK’s most stunning venues. St George’s Hall, Liverpool, 3 & 4 Dec
Spring weather might be dragging its feet a little, but the world of exhibitions isn’t slowing down with new shows popping up everywhere to greet the new season.
Books are most definitely back, with a whole host of live events by writers local as well as international, from pop-up performances to regular reading series, plus some hybrid festival specials and online launches allowing access wherever you happen to be.
We preview the standout classical music events and venues in Manchester and the north.
Get ready for spring and summer with the best restaurants and bars in Manchester and the North.
From indie markets to bit-sized meditation, spoon carving workshops to gallery tours, here are the headlines in the world of tours and activities.