Looking for ideas for the final Bank Holiday of 2017? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a guide to the very best events on offer for everyone’s favourite long weekend.
For more ideas, read our culture guides to food & drink, exhibitions, music, cinema, literature and family events – and don’t miss our picks for the best beer gardens, spots for outdoor eating, our favourite roof terraces, hidden bars and afternoon tea haunts in Manchester.
Here are our picks
What can we tell of a man from his kitchen sink or old-fashioned cooker? A great deal it would seem judging by a new exhibition of rare, previously unseen photographs at The Lowry. While you’re here, head over to IWM North and check out their excellent Wyndham Lewis retrospective.
This brand-new exhibition at The Civic in Barnsley examines the influence of toys in contemporary art and design, featuring works by a number of internationally renowned artists and British designers. Highlights include a series of 10 skateboards featuring images such as the head of a decapitated Ken Barbie doll from Paul McCarthy’s famous photographic exploration of American cultural mythology: PROPO (1991).