40 Years and Counting by Meghan Graydon Darby

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'40 Years and Counting' by Meghan Graydon Darby, Manchester Craft & Design Centre
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'40 Years and Counting' by Meghan Graydon Darby at Manchester Craft & Design Centre, Manchester 7 February — 11 May 2019 Entrance is free

Meghan Graydon Darby’s work celebrates the identity and culture of her hometown in County Durham. For her first solo exhibition, 40 Years and Counting, held at Manchester Craft & Design Centre, the artist has produced a collection of wooden sculptures and fabric wall hangings taking inspiration from her grandpa’s garden – including rubble, utensils, and discarded machinery.

'40 Years and Counting' by Meghan Graydon Darby at Manchester Craft & Design Centre, Manchester 7 February — 11 May 2019 Entrance is free

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The exterior of Manchester Craft & Design Centre.
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Oak Street Café

Oak Street Café at Manchester Craft & Design Centre does fresh, healthy salads, soups, sandwiches, quiches and, best of all, cakes.

Common Bar in Manchester's Northern Quarter
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Common Bar

Northern Quarter stalwart Common Bar in Manchester serves excellent pub food, fine cocktails and decent coffee. It’s a firm Creative Tourist team favourite.

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Home Sweet Home, Manchester

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Deadstock General Store

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Sweet Mandarin

Gordon Ramsay-approved Northern Quarter restaurant run by three sisters, featuring some of the city’s finest Chinese cuisine.

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V Revolution

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