Straight Outta Manchester at Number 70 Oxford Street

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Straight Outta Manchester at Number 70 Oxford Street, Manchester 1 December 2016 Entrance is free — Visit now

A panel of Manchester music industry figures, business leaders, academics and leading figures from the entertainment industry will discuss the role that Manchester’s youth culture – including music and fashion – has played in establishing the city as a global brand. Did youth culture catalyse the creative economies Manchester is internationally renowned for? Why is it that distinct and significant music scenes were both instigated and perpetuated by young Mancunians? Discover the answers to these questions and more.

Straight Outta Manchester at Number 70 Oxford Street, Manchester 1 December 2016 Entrance is free Visit now

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