Eight years on from her daughter’s brutal murder for being a Goth, Sophie Lancaster’s mum continues the fight to get crimes against sub-cultures legally recognised as hate crimes.
Gothic Manchester Festival convener Dr Linnie Blake sheds light on city’s dark side following events to celebrate the sub-culture
Paint the town black: Gals and ghouls explore city’s dark side as Gothic Manchester Festival rises again
The festival, which runs from October 23-26, has plenty for revellers to sink their teeth into with tours taking in Manchester’s gothic splendour, talks by gothic icons and macabre-themed nights
Get your teeth stuck into the haunting and erotic story of Bram Stoker’s Dracula at Manchester’s Contact Theatre next month.
Two teenage ‘goths’ who were subjected to a vicious assault in a suspected Stockport hate crime are being asked to come forward.
First alternative sub-culture hate crime recorded by Greater Manchester Police following assault of ‘Emo’ boy in Ashton
A 16-year-old ‘Emo’ boy was assaulted in Ashton
This week The Mancorialist snaps some of Manchester’s confident characters.
MM takes to the streets to discover Manchester’s fashionistas.
Coronation Street stars Rachel Austin and Julie Hesmondhalgh will play the roles of Sophie Lancaster and her mum Sylvia.
Musicians performing at a festival in memory of a murdered young goth have urged fans of alternative cultures to stand up to bullies.