Best-selling author, ingenious world creator and solid example of how to be a decent human being, Terry Pratchett, died on Thursday at the age of 66 ‘with his cat sleeping on his bed’.
Two women are spicing up World Book Day by encouraging you to get up close and personal with a genre of literature recently over-shadowed by a ‘certain book that shall remain nameless’.
Leader of Rochdale Council Richard Farnell has said this year’s Rochdale Literature and Ideas festival will dazzle and entertain both the young and old.
A Hollywood blockbuster starring Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman and Jude Law is set to start filming in Manchester city centre this weekend.
A festival celebrating LGBT people within Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities is set to take place in Media City.
Chetham’s School of Music will play host to the Manchester Literature Festival tomorrow, where winners of the £10,000 Poetry and Fiction prizes will be announced.
Bilbo and Frodo Baggins take centre stage in the Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings – one of the most successful movie franchises in cinematic history
Last author banned as ‘obscene’ comes out of hiding for Manchester exhibition on boundary-pushing books
Coming back into the public eye for his first exhibition in 40 years, Michael Butterworth is presenting the ‘Use and Abuse of Books’ exhibit running between August 14 and September 5.
Young book lovers from across the city, regardless of their backgrounds, are being encouraged to experience events, talks and exhibitions as part of Manchester Children’s Book Festival.
Simon Armitage’s retelling of The Iliad is the stuff of legend
The Last Days of Troy: Greek mythology and supermodel take centre stage at Manchester’s Royal Exchange
Famous Greek poet Homer’s The Iliad has been adapted to the stage and will play at Manchester’s Royal Exchange titled The Last Days of Troy– and will star model Lily Cole.