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Manchester
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Skyliner is dedicated to the pursuit of rare and fascinating art and architecture, and the hidden histories contained within the concrete of a city. 
Winner of Best Arts and Culture Blog in the UK.

What's On

Our pick of art, architecture, heritage, and city events. 


Manchester Is Here - the Symposium/the Celebration
Jun
15
10:00am10:00am

Manchester Is Here - the Symposium/the Celebration

  • Various, please check event details (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the ‘Manchester bomb’, widely recognised as the catalyst for Greater Manchester’s twenty-first-century regeneration, we are holding an academic symposium and public-engagement launch on June 15th to celebrate Manchester’s phenomenal redevelopment over the past twenty years

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Space, Hope and Brutalism, building in England's northern cities 1945-75
Dec
15
6:00pm 6:00pm

Space, Hope and Brutalism, building in England's northern cities 1945-75

  • Manchester Metropolitan University, Benzie Bldg (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Elain Harwood joins MMS for a pre-Christmas lecture. Elain, in her role as Senior Architectural Investigator for Historic England, has been instrumental in raising the appreciation of post war buildings and ultimately ensuring many are protected via the listing system.

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How to Write an Artist Statement workshop with Double Negative
Dec
6
1:00pm 1:00pm

How to Write an Artist Statement workshop with Double Negative

Being able to clearly communicate and contextualise artwork is essential for any practicing artist. Yet writing about your own work can be difficult and stressful. This practical and friendly afternoon workshop is aimed at artists wishing to get to grips with their work, ideas and wider intellectual concerns through writing.

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DevoManc Workshop
Nov
18
10:00am10:00am

DevoManc Workshop

Would harnessing the economic strength of cities such as Manchester increase regional power, or would this simply strengthen existing inequalities? What would the role for communities be in the potential economic development of these areas? Does the northern powerhouse have implications for governance nationally?

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Pomona Picnic
Aug
1
2:00pm 2:00pm

Pomona Picnic

  • Bridgewater Canal Towpath M15 4LW United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come along to our picnic this Saturday and show your support. Bring sandwiches, cakes, dogs, family members, native seeds to scatter...the weather forecast looks good so come along and show how we can utilise the space. 

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Tim Peaks Diner
Jul
11
to Jul 12

Tim Peaks Diner

  • Albert's Chop House (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The weekend of events includes Skyliner tours of the city (details to be announced) as well as a collection of music and talks including Dave Haslam in conversation with Paddy Considine

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“History is the new punk”: The International History From Below Network
May
11
5:30pm 5:30pm

“History is the new punk”: The International History From Below Network

The International History From Below Network is a diverse organisation of historytellers, historical agitators, artists, independent archivists, history groups, political archaeologists etc. It was founded in 2012 in Barcelona to reflect a growing worldwide movement of historical activism and public interest in radical history, and to build an alternative, non-academic resource for the production and transmission of oppositional forms of history.

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