May 30, 2018

What a privilege to hear Jason Minsky talking the other day about some of his projects including Pick Your Own. Jason was artist in residence at The Greenroom a few years ago (before the sad closure of that Manchester institution, a place of experiment and innovation i...

May 16, 2018

Yesterday saw the opening of Brian C's exhibition in St Luke's Church, Longsight. A series of twelve artworks of Churches, Houses and Transport that Brian has been working on in St Luke's Art Project. Well done Brian - it looks absolutely fantastic!

The exhbition can be...

May 16, 2018

How fleeting are the blossoms and seasons changing...

On the first of May we walked down to Ardwick Green to see the cherry blossom (see our previous blog post and featured partnerhsip workshop:

It was cold and windy but beautiful to see the blossoms in their full bloom,...

May 15, 2018

We have really enjoyed a couple of Mindful Marks workshops with Naomi - this is definitely one of Manchester's precious quiet spaces and well worth taking part in - a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Here is the information:

"Mindful Marks is a Wellbeing workshop...

May 9, 2018

The BBC Radio 3 Slow Radio broadcast of Nightingales responding to six soloist muscians played on Monday early morning this week is now available to listen again:

Click here for the program

As part of the same slow radio series you can also take part in their quiz to see...

May 6, 2018

"This global event began in 1984 when wildlife enthusiast and local broadcaster Chris Baines, decided to celebrate his birthday by inviting friends and family to listen to wildlife wake up with him at Moseley Bog. The event grew and was promoted by the Wildlife Trust f...

May 5, 2018

Wrapped up warm and walking briskly we set off from St Lukes Church in Ardwick and walked down the Stockport Rd to visit the Cherry Blossom at Ardwcik Green, Certainly a good hour spent appreciating the little oasis in the approach into Manchester City Centre. Once a p...

May 3, 2018

Check this out - tonnes of interesting research, posts and images:

 Image: Rae Story

May 3, 2018

This Sunday is the first Sunday in May, in recent years this has been the date for International Dawn Chorus Day

As part of Mapping Manchester's Quiet Spaces we have organised a Dawn Chorus event this Sunday 6th May, so watch this space for reports of what we get up to!


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