*Map via The i Paper
The Manchester International Festival is now under way across the northern-powerhouse city.
If you’re planning a visit, then you might just find my guide to what’s new and interesting around Manchester useful.
Amongst the highlights is the exhibition Use Hearing Protection: the early years of Factory Records at The Science and Industry Museum.
It celebrates the pioneering record label, home to Joy Division and a catalyst for Manchester’s cultural renaissance.
Plus there’s a new afternoon tea at The Refuge, attached to the new Kimpton Clocktower Hotel.
It’s a spoil-yourself end to a Live Forever weekend in Manchester.
Read the full story in this weekend’s i Paper, Manchester travel guide.