The Alternative? Laura Ager profiles Brighter Sound, a producer of creative music projects and events based in Manchester.
The Alternative? Laura Ager takes a look inside Islington Mill, a unique creative space and arts centre in Ordsall, Salford.
Inspire CIC talk to Morag Rose of Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisations (GMCVO) about inspiring Levenshulme and unlocking its potential.
Sarah Redman and Laura Ager reflect on the Manchester Film Co-op and the importance of providing inclusive spaces to watch, think and talk.
The Alternative? Laura Ager profiles Z-arts in Hulme and reflects on grassroots culture in the city.
Beth Perry talks to John Phillips, from Salford’s Langworthy Cornerstone about some of the challenges and joys of running a community centre.
The Alternative? Mike Hodson, Elisa Burrai and Catherine Barlow summarise eight lessons from the Remaking the Material Fabric of the City (RMFC) research.
The Alternative? Catherine Barlow and Beth Perry explore the ‘roots’ of the growing movement for urban orchard projects
The Alternative? Beth Perry profiles Jen Wu's The Wall and the possibility for reclaiming community spaces in new regeneration projects.
The Alternative? Beth Perry profiles the environmental sustainability activities of Manchester International Festival within the emerging cultural ecology of the city.