Hidden Manchester and Black Panthers

We spent last Saturday in Manchester – just for a change – and had a quick look around Urbis.

There’s some good photographs by Andrew Paul Brooks showing bits of Manchester that you wouldn’t normally see.

‘Reality Hack: Hidden Manchester’

A series of newly commissioned works from experimental photographer, Andrew Paul Brooks, documenting his journeys with Manchester’s official and unofficial custodians of the hidden city to reveal its concealed, restricted and sometimes forgotten spaces. More information

Also a big exhibition all about the Black Panther Party featuring the great poster artworks of Emory Douglas


‘black panther: emory douglas and the art of revolution’

40 years on from the Mexican Olympics in 1968, find out how Emory Douglas, first and only Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party turned the Black Power Salute into a powerful emblem of equality. More information