Launch event of The Rentier City featuring discussion by the author and guests. As the crane capital of Europe, Manchester’s transformation since the financial crisis has been profound. Capital has flooded into the city, transforming its skyline and rocketing rents. At the same time, it remains a city of stark inequalities – home to some […]

Explore the life and work of Anthony Burgess in this special gathering at the author’s archive in Manchester. Burgess was a prolific novelist, composer, journalist and playwright. He grew up above a pub in Manchester, then travelled the world as a solider and teacher before publishing his first novel at the age of 39. He […]

Explore the life and work of Anthony Burgess in this special gathering at the author’s archive in Manchester. Burgess was a prolific novelist, composer, journalist and playwright. He grew up above a pub in Manchester, then travelled the world as a solider and teacher before publishing his first novel at the age of 39. He […]

Explore the life and work of Anthony Burgess in this special gathering at the author’s archive in Manchester. Burgess was a prolific novelist, composer, journalist and playwright. He grew up above a pub in Manchester, then travelled the world as a teacher before publishing his first novel at the age of 39. He was also […]

Join us for a New Year Doctor Who treat as we welcome producer Philip Hinchcliffe to Manchester in conversation with Justin Johnson. A rare chance to meet this legendary Doctor Who producer who made Tom Baker arguably the best loved and acclaimed Doctor of the original run, from 1975 to 1977, from The Ark In […]

Join us for the launch night for the Burgess by Design exhibition. Lots of arty chat and literature talk, with an informal Q&A session with the exhibition’s curator Ben Jones, Senior Lecturer for Illustration with Animation at MMU. We will have, of course, free wine. From bowler hats to toilet seats, Anthony Burgess’s novels have […]

From bowler hats to toilet seats, Anthony Burgess’s novels have boasted a wide selection of striking cover images over the years. A new temporary exhibition at the Burgess Foundation in Manchester takes Burgess’s extensive back catalogue and reinvents those designs. Burgess by Design is a show of reimagined jackets of some of Burgess’s well-known books. […]

From bowler hats to toilet seats, Anthony Burgess’s novels have boasted a wide selection of striking cover images over the years. A new temporary exhibition at the Burgess Foundation in Manchester takes Burgess’s extensive back catalogue and reinvents those designs. Burgess by Design is a show of reimagined jackets of some of Burgess’s well-known books. […]

From bowler hats to toilet seats, Anthony Burgess’s novels have boasted a wide selection of striking cover images over the years. A new temporary exhibition at the Burgess Foundation in Manchester takes Burgess’s extensive back catalogue and reinvents those designs. Burgess by Design is a show of reimagined jackets of some of Burgess’s well-known books. […]

From bowler hats to toilet seats, Anthony Burgess’s novels have boasted a wide selection of striking cover images over the years. A new temporary exhibition at the Burgess Foundation in Manchester takes Burgess’s extensive back catalogue and reinvents those designs. Burgess by Design is a show of reimagined jackets of some of Burgess’s well-known books. […]