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Progress on our Oxford Road entrance

Its been a while since the last blog post, but there has been much progress on site, with the biggest difference being visible at the Oxford Road side of the building. 207 more words

Keep off the grass? Don’t think so…Cultural Park Keeper at the Whitworth

This week, a post from Esme Ward, our Head of Learning & Engagement…

One of the most frequently asked questions of my team over the last few months has been ‘What’ve you been doing with yourselves with no Gallery and no visitors during the closure?’ It’s a perfectly fair question. 676 more words

Places to go in your free time

I know Welcome Week is an extremely busy time but, if you can fit it in, I strongly recommend getting to know your new home. I didn’t explore Manchester at all during my first week and as such I feel I missed out on some of the activities I could have enjoyed with my new friends, before all the work kicked in. 308 more words

Freshers Week

The Whitworth's grand stairs inspire musical intervention

While building work progresses at the Gallery, the beautiful 100+ yr old staircases at either end of the textile gallery facing onto Oxford Road are encased in plywood and correx to protect them from damage.   381 more words