Castlefield Market Saturday June 6th

Castlefield Artisan Market is now taking applications from anyone who wants the opportunity to trial a new business idea at Manchester’s largest indoor market. The market  takes place on the first Saturday of the month in the beautiful Victorian Upper Campfield Market Hall on Deansgate and is organised by Asif and Jodie Farakhan, the pioneers […]

Roman Manchester Thursday May 21st

To help raise funds for Castlefield’s Roman Gardens project, which has already attracted almost £30,000 from the successful crowdfunding campaign, archaeologist and an expert on Manchester’s Roman heritage, Norman Redhead, will be giving a talk on Thursday 21 May in the Merchant’s Room above Albert’s Shed in Castlefield in Manchester city centre. Norman Redhead, who […]

Roman Gardens – Your help needed – 70% there

  An update on our fund-raising efforts for the Roman Gardens project and another urgent request for YOUR help. Over the past 2 weeks, we’ve had bags of publicity (see below) and raised bags of money in pledges. But still not  enough…. Within crowdfunding rules the  £20,000 we need has to be raised within the next 63 days. So far […]

Welcome to Castlefield

Welcome to Castlefield, the most historic part of Manchester.  From the Roman empire to the industrial revolution it all happened here.  To find out more save this handy guide to the area Guide to Castlefield. The next forum meeting will be Thursday June 4th 7pm at Dukes 92.   Come along to find out what’s planned […]

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Castlefield Gallery – Launch pad May 28th

Castlefield Gallery is delighted to invite members of the Castlefield Forum to see our next Launch Pad exhibition by Manchester based artist Darren Nixon from the 21-31 May 2015 (open Wed Sun 1-6pm).  We also hope as many members as possible will join us for a special late night opening on Thursday 28 May when we […]

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Potato Wharf Blocks 3&4 – May 20th

Lend Lease Residential (North West) Ltd would like to invite local residents and other local stakeholders to attend a public exhibition of their proposals to deliver the next phase of the Potato Wharf. There will be a public drop in session between 4 and 7:30pm in the Potato Wharf marketing suite. For more information and how to get […]

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Castlefield Events 2015

From the Castlefield food festival starting 15th of May, Manchester Day, Summer in the City, all the way through to Manchester Pride there’s a lot going on in Castlefield this year. May 15th – 17th May –  Castlefield Food Festival T3 Events in partnership with The Castlefield Forum will hold a 3 day food festival in celebration of local and international foodincorporating […]

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Secret Film Society Comes to Manchester

07Secret Cinema comes to Manchester with a season of events organised by Artisan Events, the pioneers behind Castlefield Market and the award winning Friday Food Fight. Secret Cinema Manchester will launch in June with a series of films to be shown at undisclosed locations around the city and further afield. Food will be served before, […]

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Summer in the City July 2015

The annual Summer in the City event kicks off on Thursday the 2nd of July.  Tickets go on sale from March 20th. For tickets go to

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Manchester City Centre – Age-Friendly Neighbourhood?

The Manchester School for Architecture are looking for older people (55+) who live in and around the city centre to help them in a research project. They would like to invite you to join them for one of a series of meetings to investigate the advantages and disadvantages of living close to the city centre […]

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