Castlefield Market returns 7th of March

Manchester’s Castlefield Market returns this weekend, offering visitors the chance to browse and buy unique artisan arts and crafts while enjoying some of the best street food around. The market is organised by Artisan Events – the pioneers behind Friday Food Fight – and runs from 11am to 5pm on Saturday 7th March. It is […]

Peoples History Museum Needs your help

We’re delighted that PHM is in the final five for the Museums & Heritage Awards 2015, Guardian Culture Pros Pick! Voting closes Friday 20 March at 11.59pm, so PLEASE support the museum and vote PHM!  It only takes the click of button, no email address required (not sure if they have the technology to cancel […]

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 March 19th at Dukes 92.  All are welcome. Come along to find out what’s […]

Manchester Day Game On!

Join us to celebrate leisure, play, and Manchester’s place in a global gaming world. Sunday 14 June will be playtime in the city. Do you want to take part in the parade or bring one of the squares to life and celebrate the city of Manchester and what it means to be Mancunian? Based on […]

Plot G up for sale

The grassed area on Slate Wharf between Merchants Bridge and The Wharf pub is up for sale as a potential development site. This welcome piece of city center green space was granted planning permission in 2002 for 42 apartments.  A lot has changed in that time.  The sale of this piece of land will […]

Recent News


We stand together

The launch of the national campaign in Manchester called We Stand Together which is supported by Sir Peter Fahy of Greater Manchester Police and Sir Howard Bernstein will take place on 5 March. See special invite to the We Stand Together We Stand Together – #McrTogether event taking place on: Date:             […]

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Plot G survey – We need you!

Students from the University of Manchester in collaboration with the Castlefield Forum are conducting a survey about Plot G, the green space on Slate Wharf between The Wharf pub and Merchants bridge. We need you thoughts about how it fits within Castlefield as an urban heritage park to suggestions for use in the future. The […]

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Castlefield Gallery VIP Invite March 4th

Kwong Lee, Castlefield Gallery’s Director is delighted to invite the members of the Castlefield Forum to the VIP launch event for our new exhibition Superior Goods and Household Gods at 5pm on Thursday 5 March 2015. Co-curated with Northwest-based artist Sarah Hardacre the exhibition includes works by Adham Faramawy, Hannah Farrell, Sarah Hardacre, Margaret Harrison, […]

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Metrolink Upgrade February

Metrolink will be performing significant upgrades to the network during February.  In short normal service resumes on the 21st of February.  In the meantime information regarding replacement services can be found here Februray Metrolink

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St Johns Quarter Consultation

From noon to 7pm on January the 29th Allied London are inviting local residents for feedback on their proposals for the former Granada Studios. Access the drop in session via the Quay street gate house.  There will be an opportunity to stake a guided tour of a part of Manchester that has been largely closed to […]

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Forum Minutes

The first Castlefield forum meeting of 2015 was held at Dukes 92 on the 13th of January.  All the details regarding exciting proposals for the former Granada studios as well as the old Castlefield visitors center can be found here Forum Minutes 13 01 15-1

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