Art V Cancer, ‘Live Long & Prosper’ Exhibition

Art v Cancer

Art V Cancer is hosting it’s first exhibition, selling limited edition prints to raise money for CLIC Sargent (Children and Young People with Cancer) and Manchester Royal Infirmary Charity, CALLM (Caring for Adults with Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma) fund. The event features prints from over 35 international and emerging artists including Stanley Chow, Si Scott, … Continue reading

Drummers Wanted! Top Sticksmen Back World Record Attempt

Drummer Wanted!

In 2009 Stick it to MS raised £66,315 for The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society with almost 600 drummers all coming together in Birmingham and playing the same drumbeat for five minutes – breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest full drum kit ensemble in the process. This year it’s happening again, but this time 800 drummers are … Continue reading

Get Involved with the ‘1950s Pin Up Party’ – Coming this Summer!

Catwalk Polka Dots and Pearls

This afternoon we bring you news of an exciting creative event coming this summer as well as opportunities to get involved. The 1950s Pin Up Party will be hosted by Rebecca Ebbitt of Polka Dots and Pearls and will feature a charity catwalk show, stalls with various products and services in addition to more fun … Continue reading

Go the Extra Mile: Sport Relief in the North West!

Sport Relief 2012 - JLS

Now Sport isn’t something we usually feature on Business Boom, but this is a quick post to spread the awareness of the BBC’s Sport Relief and tell you that there’s still time to get involved!  The Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile is coming to a town near you this Sunday. There are Mile events happening up … Continue reading

Give Something Back This Christmas: Westhoughton Community Christmas Lunch at The Mercury Hotel


Whilst you are tucking into your turkey and over indulging on all the trimmings this Christmas, spare a thought for those people who maybe less off than ourselves. Since 2006, the Mercury Hotel in Westhoughton has been opening its doors to those individuals who may otherwise be spending Christmas day on there own. The Mercury Hotel is … Continue reading

News of Manchester and Salford Illustrated from local artist Emma Reynolds!

Manchester and Salford Illustrated feature

Thursday the 27th of October saw the opening night of the first ‘Manchester and Salford Illustrated’ exhibition, showcasing the best creative talent in the area. Illustrators were asked to respond to the brief ‘What does Manchester Mean to You?’ which produced a wonderfully eclectic variety of responses. From the many entries received, 30 illustrators were … Continue reading

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