Manchester United and England footballing great Gary Neville, now a prominent pundit working for Sky Sports, has spoken out about the UK Government over the lockdown parties scandal that has engulfed the Conservative Party in the past month.
The 40th anniversary of the opening of Manchester's legendary Haçienda club will be marked in 2022 with a pair of special Haçienda Classical shows.
The shows will see a number of classic tracks played at the club while it was open from 1982 until 1997 recreated live by a group made up of Haçienda DJ Graeme Park, the Manchester Camerata Orchestra, musical director Tim Crooks, and various guests.
A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to support the release of a brand new documentary, 'All We Wanna Do Is Dance', which captures the explosion of acid house and rave culture from the late '80s through into the '90s.
The film – directed, edited and self-financed until now by Gordon Mason – is made up of archival footage, much of it never-seen-before and captured from 1988 onwards, from various dance music hubs, such as Chicago, Manchester, London and Ibiza.
A new photobook captures the Haçienda at its prime.
Published via IDEA, photographer Peter J Walsh's Rave One! is a journey via various photos taken within the walls of the legendary Manchester venue between 1982 until its closure in 1997. The infamous nightclub is considered by many as the birthplace of acid house, and Walsh captured the club at the peak of its popularity, before the police cracked down on the venue.
A new book by designer Ben Kelly will look at the pre-history, lifespan and visual legacy of Manchester's iconic Haçienda club, which closed its doors back in 1997.
Kelly was the club's interior designer and has worked with photographer Eugene Schlumberger to create 'Haçienda Landscapes', which is billed as "part photobook, part visual history".
Hacienda Classical has announced a run of shows taking place later this year.
The live event, a concert which sees orchestral renditions of much loved classic club records from The Hacienda’s heritage performed on stage, will make four additional stops in the UK this summer and beyond - with the sold-out, rescheduled Manchester performance featuring as part of the mini tour.
The Hacienda has announced a 24-hour New Years Eve livestream party.
Following the launch of the virtual Hacienda club, the legendary Manchester institution has announced a mega marathon to celebrate the end of 2020. Opening in 1982, the infamous Manchester nightclub is considered by many as playing a crucial part in the rise of acid house before shutting down in the '90s.
Noel Gallagher has spoken about the impact of growing up in Manchester, and the impact of acid house and the Haçienda on his life.
Online retailers Dorothy have listed a poster which maps out the history of rave music and culture on the circuit board of a 303 bass synthesizer.
Priced at £35, the new print celebrates over 900 DJs, clubs, musicians, free parties, sound systems, record labels, radio stations and fanzines that it considers pivotal to the movement.