Tony Walsh gifts This Is The Place poem to the people of Manchester

(Originally published on XS Manchester, January 5, 2018) Tony Walsh is gifting his now legendary poem, ‘This Is The Place’, to the people of Manchester. The poem, initially written for the Forever Manchester charity in 2013, became a symbol of pride for a defiant city following the Manchester Arena terror attack in May. Read at …

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XS ONES TO WATCH 2018

(Originally published on XS Manchester, December 27, 2017) Manchester has long been synonymous with producing legendary bands and artists. A city that can't help but nurture emerging musical talent, here are our ones to watch in 2018. The Orielles The Orielles, made up of sisters Esmé and Sidonie Hand-Halford and Henry Carlyle Wade, were recently …