the forgotten history of the reno: manchester’s original nightclub for mixed race youth
Thirty years after it closed, Manchester nightclub the Reno has been excavated by playwright Linda Brogan and a team of volunteers -- now they’re taking over Whitworth Art Gallery to continue telling its story.
we’re millennials 2.0 and we’re coming to get you — lauren stocks on generation change
Teenager Lauren Stocks blew our minds with her speech at the Labour party conference last year. Voice trembling with emotion, she spoke out for every “spaced-out, stressed-out, depressed kid in a battlefield where they can’t afford pens and paper".
manchester's new lgbt safe haven is just what the queer community needs
i-D speaks to the people behind an innovative new housing scheme offering safe and secure accommodation for LGBT people in Salford.
“i’m over here doing my thing, you’re over there doing my thing” – noel gallagher on liam, scissors and his most joyful record yet
As i-D’s week exploring the north of England draws to a close, we meet Manchester’s most famous son to talk revolutionary new music, revolutionary old music and the small matter of the man he calls “the singer”.
meet the manchester queens who refuse to deny their radical political heritage
Politics doesn’t have to be a drag -- but maybe it should be.
#tbt: alasdair mclellan captures agyness deyn at home in manchester
We're throwing back to May 2008 and Alasdair McLellan’s iconic story from The Agyness Deyn, Issue No. 287. Oh Manchester, so much to answer for...
the fashion brands defining manchester’s urban music scene
Get to know the underground scene slowly working its way back into Manchester’s contemporary youth culture -- inspiring Skepta and connecting a new wave of predominantly POC musicians in the process.
how nts manchester became one of the world’s most important radio stations
A hub for the local music community and a part of the country’s most diverse and global music platforms, NTS Manchester is a vital UK tastemaker.
the sounding off issue
i-D’s music class of 2018: isaiah hull
Each hailing from outside London, this year’s class bring the noise from Dublin to Dorset. Tune in and turn up, because we listened to the future and it sounds like this.
brother is the male modelling agency pointing fashion's spotlight away from london
Photographer Michael Mayren’s new Manchester-based modelling agency is bringing boys from northern streets to the fashion world. As we contemplate this new breed of agency, get to know a few of the faces on Brother's books.
ariana grande announces one love manchester benefit concert this sunday
The line-up will reportedly include Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Pharrell, Usher, Take That, Niall Horan and Coldplay, with proceeds benefiting the victims and the families affected by the terrorist attack at her concert in the city on 2...
read ariana grande's heartbreaking letter to fans after manchester
The 'Dangerous Woman' is planning to return to Manchester for a benefit concert in honor of the victims.