'Nobody buys art in Manchester' - or do they?

A joyous read from Phil Griffin as Manchester Art Fair kicks off tomorrow night

Dear Millers — we’ve got a packed members’ edition today, including an extended mini-briefing covering rail investment, the Makki inquest and a biting new piece about W. G. Sebald; a Covid-19 update with the latest hospital and vaccination numbers for Greater Manchester. And a fantastic long read by our critic Phil Griffin, in which you will learn a lot about the Manchester art market and how it has developed in recent years.

As some of you know, Phil runs his own pop-up gallery at 45 Hilton Street, where an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Peter Spring opens tonight. Pop along from 6-8 pm to tell Phil how much you liked his piece or upbraid him for his errors and omissions.

Don’t forget to keep the evening of Thursday, December 16th free for Millers’ Carols at St Ann’s. It’s going to be a wonderful evening of Christmas music and readings at one of the most beautiful churches in Manchester, and of course our neighbour on St Ann’s Square. The idea is to raise some money for St A…

This post is for paid subscribers