'Something wonderful is happening in this place'
We speak to those celebrating Diwali in Manchester; plus the restoration of Wythenshawe Hall
Dear members — today’s Mill is a double feature, boasting two literary heavyweights. First up, architecture critic Phil Griffin heads to Wythenshawe Hall — following an arson attack in 2016, the 16th-century Tudor mansion has had to undergo extensive restoration work. It’s finally open to the public again. But has the long wait been worth it?
This is followed by Mollie, counterbalancing the autumn days getting darker and wetter by heading to some local celebrations to mark Diwali, “the ancient autumn celebration of light over darkness”. Serving suggestion: please get incredibly cosy before you read this by lighting a few candles and cocooning yourself in several blankets on the sofa.
But first, why is Mark Garner, the founder of Manchester Confidential, getting heat on Twitter today? Plus, the Supreme Court heads to our fair city.
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