Updated artwork in Manchester’s Cat Alley

Some Manchester artists have given Queen City’s Cat Alley a facelift by updating the artwork on the walls. Cat Alley is a walkway that connects car parks to Manchester city centre. It was nicknamed after the feral cats that once roamed the alley. The original murals were painted 10 years ago. They stay on the wall with the new artwork. The city’s Community Event and Activation Grant program and an artist-in-residence program at The Factory funded the project. It’s something Mayor Joyce Craig invites more people to participate in. , or activities or a fence that the whole community can enjoy, so the more artwork we can do, the more events we can host, the better off we are. So I encourage people to get involved in our community,” Craig said. Anyone who stops in Cat Alley can also learn all about the artists. QR codes next to the murals link to each artist’s social media page.

Some Manchester artists have given Queen City’s Cat Alley a facelift by updating the artwork on the walls.

Cat Alley is a walkway that connects car parks to Manchester city centre. It was nicknamed after the feral cats that once roamed the alley.

The original murals were painted 10 years ago. They stay on the wall with the new artwork.

The city’s Community Event and Activation Grant program and an artist-in-residence program at The Factory funded the project.

It’s something Mayor Joyce Craig invites more people to participate in.

“To create a venue, activities or enclosure that the whole community can enjoy, so the more artwork we can do, the more events we can host, the better off we are. So I encourage people to get involved in our community,” Craig said.

Anyone who stops in Cat Alley can also learn all about the artists.

QR codes next to the murals link to each artist’s social media page.

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