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Festival nominated for Manchester Culture Award

Manchester Science Festival has is a finalist in the Best Event category at the inaugural Manchester Culture Awards.

The festival is one of three events from across the city that will go head to head at the awards ceremony on 14 November.

The Science and Industry Museum, who produce the festival, have also been nominated for Best Business Partnership for their collaboration with Siemens on Pi: Platform for Investigation.

Pi, which is usually monthly, will run at the museum every day throughout the festival, with themes including diabetes, allergies and plastic.