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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Alison and Kate

April 30, 2015 Comments Off on Alison and Kate
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Alison and Kate

April 30, 2015 Comments Off on Alison and Kate
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The Falling

Carol Morley on The Falling

April 29, 2015 Comments Off on Carol Morley on The Falling

There’s a neat symmetry to the fact the Carol Morley’s new film The Falling is officially the first film to show at Manchester’s spanking-new arts venue, HOME.

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Andy Abraham, photo by Jaimie Scott-Smith

Win tickets to Godspell in Manchester

April 29, 2015 Comments Off on Win tickets to Godspell in Manchester

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO SEE GODSPELL AT THE PALACE THEATRE, MANCHESTER

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Stealing Sheep

Review: Stealing Sheep, Band on the Wall, Manchester

April 29, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Stealing Sheep, Band on the Wall, Manchester

It’s not every gig where the band members turn to each other at the end and say “We did it!” But this is a bit of a landmark: it’s the first date on Stealing Sheep’s first full national tour.

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YEP - Until They Kick Us Out

Review: Until They Kick Us Out, Liverpool Everyman Theatre

April 29, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Until They Kick Us Out, Liverpool Everyman Theatre

Young people and politics. It’s a subject I’m well versed in as I was once a young man, embroiled in all manner of revolutionary brickbatting and riotous assemblies – and well before I turned 18.

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Jesmond Dene House

Jesmond Dene: a grand house, a hotel and a host of memories

April 27, 2015 Comments Off on Jesmond Dene: a grand house, a hotel and a host of memories

As a student in Newcastle in the early 1990s, one of my favourite things was meeting my Gran in Jesmond Dene.

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Cycle

New Infrastructure Act: a fantastic opportunity for cycling

April 24, 2015 1 Comment

Rosslyn Colderley is the North West Regional Director for Sustrans, a charity which helps more people to walk, cycle or use public transport for short journeys. Here she writes for Northern Soul.

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Manchester- black and white shot by Chris Payne

Heartbreak and High-Rise Housing in Hulme

April 24, 2015 Comments Off on Heartbreak and High-Rise Housing in Hulme
D.D. Johnston writes for Northern Soul about The Secret Baby Room, a psychological thriller set on a Manchester estate, drawing on the author’s time living with no fixed home and working at the bus station.
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Natasha Davidson as Fanny Hawthron and Barbara Drennan as Mrs Jeffcote

Review: Hindle Wakes at Oldham Coliseum

April 24, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Hindle Wakes at Oldham Coliseum

I’m sure you have heard the phrase ‘history repeats itself’. I use it to convince myself to make dubious purchases when perusing vintage shops.

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