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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Herman Yau

“I’m an opportunist.” Hong Kong film director Herman Yau talks to Northern Soul

October 31, 2017 Comments Off on “I’m an opportunist.” Hong Kong film director Herman Yau talks to Northern Soul

“It is a social medium that has artistry. And a means of powerful communication, too.”

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Wyndham Lewis: Life, Art, War

Win tickets to the Wyndham Lewis: Life, Art, War exhibition at Imperial War Museum North

October 31, 2017 Comments Off on Win tickets to the Wyndham Lewis: Life, Art, War exhibition at Imperial War Museum North

Win tickets to the Wyndham Lewis: Life, Art, War exhibition at Imperial War Museum North.

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ANALOGUE PROJECTION LAB by Fossil Optical on The Armory & The Rock Enlighten Bury 2017 Photo Jane Sayers_4

Photo Gallery: ENLIGHTEN Bury – Festival of Light and Sound

October 30, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: ENLIGHTEN Bury – Festival of Light and Sound

Arts producers Curated Place partnered with Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre to develop ENLIGHTEN Bury, a new sound and light festival that took place over two nights, reinventing the experience of Light Night into a high quality public art installation trail alongside an international music programme.

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Refugee and asylum seeking women together with Women for Refugee Women staff, Marchu Girma and Natasha Walter (image credit Aliya Mirza )

“Everyone deserves to feel safe.” Natasha Walter, director of Women for Refugee Women

October 30, 2017 Comments Off on “Everyone deserves to feel safe.” Natasha Walter, director of Women for Refugee Women

Have you ever really thought about what happens when people are forced to cross borders to seek safety?

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Slava's Snow Show

Review: Slava’s Snow Show, The Lowry, Salford

October 30, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Slava’s Snow Show, The Lowry, Salford

The real low point was the person in the seat behind sneezing on the back of my neck. 

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Glynn Purnell - Halloween pumpkin cakes

No tricks, just a treat this Halloween with Wing Yip

October 30, 2017 Comments Off on No tricks, just a treat this Halloween with Wing Yip

In a new series, Wing Yip, the Oriental grocery store, shares its expertise with yummy, easy-to-make recipes. As the scariest day of the year creeps closer, it’s time to bake something spooktacular for everyone to enjoy this Halloween.

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Margaret Cho, Fresh off the Bloat

What’s on in November: Comedy in Manchester

October 30, 2017 Comments Off on What’s on in November: Comedy in Manchester

It’s that time of the year again where, shortly after dressing up as the dead and scaring the shit out of your elderly neighbours, we set fire to things and mess about with gunpowder to celebrate the hanging of a Catholic heretic.

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The Enchantment of Chester Zoo, image by Chris Payne

Photo Gallery: The Enchantment of Chester Zoo

October 30, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: The Enchantment of Chester Zoo

The animals at the zoo have been put under a sleeping enchantment, and only you can help break the spell.

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Halloween 2017, image by Drew Wilby

Photo Gallery: Halloweekend & Filthy Luker art installation, Manchester

October 30, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Halloweekend & Filthy Luker art installation, Manchester

Northern Soul photographer Drew Wilby heads to Manchester city centre to celebrate the spookiest time of year.

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Simon Schama

Review: Simon Schama, Manchester Literature Festival

October 27, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Simon Schama, Manchester Literature Festival

Simon Schama is the kind of historian I want to be when I grow up.

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