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Author: Helen Nugent

The First Hippo on the Moon

Review: The First Hippo on the Moon, The Lowry, Salford

June 27, 2017 No Comments

It’s easy to forget just how astute children can be.

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Colin Taylor, Site Mobilisation

Picture Gallery: Colin Taylor ‘New Lines in Space’ at Manchester’s Contemporary Six Gallery

June 27, 2017 No Comments

New Lines in Space, a solo exhibition by artist Colin Taylor, is being held in the heart of Manchester at the independent gallery Contemporary Six.

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Win a trip for two (and up to three children) along the River Ouse with City Cruises York

June 27, 2017 No Comments

Fancy a cruise along the beautiful River Ouse?

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Northern Grip

Win weekend camping tickets for two to Northern Grip’s weekend of “thrills in the hills”

June 26, 2017 No Comments

You and a friend could be in with the chance of winning free camping weekend tickets to Northern Grip festival being held 7th – 9th July in Rossendale.

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Preview: Lucha Libre

June 21, 2017 Comments Off on Preview: Lucha Libre

On Thursday night, the spectacle of Luche Libre arrives at Manchester’s Albert Hall, which transforms itself into our own version of the Arena México, which coincides with Mexico’s grand celebration of 100 years since the birth of one of their most famous wrestlers, the legendary El Santo (The Saint). 

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Manchester Day 2017, image by Simon Waugh

Photo Gallery: Manchester Day 2017

June 19, 2017 No Comments

Tens of thousands of people lined the streets on Sunday June 18 to experience the city-wide celebration of Manchester with this year’s theme – ABRACADBRA.

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Ship Canal, Barton Lock and Bridge, by Colin Taylor

Painting the North: Ship Canal, Lock and Bridge by Colin Taylor

June 19, 2017 No Comments

In the first of a new series entitled Painting the North, Ant Cosgrove, the man behind The Northern Art Page on Facebook, will be sharing striking works of art, sketches and drawings from around The North.

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The True History of The Tragic Life and Triumphant Death of Julia Pastrana, the Ugliest Woman in the World

Win tickets to The Ugliest Woman in the World/All I Want is One Night at Hope Mill Theatre

June 13, 2017 Comments Off on Win tickets to The Ugliest Woman in the World/All I Want is One Night at Hope Mill Theatre

Northern Soul has teamed up with the Watershed Productions to offer readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to not one, but two brilliant plays showing at Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre at the beginning of July.

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Win a bottle of gin, Fentimans mixers and tickets to The Gin Society Festival, Bury

June 12, 2017 Comments Off on Win a bottle of gin, Fentimans mixers and tickets to The Gin Society Festival, Bury

The Gin Society Festival is coming to Bury for the first time

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Saint Etienne

Win tickets to see Saint Etienne at Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester

June 7, 2017 Comments Off on Win tickets to see Saint Etienne at Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester

Northern Soul has teamed up with the RNCM to offer readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to Saint Etienne on Sunday 11 June.

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