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Food Review: The White Hart, Lydgate

February 3, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: The White Hart, Lydgate

Come and eat at the top o’ hill, they said.

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Who do you love?

January 5, 2018 Comments Off on Who do you love?

Ellie has asthma. I know when it’s getting bad because her body is racked with coughing and every breath is an effort.

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The Northern Soul End of Year Quiz: 2017

December 31, 2017 Comments Off on The Northern Soul End of Year Quiz: 2017

Feeling a little sluggish after too much time in front of the telly box or one too many mince pies? Have no fear. The Northern Soul End of Year Quiz is back and ready to get the cogs turning again. Is your Northern knowledge is up to scratch? How much can you recall about 2017? No prizes, just a lovely feeling of smugness when you get them all right (answers are at the bottom…).

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Review: Bowling and Christmas Food at All Star Lanes, Manchester

December 15, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Bowling and Christmas Food at All Star Lanes, Manchester

“I’ve let my parents down. My son down. In fact, sorry to everyone who knows me.”

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Review: Red Riding Hood and the Wolf, HOME, Manchester

December 9, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Red Riding Hood and the Wolf, HOME, Manchester

There seems to be a glut of Red Riding Hood productions this Christmas.

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“I arrived at the count thinking, blummin’ eck.” James Frith, MP for Bury North, talks to Northern Soul

November 27, 2017 Comments Off on “I arrived at the count thinking, blummin’ eck.” James Frith, MP for Bury North, talks to Northern Soul

It was one of the gloomiest nights of my life.

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“However unhappy you are, you can always escape into a book.” Claire Tomalin talks to Northern Soul

November 20, 2017 Comments Off on “However unhappy you are, you can always escape into a book.” Claire Tomalin talks to Northern Soul

The last time I saw Claire Tomalin in Manchester she was battling some sort of rave act in order to be heard.

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Review: Tattu, Manchester

November 11, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Tattu, Manchester

Depending on your point of view, this is either the best name ever for a restaurant or a bit weird.

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Review: Afternoon Tea at Cloud 23, Manchester Hilton

November 11, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Afternoon Tea at Cloud 23, Manchester Hilton

Rejoice! There’s an afternoon tea offering in Manchester that eschews crustless cucumber sandwiches and dry scones. It’s the autumnal-themed tea at Hilton Deansgate.

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Review: The Greatest Play in the History of the World…, Royal Exchange, Manchester

November 11, 2017 Comments Off on Review: The Greatest Play in the History of the World…, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Julie Hesmondhalgh knows a fair bit about famous streets.

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