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Bridging the Gap: new writing for the theatre

October 1, 2015 Comments Off on Bridging the Gap: new writing for the theatre

Manchester is a thrilling place to be a theatre lover thanks to a buzzing, passionate and talented scene, ranging from a vibrant Fringe to flagship venues like the Royal Exchange and HOME.

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OUT! – Manchester Pride’s Digital Platform

August 27, 2015 Comments Off on OUT! – Manchester Pride’s Digital Platform

Manchester has a long history of being at the cutting edge of things.

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Indy Man Beer Con by Gary Brown

Indy Man Beer Con 2015: Northern Soul gets the lowdown

August 26, 2015 Comments Off on Indy Man Beer Con 2015: Northern Soul gets the lowdown

With just over a month to go before Indy Man Beer Con 2015 kicks off at Manchester’s iconic Victoria Baths, Northern Soul chats to co-founder Jonny Heyes.

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Cracking Wine

Cracking Wine: challenging the wine snobs

August 13, 2015 Comments Off on Cracking Wine: challenging the wine snobs

A new Northern wine events company aims to challenge the stuffy image of wine and take a modern approach to tasting events and wine fairs. Janet Harrison, owner of Cracking Wine, writes for Northern Soul about the company’s origins and where the business is heading.

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Macaroons

Cake That! Great British Bake Off, Eat Your Heart Out

August 13, 2015 Comments Off on Cake That! Great British Bake Off, Eat Your Heart Out

It’s all Mary Berry’s fault.

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Chris Roe's furniture

Something old, something new

August 1, 2015 Comments Off on Something old, something new

Our family has always had a bit of an obsession with other peoples’ rubbish.

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Newcastle bridges by Phil Pounder

Last orders at Intermezzo…

July 24, 2015 1 Comment

On a cloudless June day in Newcastle, the news sounded like a church bell: unable to secure an extension of its lease, Intermezzo Coffee Bar is to close in April 2016.

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Hotel Gotham

Na na na na na na na na…we stay at Hotel Gotham (in Manchester)

July 14, 2015 Comments Off on Na na na na na na na na…we stay at Hotel Gotham (in Manchester)

Although I always approach reviews with an open mind and an open heart I must confess that I was a big fan of Hotel Gotham before I came to stay.

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Are We There Yet? misty bubble

Are We There Yet? How to solve a problem like arts funding

July 14, 2015 Comments Off on Are We There Yet? How to solve a problem like arts funding

Sarah Eastaff, director of a new theatre company dedicated to making exciting, immersive story-telling experiences for children, writes for Northern Soul about producing theatre in unusual spaces and offers some advice when applying for arts funding.

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Boxing Clever: The Art of Stuplex

July 8, 2015 Comments Off on Boxing Clever: The Art of Stuplex

Think of a box. Now imagine what’s inside.

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