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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Turrentine Jones

The Northern Soul Podcast: Week Three

December 15, 2013 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Podcast: Week Three

Where does the time go? It’s already week three of the Northern Soul Podcast. This week Lucy McNamara chatted to Glastonbury hit Turrentine Jones.

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West Side Story. The Tour

West Side Story

December 13, 2013 Comments Off on West Side Story

Touring a classic musical – and West Side Story surely is one of the few undisputed classics – can be a bit of a double-edged sword.

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Lucentia: (extra)ordinary

December 11, 2013 Comments Off on Lucentia: (extra)ordinary

For the past six years, the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair has championed designer craft-makers

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Australasia

December 11, 2013 Comments Off on Australasia

There are lots of different ways to present restaurant menus. In my time, I’ve seen simple slips of paper, red leather binders, cards and laminates

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Kathryn Tickell

Kathryn Tickell & The Side (and clog dancing)

December 11, 2013 Comments Off on Kathryn Tickell & The Side (and clog dancing)

It’s not every night you can say, “right, I’m off to an evening of Northumbrian pipes and clog dancing”. Well, apart from last Monday, that is.

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Victoria Wood’s That Day We Sang

December 11, 2013 Comments Off on Victoria Wood’s That Day We Sang

When I was 21, I spent an enjoyable year working as an usher at Manchester’s Palace Theatre and Opera House. It was the equivalent of a ‘year off’, a bit of fun with a bit of cash before I became a proper grown-up.

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Swooning on a Sunday Afternoon

December 9, 2013 Comments Off on Swooning on a Sunday Afternoon

Sunday is normally a day of rest. For many it is a rest from the extravagances of the previous night

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The Northern Soul Podcast: Week Two

December 8, 2013 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Podcast: Week Two

Here it is – week two of the new all singing, all dancing Northern Soul podcast.

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Wanted! Robin Hood

December 5, 2013 Comments Off on Wanted! Robin Hood

If you’re putting on a big, family-friendly theatre production at this time of year, essentially you’re faced with two options.

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Rough Cut: the remake of a film that never existed

December 5, 2013 Comments Off on Rough Cut: the remake of a film that never existed

Nothing is real.

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