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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Eddi Reader by Chris Payne

Eddi Reader marches to her own beat

March 31, 2014 Comments Off on Eddi Reader marches to her own beat

When Eddi Reader hit number one with Perfect she seemed set for a life of chart-topping fame.

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Shauna Mackin

The Northern Soul Podcast

March 30, 2014 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Podcast

What better way to round off a beautiful Sunday than by listening to the Northern Soul Podcast?

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Nannucci, Maurizio - Language and Horizons - 5

Bury Art Gallery: bold, beautiful and brilliant

March 29, 2014 Comments Off on Bury Art Gallery: bold, beautiful and brilliant

There is a painting hanging in Bury Art Museum which, once seen, is never forgotten.

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An August Bank Holiday Lark Towards Death

March 29, 2014 Comments Off on An August Bank Holiday Lark Towards Death

19,240.

That is the number of young men who were mown down on the first day of the Somme in 1916.

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Scuttlers

The Scuttlers of Manchester: Britain’s first youth cult

March 27, 2014 Comments Off on The Scuttlers of Manchester: Britain’s first youth cult

“…parents should be taught their duty, at present they seem either regardless of this or utterly afraid of correcting their children”.

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Rene

The Northern Soul Podcast

March 23, 2014 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Podcast

It’s that time again, time for the lovely jubbly Northern Soul Podcast.

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The Prison of Art: the Dutch, the Nazis and the Monuments Men

March 23, 2014 Comments Off on The Prison of Art: the Dutch, the Nazis and the Monuments Men

This is a story about art and how it was that two very different governments – the totalitarian Nazis and the liberal post war Dutch – came to imprison it, and for very different reasons.

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Chef Tony Cooks a Classic Lamb Hotpot

March 23, 2014 Comments Off on Chef Tony Cooks a Classic Lamb Hotpot

CHEF TONY SAYS: This is a classic lamb hotpot done the traditional way.

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Twelfth Night

Investigating the Bard at Bolton Octagon

March 23, 2014 Comments Off on Investigating the Bard at Bolton Octagon

In the Octagon, Bolton has a successful theatre generating its own productions and receiving touring shows. Sounds like any other theatre, right?

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The Stop UKIP Tour

Jonny & The Baptists

March 23, 2014 Comments Off on Jonny & The Baptists

I caught Jonny & The Baptists‘ show last year at the Edinburgh Fringe when I was on the panel of the Amused Moose Comedy Awards.

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