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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Red Ladder

Red Ladder: the next step

August 7, 2014 Comments Off on Red Ladder: the next step

Red Ladder might have lost all of its Arts Council funding but the Leeds-based theatre company is still standing strong.

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Grassington House

Grassington House Hotel: a haven in the Yorkshire Dales

August 6, 2014 Comments Off on Grassington House Hotel: a haven in the Yorkshire Dales

When John and Sue Rudden took on a three storey Georgian residence in North Yorkshire they had little idea that the next few years would be some of the toughest they had ever known.

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LEGO

The enduring appeal of LEGO: Northern Soul gets the inside track

August 6, 2014 Comments Off on The enduring appeal of LEGO: Northern Soul gets the inside track

I met Morgan Walker in the summer of 1995.

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meadowsweet basket

Fleetneedles Forage: to begin at the beginning

August 5, 2014 Comments Off on Fleetneedles Forage: to begin at the beginning

Plants and their uses have always fascinated me.

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Just So Festival: a magical weekend in Cheshire

August 5, 2014 Comments Off on Just So Festival: a magical weekend in Cheshire

Just So Festival is an annual festival for children and their families set in the sprawling landscape of Rode Hall, Cheshire (near Congleton). Imagine a farmland that’s been bewitched by Roald Dahl and Lewis Carroll, decorated by Cath Kidston and soundtracked by Kate Rusby, Fats Domino and the Muppets and you’re halfway there.

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Tai Shan Schierenberg talks to Northern Soul

August 2, 2014 Comments Off on Tai Shan Schierenberg talks to Northern Soul

Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to Tai Shan Schierenberg about his show Habitat at Cartwright Hall in Bradford

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Joey at Central Library in Manchester

Up Close and Personal with War Horse

August 2, 2014 Comments Off on Up Close and Personal with War Horse

Cathy Crabb and her 11-year-old daughter Hazel went to see War Horse at The Lowry in Salford and then to the War Horse family event at Manchester’s Central Library two days later. This is their experience.

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GB Theatre Company

All The Lawns a stage…in Manchester’s Spinningfields

August 2, 2014 Comments Off on All The Lawns a stage…in Manchester’s Spinningfields

Spinningfields was the setting for the GB Theatre Company’s double bill of Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors and Macbeth offering al fresco entertainment on The Lawns in Manchester.

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