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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Byron Patty Melt

Win a Pair of Tickets to Byron Burger Club’s Patty Meltdown

March 11, 2015 Comments Off on Win a Pair of Tickets to Byron Burger Club’s Patty Meltdown

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO BYRON BURGER CLUB’S PATTY MELTDOWN

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From grain to grand dining: the rebirth of Manchester’s Corn Exchange

March 6, 2015 Comments Off on From grain to grand dining: the rebirth of Manchester’s Corn Exchange

There’s a small, dark space in the bowels of Manchester’s Corn Exchange called ‘The Dead Room’. Rumoured to be the spot where two druid lines intersect, it’s an unnerving place, not least because it’s permanently ice-cold and pitch-black.

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“Nobody dies in football matches in fires. It doesn’t happen.”

March 5, 2015 Comments Off on “Nobody dies in football matches in fires. It doesn’t happen.”

Matt Stevens-Woodhead, artistic director of FYSA Theatre, writes for Northern Soul about the genesis of the verbatim play, The 56: The Bradford City Fire & Testimony.  

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HAUNTED-MACHINES

Haunted Machines at FutureEverything, Manchester

March 5, 2015 Comments Off on Haunted Machines at FutureEverything, Manchester

It’s a daunting experience wandering into Room Two of Manchester’s Town Hall.

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Music sheet

What’s On in March – Music

March 5, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in March – Music

Blimmin’ eck, March looks set to be a cracking month for gigs in the North.

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Twopence to Cross The Mersey

What’s On in March – Theatre

March 5, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in March – Theatre

March is a month for musicals and local tales in the Northern theatre world.

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Chaophraya

Pre Theatre Eats: Leeds Grand Theatre & Opera House

March 3, 2015 Comments Off on Pre Theatre Eats: Leeds Grand Theatre & Opera House

In the third of our series focusing on places to eat before the theatre, Rich Jevons goes to Leeds and visits three venues in walking distance of the Grand Theatre & Opera House: Chaophraya, Veritas, and Roots and Fruits.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

What’s on in Spring – Operawatch

March 3, 2015 Comments Off on What’s on in Spring – Operawatch

In the manner of TV’s Springwatch I have decided to call my occasional opera preview Operawatch.

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María y el Araña

¡Viva! at Cornerhouse, Manchester

March 3, 2015 Comments Off on ¡Viva! at Cornerhouse, Manchester

About to open its doors for the 21st time, Cornerhouse’s annual ¡Viva! celebration of cinema from Spain and Spanish-speaking Latin America has long since become one of the most eagerly-anticipated events in any film lover’s calendar.

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Matisse Tristesse

Matisse: Drawing with Scissors at The Civic, Barnsley

March 3, 2015 Comments Off on Matisse: Drawing with Scissors at The Civic, Barnsley

David Sinclair, exhibitions curator at The Civic in Barnsley, writes for Northern Soul about the venue’s stunning Matisse exhibition. 

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