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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Painted Elephant

Painted Elephant: Newcastle’s first vegan restaurant

May 9, 2015 Comments Off on Painted Elephant: Newcastle’s first vegan restaurant

It was on a camping holiday with friends in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs that I encountered the worst meal I’ve ever had.

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The God of Carnage

Review: The God of Carnage, People’s Theatre, Newcastle

May 7, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The God of Carnage, People’s Theatre, Newcastle

Years of consuming art in its different forms – seeing plays, reading novels, listening to music and watching films – has left me with a profound fear of the institution of marriage.

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Lavender

Fleetneedles Forage: Sweet Dreams

May 6, 2015 Comments Off on Fleetneedles Forage: Sweet Dreams

Getting a good night’s sleep is incredibly important for your physical and mental well-being.

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Harry-Macqueen

Hinterland: Harry Macqueen talks to Northern Soul

May 4, 2015 Comments Off on Hinterland: Harry Macqueen talks to Northern Soul

Northern Soul’s Kate Morris chats to rising star Harry Macqueen about his directorial and writing debut, Hinterland.

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Election 2015: The Whig Party

May 4, 2015 Comments Off on Election 2015: The Whig Party

Working in a busy office as the country prepares to take to the polling stations, everyone is talking about who they are voting for and what the election means to them.

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Greg and Leeanna (Nick & Dawn) TOUCH

Manchester International Film Festival

May 1, 2015 3 Comments

“Why isn’t there a Manchester Film Festival?” is a question some of us hear quite a bit, especially when we’re in our cups.

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Gaucho Manchester

Review: Gaucho, Manchester

May 1, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Gaucho, Manchester

It’s been quite some time since I last sat down with the Editor of Northern Soul to break bread and chew the fat.

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Hofesh Shechter Company 1 (photo Ben Rudick)

Review: Hofesh Shechter & Friends at HOME, Manchester

May 1, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Hofesh Shechter & Friends at HOME, Manchester

Although this preview of HOME’s Theatre One space was clearly billed as Hofesh Shechter & Friends, some of the audience were sufficiently intimidated by the promise from said friends, 72% Morrissey (and, no, this three-piece instrumental group didn’t explain what the name is all about) “of playing the heaviest and most unsettling music they could muster” in the second half of the night that they either didn’t return or left pretty hurriedly as the aural onslaught raged on.

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Artisan Cafe Bar, Spinningfields

Review: Artisan, Manchester

May 1, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Artisan, Manchester

Recently I learned the folly of doing favours for people.

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He Had Hairy Hands

Win tickets to He Had Hairy Hands at The Lowry

May 1, 2015 Comments Off on Win tickets to He Had Hairy Hands at The Lowry

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO SEE HE HAD HAIRY HANDS AT THE LOWRY

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