Monthly Archives: November 2015
I had the highest afternoon tea in Manchester.Read the full story..
A gorgeous black and white gallery of Newcastle’s Grainger Town by Phil Pounder. Of Grainger Town’s 450 buildings, 244 are listed, of which 29 are grade I and 49 are grade II*. Just lovely.Read the full story..
Back in the late 80s I used to stride out of my parents’ house in tie-dye leggings, thick black eye liner and clumpy boots. It caused a bit of a stir in my small town in Cheshire – though that wasn’t difficult to do back then.Read the full story..
“We read to know we’re not alone.” If, like me, you sat in a darkened cinema in the early 1990s watching Shadowlands, all the while trying to stifle unrelenting tears, then you may remember this line.Read the full story..
Kiss Me, Kate opens with Another Op’nin’, Another Show, a hymn to hoofers and thespians everywhere.Read the full story..
- “The need for us is still there.” Junior Akinola, Chair of the Board of Trustees at Manchester’s Contact Theatre
- Brute Strength: Why Our Northern Concrete is Worth Keeping
- Writing a novel in 2021? Tips and guidance from a successful 2020 debut author
- “We’re a resource for the whole of the North of England.” Kenn Taylor, Lead Cultural Producer North at The British Library North
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