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Monthly Archives: April 2016

A-ha at Manchester Arena

Review: a-ha, Manchester Arena

April 8, 2016 1 Comment

Back in 2009, a-ha fans around the world wept a fjordful of tears as the Norwegian trio called time on a staggeringly successful 25-year career.

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PLAY it!

Review: PLAY it! Manchester

April 7, 2016 Comments Off on Review: PLAY it! Manchester

Flex your thumbs gamers, Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry’s celebration of more than 30 years of video gaming is back and this year there are even more games to play.

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A Day At The Lake

Win a Family Ticket to A Day At The Lake Festival, Staffordshire

April 7, 2016 Comments Off on Win a Family Ticket to A Day At The Lake Festival, Staffordshire

WIN A FAMILY TICKET TO A DAY AT THE LAKE FESTIVAL, RUDYARD LAKE, STAFFORDSHIRE

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The Delightful Sausage

Win tickets to Manchester’s newest alternative comedy night

April 7, 2016 Comments Off on Win tickets to Manchester’s newest alternative comedy night

WIN TICKETS TO MANCHESTER’S COMEDY NIGHT, THE DELIGHTFUL SAUSAGE

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The Herbal Bed

Review: The Herbal Bed, The Lowry, Salford

April 7, 2016 Comments Off on Review: The Herbal Bed, The Lowry, Salford

As the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death draws closer (April 23 in case you didn’t know), every theatre in the land is doing its utmost to find a different angle with which to pay homage to the great wordsmith.

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German Bierfest

Win tickets to Manchester’s German Bierfest

April 7, 2016 Comments Off on Win tickets to Manchester’s German Bierfest

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO GERMAN BIERFEST MANCHESTER

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L-R Pepter Lunkuse (Cordelia) & Don Warrington (King Lear) Photo Jonathan Keenan

Review: King Lear, Royal Exchange, Manchester

April 7, 2016 Comments Off on Review: King Lear, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Alas, Don Warrington. He’s one of the most distinguished actors of his age, with a long and remarkable theatre career. It must niggle him, surely, that an entire generation is still quick to identify him as ‘him out of Rising Damp‘.

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The Possible Impossible House

Forced Entertainment: we talk to co-founder Cathy Naden

April 7, 2016 Comments Off on Forced Entertainment: we talk to co-founder Cathy Naden

Won’t somebody think of the children? Actually you don’t have to because Liverpool’s Unity Theatre has already done lots of thinking on their behalf and, since Christmas, has been programming some of the very best kids’ theatre it’s ever been my privilege to see.

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Liverpool Lambs

Review: Liverpool Lambs, Unity Theatre, Liverpool

April 6, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Liverpool Lambs, Unity Theatre, Liverpool

Like many residents of Liverpool, I’m proud of my Irish heritage.

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Vintage Manchester Cathedral

Win a Makeover and Cocktails at Manchester’s Vintage Festival

April 6, 2016 Comments Off on Win a Makeover and Cocktails at Manchester’s Vintage Festival

WIN MAKEOVERS AND COCKTAILS FOR TWO PEOPLE AT MANCHESTER’S VINTAGE FESTIVAL

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