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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Jackie the Musical

Review: Jackie The Musical, Opera House, Manchester

May 21, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Jackie The Musical, Opera House, Manchester

Jackie The Musical re-opens old wounds and places a plaster on your broken heart. 

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Sundried Tomato and Goat's Cheese Croquette with Wild Garlic and Tomato Sauce

Chef Tony cooks Tomato and Goat’s Cheese Croquette

May 21, 2016 Comments Off on Chef Tony cooks Tomato and Goat’s Cheese Croquette

CHEF TONY SAYS: This week is National Vegetarian Week. It also coincides with one of my favourite times, wild garlic season.

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Music from Distant Galaxies

Win tickets to RNCM Young Explorers Series, Manchester

May 21, 2016 Comments Off on Win tickets to RNCM Young Explorers Series, Manchester

Northern Soul has teamed up with the Royal Northern College of Music to offer five readers a family ticket to the first concert in their new Young Explorers Series for children.

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Photo Gallery: Tour de Yorkshire

May 19, 2016 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Tour de Yorkshire

Northern Soul‘s North Yorkshire Photographer, Paul Hunter, shares a gallery of the Tour de Yorkshire race passing through Stokesley on Stage 3.

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Bolton Abbey

Photo Gallery: Bolton Castle, Yorkshire Dales

May 19, 2016 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Bolton Castle, Yorkshire Dales

Northern Soul‘s North Yorkshire Photographer, Paul Hunter, shares a gallery of Bolton Castle in the Yorkshire Dales. The Castle is still privately owned and occupied, and the hamlet around the castle is named Castle Bolton.

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Felix

Interview: Felix the Huddersfield Station Cat

May 13, 2016 2 Comments

It is a matter of general agreement that, in today’s world, instant fame is too often accorded to the talentless and undeserving – the ‘stars’ of reality television, the one hit wonders of social media, and the disgraced minor public figures determined to turn their shaming into a successful career.

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Penny Arcade

Gentrification and the imagination

May 13, 2016 Comments Off on Gentrification and the imagination

The last time I saw Penny Arcade perform she was regurgitating raw eggs on stage after recounting painful experiences from her youth, including a stint in reform school.

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The Lost Carnival Cast - Brett Harkness

Win a Family Ticket to The Lost Carnival, Cheshire

May 13, 2016 Comments Off on Win a Family Ticket to The Lost Carnival, Cheshire

WIN A FAMILY TICKET TO THE LOST CARNIVAL IN CREWE, CHESHIRE 

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Think Physics Interactive Light Wall

Preview: Ground Control to Major Tim, The Late Shows, Newcastle

May 13, 2016 Comments Off on Preview: Ground Control to Major Tim, The Late Shows, Newcastle

So far, 2016 has been a year of events with earth-shattering proportions, the kind of things that send you scurrying from your breakfast cereal and Louise Minchin’s solemn face in the BBC studios to the colossal global natter of the World Wide Web.

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Review: Mamma Mia! at the Palace Theatre, Manchester

May 13, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Mamma Mia! at the Palace Theatre, Manchester

When I think about the music of ABBA it immediately conjures memories of a cheesy wedding DJ set, the kind where everyone from your great-grandma, with her skirt hitched up round her knees, to your ten-year-old cousin throw shapes on the dance floor to the soundtrack of Dancing Queen.

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