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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Taken in Ramsbottom looking out towards the West Pennines.

Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

October 6, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul. But, depending on where you’re from, there are all sorts of words for what essentially amounts to an alleyway, including jennel, snicket, vennel, gennel, jitty and jetty.

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Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair. 

Win three pairs of tickets to Manchester’s Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

October 5, 2017 Comments Off on Win three pairs of tickets to Manchester’s Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

Win three pairs of tickets to Manchester’s Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair. 

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Win two pairs of tickets to The Fizz Festival Cheshire as it returns to Altrincham

October 4, 2017 Comments Off on Win two pairs of tickets to The Fizz Festival Cheshire as it returns to Altrincham

Win two pairs of tickets to The Fizz Festival Cheshire as it returns to Altrincham

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The Tin Drum, Liverpool Everyman, Steve Tanner.

Review: The Tin Drum, Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

October 4, 2017 Comments Off on Review: The Tin Drum, Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

I’ve never attempted to adapt a novel for the stage, but if I did, I can tell you a few things I’d look for when choosing a suitable book.

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HABIT Ext of Mia alley with Eliot J Langridge as Michael

“There are so many beautifully dark corners here.” Northern Soul chats to the team behind Manchester horror film, Habit

October 4, 2017 Comments Off on “There are so many beautifully dark corners here.” Northern Soul chats to the team behind Manchester horror film, Habit

There’s always been a lot of love for the horror genre in Manchester, but it’s surprisingly rare for a horror film to be filmed here.

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RET Our Town Rehersals . Sarah Frankcom

“Keeping theatre fresh is about taking risks.” Sarah Frankcom, artistic director of the Royal Exchange

October 3, 2017 Comments Off on “Keeping theatre fresh is about taking risks.” Sarah Frankcom, artistic director of the Royal Exchange

I have an enduring memory of a production of King Lear. I think it was a school trip, probably because the play was on the curriculum.

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Win a Christmas meal for four at Don Giovanni’s New Winter Pop Up

October 3, 2017 Comments Off on Win a Christmas meal for four at Don Giovanni’s New Winter Pop Up

Win a Christmas meal for four at Don Giovanni’s New Winter Pop Up in Manchester

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Women in Comedy - Jo Enright and Jo Neary

What’s on in October: Comedy in Manchester

October 2, 2017 Comments Off on What’s on in October: Comedy in Manchester

Crikey, October just can’t get enough laughs (and here’s us thinking September was hysterical).

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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Sonic PR

Review: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Manchester Arena

October 2, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Manchester Arena

It’s understandable that a certain sense of trepidation hangs over this particular show.

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Walking to the pit with train, Norman Cornish

Painting the North: Cornish at Castlegate, Castlegate House Gallery, Cockermouth

October 2, 2017 Comments Off on Painting the North: Cornish at Castlegate, Castlegate House Gallery, Cockermouth

In the eighth instalment of Painting the North, Ant Cosgrove, the man behind The Northern Art Page on Facebook, shares striking works of art, sketches and drawings from around The North of England.

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