Monthly Archives: June 2018
Off to Leeds again for a night of musical entertainment courtesy of Opera North, West Yorkshire Playhouse and the City Varieties Music Hall, carried across the moors in a timely manner by TransPennine Express.Read the full story..
It’s rare to be part of an audience entirely attuned to the rhythm of a performance.Read the full story..
This Summer, glitter-wearing gin-lovers across the UK can rejoice with the news of the Gin and Disco Festival, taking place across various venues throughout June and July, for a new festival like no other.Read the full story..
Ah, Love Island.Read the full story..
Using the songs of legendary songwriter Joe Hill – who inspired the likes of Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Bragg and Joan Baez – Bread & Roses is a new musical from Ian Kershaw that tells the lesser-known story, at least in the UK, of the mill workers’ strike in Lawrence, Massachusetts, in 1912.Read the full story..
TV soaps have produced many iconic female characters, effortlessly coping with philandering partners, blackmailing bosses and notorious neighbours.Read the full story..
“I’m trying hard to be more open and break some of the stigma.” Playwright Laura Crow talks about OCD
Writing is a fantastic form of therapy.Read the full story..
- Exhibition Review: 100 Years of Council Housing, Manchester Central Library
- “Our biggest enemy is apathy.” Northern Soul talks to environmentalist Angus Forbes
- Growing Up North: a new series from our Gardening Correspondent
- “We still have a long way to go.” Actress, presenter and mental health advocate Denise Welsh talks to Northern Soul
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