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Monthly Archives: Oct 2018

Review: U2 – Innocence + Experience Tour 2018, Manchester Arena

Oct 30, 2018 Comments Off on Review: U2 – Innocence + Experience Tour 2018, Manchester Arena

U2 rolled into town as part of their eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE tour and turned Manchester Arena into the smallest large venue around.

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Service of Thanksgiving for Pets and Working Animals. Michael Taylor

Photo Gallery: Service of Thanksgiving for Pets and Working Animals at Manchester Cathedral

Oct 29, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Service of Thanksgiving for Pets and Working Animals at Manchester Cathedral

No, your eyeballs do not deceive you. It’s pooches in prayer. On October 14, Manchester Cathedral held its first Service of Thanksgiving for Pets and Working Animals.

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The Glasshouse

Win two tickets to see The Glasshouse at 53two and a bottle of prosecco

Oct 29, 2018 Comments Off on Win two tickets to see The Glasshouse at 53two and a bottle of prosecco

Win two tickets to see The Glasshouse at 53two and a bottle of prosecco. 

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It's OK not to be Perky 1, The Perky Painter, Helen Gibson

Photo Gallery: It’s OK Not to be Perky, Love Arts Festival 2018, The Arch Cafe, Leeds

Oct 29, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: It’s OK Not to be Perky, Love Arts Festival 2018, The Arch Cafe, Leeds

Leeds artist Helen Gibson – professionally known as The Perky Painter – shares her strange world of entwined forms expressed in bold colours and textures in her first solo exhibition at The Arch Café this month.

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Review: Kate Atkinson, Manchester Literature Festival

Oct 28, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Kate Atkinson, Manchester Literature Festival

I’m a binge-reader. I used to be someone who hovered over books slowly, drinking them in, pondering, possibly having a really good sniff of the spine.

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Film Review: Possum

Oct 27, 2018 Comments Off on Film Review: Possum

Possum is a film which could wrong-foot a lot of people.

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Review: Jo Brand, Manchester Literature Festival

Oct 27, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Jo Brand, Manchester Literature Festival

As a student in the early 90s, I spent three summers working in the Edinburgh Fringe box office.

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Review: The Monster Halloween Ball, Sefton Park Palm House, Liverpool

Oct 27, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Monster Halloween Ball, Sefton Park Palm House, Liverpool

There is very little not to like about a three-year-old dressed as a witch doing the Time Warp.

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Lubecki Family: Monika, Agata and Wieslaw in their home of 4 years in Edinburgh

Invisible Britain: Portraits of Hope and Resilience

Oct 27, 2018 Comments Off on Invisible Britain: Portraits of Hope and Resilience

Invisible Britain: Portraits of Hope and Resilience is a book of stories that are rarely heard.

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Hamiltonic: Tarsier Gin

Oct 27, 2018 Comments Off on Hamiltonic: Tarsier Gin

In a new series called Hamiltonic, Northern Soul’s Gin Correspondent Robert Hamilton samples the best gin that the North has to offer and talks to the people who make it. This week, he chats to the good folk at Tarsier Gin in Manchester and sips a few samples. 

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