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Monthly Archives: Nov 2018

What’s on in December: Comedy in Manchester

Nov 30, 2018 No Comments

December. It’s a famous someone’s birthday this month.

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Femme Fatales: the Pre-Raphaelites and L.S. Lowry

Nov 29, 2018 No Comments

If you had to guess L.S. Lowry’s favourite painter, what would you say?

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Loaded fries sharer, Slap & Pickle

Relocation, relocation, relocation: why it’s all gone North for street foodies Slap & Pickle

Nov 28, 2018 No Comments

After spending three months up North while our street food business Slap & Pickle was trading at Leeds’ Trinity Kitchen, we were understandably devastated to be heading back down the A1.

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Win A Pair of Tickets To See All Saints Live

Nov 28, 2018 No Comments

To celebrate the release of their fifth album Testament, All Saints have announced a major UK tour this winter performing all their hits and brand new tracks. Northern Soul is offering one lucky winner a pair of tickets. 

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Fernand Léger, 1881-1955 The Acrobat and his Partner 1948 Oil paint on canvas support: 1302 x 1626 mm frame: 1402 x 1727 x 75 mm Tate. Purchased 1980 © ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2018

Review – Fernand Léger: New Times, New Pleasures, Tate Liverpool

Nov 28, 2018 No Comments

If you go to art galleries for the silence, you may have to think again before visiting Tate Liverpool’s excellent new show devoted to Fernand Léger.

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Cast of A Christmas Carol including Seb Smallwood (Tiny Tim) 2. Photography by Andrew Billington.

Theatre review: A Christmas Carol, Leeds Playhouse’s Pop-Up Theatre, Leeds

Nov 27, 2018 No Comments

My first encounter with A Christmas Carol featured a load of Muppets, witnessed by my primary school self on the screen of the communal telly-on-wheels rolled out for the end-of-term film.

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Rafael Rojas as Cavaradossi © Richard H Smith

Review: Tosca, Opera North, The Lowry

Nov 27, 2018 No Comments

It’s been a quiet couple of months here in the OperaWatch office at Northern Soul Towers.

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Theatre Review: The Wind in the Willows, New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Nov 27, 2018 No Comments

It’s panto time again and the part of the year when theatres anticipate taking a third of their annual income in just six weeks.

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The Lanterns, Chester Zoo

Review: The Lanterns at Chester Zoo

Nov 26, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Lanterns at Chester Zoo

It should be an odd proposition.

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Living in the Inbetween, Alexander Ward

Photo Gallery: Living in the Inbetween, Alexander Ward

Nov 26, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Living in the Inbetween, Alexander Ward

A photojournalism project documenting the refugee and migrant crisis will be on exhibition at The Pilcrow in Sadler’s Yard in Manchester.

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