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Monthly Archives: June 2019

Tampopo

Food Review: Tampopo, Albert Square, Manchester

June 27, 2019 Comments Off on Food Review: Tampopo, Albert Square, Manchester

I had been forewarned that my esteemed Editor and sometime luncheon companion was on Scout duty, the Brunette was two-timing me with another lunch date and the Blonde was at work, so it was to be dining solo.

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Peterloo 2019, June-August 2019

Beyond the history: Peterloo exhibitions in Manchester

June 26, 2019 Comments Off on Beyond the history: Peterloo exhibitions in Manchester

This summer Manchester will mark the anniversary of a public pro-democracy demonstration on August 16, 1819, and its now infamous and bloody response from the authorities.

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Protest Music

Win tickets to Protest Music inspired by Peterloo 2019 at RNCM

June 26, 2019 Comments Off on Win tickets to Protest Music inspired by Peterloo 2019 at RNCM

Win tickets to RNCM and Manchester Histories present Protest Music inspired by Peterloo 2019.

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Synaesthesia spa treatment, Lush

Review: Lush Spa, Church Street, Liverpool

June 24, 2019 Comments Off on Review: Lush Spa, Church Street, Liverpool

In the past, I was never an enormous fan of Lush.

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Those Two Weeks Epstein Theatre

Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Stories: Northern Soul talks to playwright Ian Salmon

June 24, 2019 Comments Off on Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Stories: Northern Soul talks to playwright Ian Salmon

Like at least 50,000 other Liverpudlians, the writer Ian Salmon recently went on an impromptu holiday to Madrid.

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In Fabric

Film Review: In Fabric

June 24, 2019 Comments Off on Film Review: In Fabric

Until now, British writer/director Peter Strickland has brought us films such as Berberian Sound Studio and The Duke of Burgundy which, while exquisitely and dazzling labours of love, were perhaps just a little too arch and knowing.

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Photo Gallery: The Bluetones, Fibbers, York

June 24, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: The Bluetones, Fibbers, York

Northern Soul photographer Marc McGarraghy heads to see The Bluetones at Fibbers in York.

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Brassica oleracea L. var capitata Marner Fruerot 'early red'. [Brassica oleracea Capitata Group]. [cabbage; Savoy cabbage, red cabbage]. Watercolour on paper. Grenfell Gold Medal, 2010.

Photo Gallery: RHS Botanical Illustration, The Gold Medal Winners by Charlotte Brooks

June 24, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: RHS Botanical Illustration, The Gold Medal Winners by Charlotte Brooks

Fan of all things flora and fauna? Then why not take a look at this new release from ACC publishers called RHS Botanical Illustration, The Gold Medal Winners by Charlotte Brooks.

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“You’re told that London is the centre of opportunity and it just isn’t.” Theatre Director Jake Murray talks to Northern Soul

June 15, 2019 Comments Off on “You’re told that London is the centre of opportunity and it just isn’t.” Theatre Director Jake Murray talks to Northern Soul

There’s an eclectic mix of pictures on the walls of my house. Like many people, my home is my life writ large and among the mish-mash of Brontë quotes and self-deprecating swipes at my Northern heritage is a signed poster of the 1995 Manchester Royal Exchange production of Miss Julie

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Music Review: Parklife, Heaton Park, Manchester

June 13, 2019 Comments Off on Music Review: Parklife, Heaton Park, Manchester

The first time I went to Parklife I was 16-years-old.

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