Monthly Archives: December 2019
“One of the best things you can do to find out what it’s like to run a music venue is fix the toilet.” We talk to The Fulford Arms in York
Brilliant daylight flits through large windows bringing an air of a quaint countryside pub to the empty bar area.Read the full story..
This is another Christmas gem from the people who made the best Peter Pan I have ever seen.Read the full story..
Ah, the Fenwick Christmas window in Newcastle.Read the full story..
Many of us look forward to the end of the year. It’s a chance to stop, reflect, perhaps refocus our energies and hopefully look forward to what lies ahead.Read the full story..
Incredibly (how?) it is 50 years since the release of Kes, Ken Loach’s classic film about a rough and tumble working class kid, neglected at home and school, who finds, only fleetingly alas, beauty and purpose through the experience of training a hawk.Read the full story..
Head into Manchester city centre any day of the week and you’re bound to capture something quirky on camera.Read the full story..
With the all-conquering stage and screen success of War Horse still fresh in the memory, a new Michael Morpurgo adaptation is a big deal.Read the full story..
Miracle on 34th Street was always going to be a commercial banker for the Liverpool Playhouse.Read the full story..
Ask anyone in York what makes their Theatre Royal pantomimes so special and they’ll sum it up in two words: Berwick Kaler.Read the full story..
I’ve been feeling a lack of Christmas cheer.Read the full story..
- “The need for us is still there.” Junior Akinola, Chair of the Board of Trustees at Manchester’s Contact Theatre
- Brute Strength: Why Our Northern Concrete is Worth Keeping
- Writing a novel in 2021? Tips and guidance from a successful 2020 debut author
- “We’re a resource for the whole of the North of England.” Kenn Taylor, Lead Cultural Producer North at The British Library North
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“The need for us is still there.” At 28, Junior Akinola is the first person under 30 to chair a board of a major performing arts venue in the UK. But that didn't stop Manchester's Contact Theatre from hiring him. northernsoul.me.uk/the-need-f… @cparkwriter @Jr_JT3 @ContactMcr pic.twitter.com/tobyXTPpOc