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Monthly Archives: December 2019

Relish Book Hamper

Win an Embellish With Relish cookbook gift bag prize worth £50

December 9, 2019 Comments Off on Win an Embellish With Relish cookbook gift bag prize worth £50

Win an Embellish With Relish cookbook gift bag prize worth £50.

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Photo Gallery: Keith Haring – New Wave, RedHouse Originals Gallery, Harrogate

December 9, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Keith Haring – New Wave, RedHouse Originals Gallery, Harrogate

Calling all art fans.

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Little Bird

A Little Bird says…the truth is under threat

December 7, 2019 Comments Off on A Little Bird says…the truth is under threat

In a series of editorials where leading writers are free to say what they want under a pen name, Little Bird writes about how the truth is under threat. 

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Theatre Review: Gypsy, Royal Exchange, Manchester

December 6, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Gypsy, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Get set for a night of high kicks, old Hollywood glamour, backstage shenanigans, feathers and lipstick, all under the watchful eye of Rose – the pushiest showbiz mum in town.

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Theatre Review: The Night Before Christmas, Leeds Playhouse

December 6, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: The Night Before Christmas, Leeds Playhouse

I’m definitely not a 21st century incarnation of Ebenezer Scrooge (I’ve checked this with my kids) but I do get more than a bit anxious as November clicks into December and numerous Christmas Markets have been and gone and mince pies are BOGOFF in the shops.

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The Lanterns at Chester Zoo

Review: The Lanterns at Chester Zoo

December 3, 2019 Comments Off on Review: The Lanterns at Chester Zoo

If Christmas really is all about the children, then there can’t be any quibbles about this year’s iteration of The Lanterns at Chester Zoo.

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Opera Review: Bluebeard’s Castle by Béla Bartók and Sinfonetta by Leoš Janáček, Opera North, Huddersfield Town Hall

December 3, 2019 Comments Off on Opera Review: Bluebeard’s Castle by Béla Bartók and Sinfonetta by Leoš Janáček, Opera North, Huddersfield Town Hall

The first thing that greets you as you leave Huddersfield Train Station is the tall statue of the short Harold Wilson, well 5’ 8” according to Google.

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Comptoir Libanais, Spinningfields, Manchester

Festive Food Review: Comptoir Libanais, Spinningfields, Manchester

December 3, 2019 Comments Off on Festive Food Review: Comptoir Libanais, Spinningfields, Manchester

Comptoir Libanais nestles comfortably among Spanish and Thai fare in The Avenue, the fast-growing eating and drinking destination in Manchester’s Spinningfields.

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Theatre Review: Cinderella, The Dukes, Lancaster

December 3, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Cinderella, The Dukes, Lancaster

Once upon a time there was a very good theatre director called Sarah Punshon who got a job as artistic director at the Dukes Playhouse in Lancaster where she did some excellent work including a wonderful summer show in Williamson Park loosely based on The Three Musketeers and a Peter Pan for Christmas that was the best thing I saw last year.

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Win three tickets to Black Cacti Presents: The Luka State at The Met in Bury

December 2, 2019 Comments Off on Win three tickets to Black Cacti Presents: The Luka State at The Met in Bury

Win three tickets to Black Cacti Presents: The Luka State at The Met in Bury.

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