Monthly Archives: February 2020
Win a pair of tickets to One Good Night at Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre.Read the full story..
A new industrial landscape exhibition by Richard Edmunds, Brine, Steam and Rust, is due to open at Northwich’s Lion Salt Works Museum on February 22, 2020.Read the full story..
Do you know your Blue Tit from your Brambling?Read the full story..
“It’s important to talk about northern voices.” Portico Prize-winning author Jessica Andrews on class, gender and the north
I’ve long been fascinated with The Portico Library, which sits above the mildly rowdy Old Bank pub on Manchester’s Mosley Street.Read the full story..
In order to leave its mark, art need not explode with the ferocity of the fission that catalyses both nuclear reactor and bomb.Read the full story..
Ten years ago, when the scarifying stage play Ghost Stories was set to make its debut at the Liverpool Playhouse, the show’s co-writers, Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman, announced to journalists that they couldn’t really tell them anything about it.Read the full story..
The UK’s national museum of democracy is 10 years old this week.Read the full story..
When I was boy in the 1960s (when people had to read real books), the racks of paperbacks outside newsagents often held two best-selling titles by Lord Russell of Liverpool – The Scourge of the Swastika: A Short History of Nazi War Crimes and The Knights of the Bushido: A Short History of Japanese War Crimes.Read the full story..
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Oooh, stunning. James Brunt's large-scale public art installation at Halewood Triangle as part of Knowsley’s year as Liverpool City Region Borough of Culture. pic.twitter.com/2ZV7hkykG2
Happy birthday to @premierleague legend @alanshearer, who was born on this day in 1970 in Gosforth. The former @NUFC and @Rovers striker and current @BBCMOTD pundit is regarded as one of the the best strikers of his generation. He played 63 times for England, scoring 30. #Prem pic.twitter.com/nRI9KM0mHt
Philosopher and radio personality C.E.M Joad was born on this day in 1891 in Durham. Joad appeared on The Brains Trust, a BBC Radio wartime discussion programme. He popularised philosophy and became a celebrity, before his downfall in a scandal over an unpaid train fare in 1948. pic.twitter.com/kzlbbcIhn3