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Monthly Archives: September 2020

Best Before Death

Film Review: Best Before Death

September 28, 2020 Comments Off on Film Review: Best Before Death

At a time when certain noted indie chart figures have proved to be a let-down, Bill Drummond is looking more and more like a proper hero.

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Summer 1929.32, Thomas Martine Ronaldson © Manchester Art Gallery, Bridgeman Images NEXTGEN GALLERY EDITDELETE

Picture Gallery: Art Deco by the Sea, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle

September 28, 2020 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: Art Deco by the Sea, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle

Longing for a holiday by the sea?

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Visit County Durham. Chris Auld Photoshoot;

Bishop Auckland: past, present and future

September 27, 2020 Comments Off on Bishop Auckland: past, present and future

The train pulls into the station, the driver gets out of the cab and switches ends to take it back to Darlington. It’s only then that I realise we’ve been travelling on a single track railway. Bishop Auckland is the end of the line in so many ways.

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Joshua Wilkinson by David Hall

“They see an arts career as a waste of time.” Northern Soul talks to culture specialist Josh Wilkinson

September 27, 2020 Comments Off on “They see an arts career as a waste of time.” Northern Soul talks to culture specialist Josh Wilkinson

Disaffected youth is an oft-used phrase in the media.

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Review: LEGOLAND, Trafford Centre, Manchester

September 23, 2020 Comments Off on Review: LEGOLAND, Trafford Centre, Manchester

It’s four years since I last took my niece to LEGOLAND at Manchester’s Trafford Centre.

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Paul Robinson © Tony Bartholomew/Turnstone Media 07802 400651 /info@turnstonemedia.co.uk

“It’s about getting our audience back.” Paul Robinson, Artistic Director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

September 23, 2020 Comments Off on “It’s about getting our audience back.” Paul Robinson, Artistic Director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Paul Robinson is a happy man.

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Wellbeing activities at Back on Track

Good News in Focus: Back on Track Manchester

September 23, 2020 Comments Off on Good News in Focus: Back on Track Manchester

Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are continuing our partnership to share good news stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Amira Taha, Still I Rise by Allie Crewe.

Photo Gallery: Still I Rise by Allie Crewe, an NHS project to celebrate Black History Month

September 21, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Still I Rise by Allie Crewe, an NHS project to celebrate Black History Month

In recognition of Black History Month 2020 (October 1-31), NHS health and care partners in Salford have commissioned award-winning, Manchester-based artist Allie Crewe to develop a pop-up photography exhibition.

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Joanna Whittle, Sorrowing Cloth

Picture Gallery: New Light Prize Exhibition winners

September 21, 2020 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: New Light Prize Exhibition winners

A tiny oil-on-copper painting of a tent has won a leading art prize open to artists across the North.

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Challenge Everything

Book Review: Challenge Everything – An Extinction Rebellion Guide to Saving the Planet by Blue Sandford

September 19, 2020 Comments Off on Book Review: Challenge Everything – An Extinction Rebellion Guide to Saving the Planet by Blue Sandford

Extinction Rebellion gets a lot of bad press.

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