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Monthly Archives: September 2020

Review: LEGOLAND, Trafford Centre, Manchester

September 23, 2020 No Comments

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 No Comments

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 No Comments

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 No Comments

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 No Comments

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 No Comments

Extinction Rebellion gets a lot of bad press.

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Henry Normal by Scarlet Page

What would Darwin think of Zoom? Henry Normal writes for Northern Soul

September 19, 2020 No Comments

It’s a strange sight to see rows of people in their own homes clapping and laughing silently as you perform on Zoom or Facebook. ‘Mute Seals’ is one of the less attractive descriptions of the phenomena I recently heard.

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The People's Republic of Mancunia

The People’s Republic of Mancunia

September 19, 2020 No Comments

What springs to mind when you think of Manchester? Do you walk the city and wish you could put what you’re experiencing into words?

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Canto

Food Review: Canto, Ancoats, Manchester

September 15, 2020 No Comments

As I write this, were about a fortnight away from six months into lockdown. Im still not exactly sure of the rules as Matt Hancock and his cronies play hide-and-seek with our very own Andy Burnham and the North West has more COVID-19 spikes than a punk hairdo.

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Sally MacDonald, Director of the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester in front of the Baby Computer.

“Science has never been more relevant.” Sally MacDonald, director of the Science and Industry Museum, Manchester

September 15, 2020 No Comments

It’s almost exactly six years since I became director of the Science and Industry Museum. 

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