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Monthly Archives: August 2021

Colour fight at Just So Festival 2021. Credit: Andrew Allcock

Review: Just So Festival, Rode Hall, Cheshire

August 26, 2021 Comments Off on Review: Just So Festival, Rode Hall, Cheshire

The last festival I went to was pre-kids. Back then, I could usually be found starting the day brushing my teeth with a can of leftover cider. But this time was a different experience.

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Harrogate by the Sea

Review: Harrogate By Sea, Emma Holliday and Andrew Morris, Watermark Gallery, Harrogate

August 25, 2021 Comments Off on Review: Harrogate By Sea, Emma Holliday and Andrew Morris, Watermark Gallery, Harrogate

If you live in Harrogate and fancy a paddle in the sea, you have a bit of a trek.

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Combine harvester, High Newton, Cumbria

Photo Gallery: Combine harvester, High Newton, Northumberland

August 25, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Combine harvester, High Newton, Northumberland

Northern Soul‘s North East photographer, Phil Pounder, snaps atmospheric images of a combine harvester at work in High Newton, Northumberland. If you look closely, you can see Dunstanburgh Castle in the background of a couple of the shots. 

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Deansgate and Bridge Street crossover Manchester. 18 x 50.

Image Gallery: From Manchester to New York, Contemporary Six, Manchester

August 25, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: From Manchester to New York, Contemporary Six, Manchester

Have you ever wandered through a city and marvelled at its character? Did you pause to look at the backstreets and landmarks?

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Nile Rodgers & Chic by Marc Marc McGarraghy

Photo Gallery: Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Scarborough Open Air Theatre

August 22, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Scarborough Open Air Theatre

Nile Rodgers is a multiple Grammy Award-winning composer, producer, arranger and guitarist.

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Hillside barns, Swaledale

Photo Gallery: A collection of views, Swaledale, North Yorkshire

August 22, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: A collection of views, Swaledale, North Yorkshire

Northern Soul‘s North Yorkshire Photographer Paul Hunter heads to Swaledale, North Yorkshire and takes some stunning images.

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Boy George and Culture Club taken at Scarborough Open Air Theatre. Marc McGarraghy (www.yellowmustang.co.uk)

Image Gallery: Boy George and Culture Club, Scarborough Open Air Theatre

August 18, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: Boy George and Culture Club, Scarborough Open Air Theatre

Culture Club band members Mikey Craig (bass guitar), Roy Hay (guitar and keyboards) and front man Boy George (lead vocals), together with a 13-piece band, have just concluded their Life tour, playing more than 70 dates across the US and Europe.

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Manchester Jewish Museum reopens after a decade of planning (and two years closure)

August 10, 2021 Comments Off on Manchester Jewish Museum reopens after a decade of planning (and two years closure)

The Jewish people have more history than most.

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Theatre Review: Grimm Tales, The Dukes, Williamson Park, Lancaster   

August 6, 2021 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Grimm Tales, The Dukes, Williamson Park, Lancaster   

The Dukes’ summer show in Lancaster’s Williamson Park is one of the highlights of my theatrical year.

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Theatre Review: Piaf, Leeds Playhouse

August 5, 2021 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Piaf, Leeds Playhouse

Until recently I didn’t know much about Edith Piaf other than her song Non, je ne regrette rien, which has always been a go-to for anyone sticking their chin out to the world.

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