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Monthly Archives: November 2021

'Falling Foss' waterfall, near Sneaton, North Yorks.

Photo Gallery: Coast and Country, North Yorkshire

November 9, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Coast and Country, North Yorkshire

Our North Yorkshire Photographer, Paul Hunter, has snapped some images of the autumnal coast and country, which showcase the ever-changing colours of the current season.

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Disney on Ice - Find Your Hero, AO Arena, Manchester

Review: Disney on Ice – Find Your Hero, AO Arena, Manchester

November 9, 2021 Comments Off on Review: Disney on Ice – Find Your Hero, AO Arena, Manchester

Mickey has brought his Premier League players to the rink for this year’s iteration of the Disney on Ice juggernaut.

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Adam Farrer

“Oh, god! I’ve won an award.” Adam Farrer, winner of the NorthBound Book Award 2021 

November 7, 2021 Comments Off on “Oh, god! I’ve won an award.” Adam Farrer, winner of the NorthBound Book Award 2021 

During the writing of my memoir, the question I most often asked myself was “how dare I?”

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The Joy of Small Things

Book Review: The Joy of Small Things by Hannah Jane Parkinson

November 7, 2021 Comments Off on Book Review: The Joy of Small Things by Hannah Jane Parkinson

Joy feels like it’s been in short supply these past 18 months. What with a global health crisis, food shortages, and the whole world literally and metaphorically being on fire, now more than ever we could all do with a big dose of happiness.

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The House with Two Letter-Boxes by Janet H. Swinney

Book Review: The House with Two Letter-Boxes by Janet H. Swinney

November 4, 2021 Comments Off on Book Review: The House with Two Letter-Boxes by Janet H. Swinney

It’s easy to forget how relentlessly the years rack up, especially in the apparent pause of the past 20 months, leaving the shared certainties of what once seemed like the height of modernity to recede with deceptive speed until they finally appear, in the safety of hindsight, as at once quaint and faintly barbaric.

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mackie, sun station

Art Review: ANNIVER5ARY, Saul Art Gallery, Manchester

November 4, 2021 Comments Off on Art Review: ANNIVER5ARY, Saul Art Gallery, Manchester

Five years ago, Ian and Catherine Hay opened the doors of Manchester’s Saul Hay Gallery with an inaugural exhibition.

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Front cover of Lindisfarne Gospels c. 700 (Cotton MS Nero D IV) (c) British Library Board

Lindisfarne Gospels to go on display in the North East   

November 3, 2021 Comments Off on Lindisfarne Gospels to go on display in the North East   

It is a much-anticipated return, years in the planning. And it’s now less than 12 months until the North East homecoming of the Lindisfarne Gospels.

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Doc 'n Roll Film Festival, Manchester

Preview: Doc ‘n Roll Film Festival, Manchester

November 2, 2021 Comments Off on Preview: Doc ‘n Roll Film Festival, Manchester

For many of us, the past 18 months have made it crystal clear exactly how cherishable popular arts such as music and cinema can be, even if we’ve been experiencing them in isolation rather than with an audience.

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The Music Lover’s Guide to Manchester, Madchester, Factory Records and beyond

November 1, 2021 Comments Off on The Music Lover’s Guide to Manchester, Madchester, Factory Records and beyond

Manchester is famous for many things, not least its football teams, Coronation Street, and, dare we say it, rain.

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