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Criccieth from Ynysgain (oil on board)

Photo Gallery: A Welsh Connection, Contemporary Six Gallery, Manchester

April 23, 2018 No Comments

A Welsh Connection, a new exhibition launching at Contemporary Six, celebrates the strong affinity that people from the North West have with North Wales.

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Psych Icon - Janis Joplin

Photo Gallery: Psych Icons

April 23, 2018 No Comments

Illustrator and collage artist, Dunstan Carter is launching a new exhibition of psychedelic music portraits, Psych Icons, at Foundation Coffee House in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. 

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Morph

Exclusive: Morph talks to Northern Soul

April 21, 2018 No Comments

It’s not easy interviewing a superstar.

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Bethan Kitchen

Art of Class: Bethan Kitchen

April 21, 2018 No Comments

In a new series, Northern Soul’s Cathy Crabb talks to working class creative people, some already established, some emerging, and some setting their stall out to create more work for others. This week it’s writer Bethan Kitchen whose play Shoefiti opens at Salford Arts Theatre later this month.

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TONY ALLEN

Kendal set for Fringe-style comedy festival at The Brewery Arts Centre

April 20, 2018 Comments Off on Kendal set for Fringe-style comedy festival at The Brewery Arts Centre

Comedy fans who can’t make Harry and Meghan’s big day at Windsor Castle can experience a ‘Royal Wedding’ with a difference in Kendal this May.

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A Clockwork Orange, George Caple as Alex-Photograph by Marc Brenner 504 ##

Review: A Clockwork Orange, Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

April 19, 2018 No Comments

There are two stars of this Everyman production of Anthony Burgess’s cult novel, A Clockwork Orange.

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Royle Family

Let’s Watch TV together: Pilot Light TV Festival

April 18, 2018 No Comments

Back in the day, ‘watching the telly’ meant simply that: sitting in the living room staring at the television set in the corner when your show of choice was on.

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Theatre Review: George’s Marvellous Medicine, Liverpool Playhouse 

April 18, 2018 No Comments

Ok that’s it. From now on, all children’s theatre productions need to feature giant humanoid chickens with a steampunk aesthetic and fabulous comic timing.

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Action! Guests step into the spotlight and film their own mini-scene in Smithy Cottage to share on social media

Review: Emmerdale Studio Tour, Leeds

April 12, 2018 No Comments

It’s hard to believe that Emmerdale, or Emmerdale Farm if you’re as old as me and can remember that far back, has been on our screens for 46 years.

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All I See is You, Bolton Octagon

Review: All I See Is You, Bolton Octagon

April 12, 2018 No Comments

Set in Bolton in 1967, All I See Is You is a stark reminder of how life was for young gay men before decriminalisation.

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