Even by the wild and woolly standards of Manchester International Festival, the Manchester cholera epidemic of the 1830s might be considered an unlikely inspiration for a project, let alone one for the first major UK project from a Tokyo-based art collective.Read the full story..
Something different is coming to Kelham Island Museum in Sheffield. Among the stories of steel, the immense power of the River Don Engine and the makers in Little Mesters lane, a new creative response to the city’s industrial collection is finding its voice.Read the full story..
Watercolours can get a bad press. For me they conjure up an image of legions of Sunday painters out in the field with their Windsor & Newtons.Read the full story..
Fan of all things flora and fauna? Then why not take a look at this new release from ACC publishers called RHS Botanical Illustration, The Gold Medal Winners by Charlotte Brooks.Read the full story..
How do you feel when you see the Union Jack or the St George flag? Do they stir feelings of patriotism or make you feel uneasy?Read the full story..
Since opening its magnificent doors to the public in 2011, The Hepworth Wakefield has been at the forefront of supporting artists, as was its predecessor, The Wakefield Art Gallery.Read the full story..
“I think young people genuinely understand that if you buy things from a small business, you are helping yourselves and your generation to do better than letting all the money go into the hands of the pension funds with dinosaur brands.”Read the full story..
Landlines, an exhibition of unique landscapes depicting the Yorkshire coast and countryside by Staithes-based artist and printmaker, Ian Mitchell, has gone on display at Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre.Read the full story..
A selection of stunning screenprints depicting iconic and recognisable sites within Yorkshire has gone on display at The Hepworth Café at The Hepworth Wakefield.Read the full story..
So, what’s going on at The Turnpike in Leigh? The answer: loads.Read the full story..
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The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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