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Scarborough (credit: SMT)

Image Gallery: Lockdown Lanterns, The Scarborough Collections

April 6, 2020 No Comments

Need something to keep you busy during lockdown?

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Joy France, Natasha Hawthornthwaite, Northern Heart Films

From shy teacher to international battle rapper, 63-year-old Joy France talks to Northern Soul

March 28, 2020 No Comments

What would happen if you were a teacher and went rogue?

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Untitled, Chan Yang Kim

Online exhibition: Talking Sense, The Portico Library, Manchester

March 28, 2020 No Comments

Museums, art galleries and libraries across the North are now off limits to the public, their displays and collections sitting behind locked doors.

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ROXANA HALLS AVENGING OIL ON LINEN 160 x 160 cm

Kapow! There’s a new exhibition exploring the art of superheroes and villains at the Potteries Museum

March 24, 2020 Comments Off on Kapow! There’s a new exhibition exploring the art of superheroes and villains at the Potteries Museum

Ever since Andy Warhol decreed that Batman was art, caped crusaders and villains have left trails of superhero boot prints over fashion, photography and design.

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Megan Marie Griffith

“As humans we need real life connection.” Girl Gang Manchester on Everything I Knew, I Felt

March 7, 2020 Comments Off on “As humans we need real life connection.” Girl Gang Manchester on Everything I Knew, I Felt

Get set for a Girl Gang Manchester takeover of The Lowry in Salford.

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Scarborough Museums Trust. 

Picture Gallery: Scarborough – A Day at the Seaside, Woodend, Scarborough

March 2, 2020 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: Scarborough – A Day at the Seaside, Woodend, Scarborough

Oh, we do like to be beside the seaside.

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John Constable, Dedham Church and Vale, Suffolk, 1800, pen, ink and watercolour, courtesy the Whitworth, The University of Manchester

Review: Utopias, The Whitworth, Manchester

March 2, 2020 Comments Off on Review: Utopias, The Whitworth, Manchester

For a time it seemed that Utopia had lost its currency.

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Demelza Kooij, Wolves from Above (2018). Courtesy of the artist 3MB

Picture Gallery: And Say the Animal Responded? FACT, Liverpool

February 24, 2020 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: And Say the Animal Responded? FACT, Liverpool

What would animals say to us if we listened to them?

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Words in the Sand, courtesy of The Brontë Parsonage.

Picture Gallery: Lindsey Tyson and Sarah Dew – Go Back With Me, Brontë Parsonage Museum

February 24, 2020 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: Lindsey Tyson and Sarah Dew – Go Back With Me, Brontë Parsonage Museum

Calling all Brontë fans…

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Lion Salt Works

Photo Gallery: Brine, Steam and Rust, Lion Salt Works Museum, Northwich

February 17, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Brine, Steam and Rust, Lion Salt Works Museum, Northwich

A new industrial landscape exhibition by Richard Edmunds, Brine, Steam and Rust, is due to open at Northwich’s Lion Salt Works Museum on February 22, 2020.

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