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Dragon detail. Photo by Martin Cook

Picture Gallery: Dudley Edwards, I’ve Got Rhythm, RedHouse Originals Gallery, Harrogate

September 16, 2019 No Comments

A new exhibition is coming to RedHouse Originals Gallery in Harrogate that’s guaranteed to get you moving.

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Van Gough Exhibition

Review: Van Gogh – The Immersive Experience, York St Mary’s

September 3, 2019 Comments Off on Review: Van Gogh – The Immersive Experience, York St Mary’s

How often do you go to an art gallery and find yourself bored by the interpretation? The labels on the wall can be awful.

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It's in the Blood - Red or Blue: A Football Cartoon Exhibition by Tony Husband

Picture Gallery: It’s in the Blood – Red or Blue: A Football Cartoon Exhibition by Tony Husband

September 2, 2019 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: It’s in the Blood – Red or Blue: A Football Cartoon Exhibition by Tony Husband

Love it or loathe it, football is, in many minds at least, the nation’s sport.

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Sheila Atim

Photo Gallery: The Half, Simon Annand, Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

August 19, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: The Half, Simon Annand, Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

A host of famous faces are coming to Huddersfield. A new photography exhibition by photographer Simon Annand will present rare images of the privacy actors experience backstage.

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Lightspace - A Year in The Round, Colin Taylor, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Photo Gallery: Lightspace – A Year in The Round, Colin Taylor, Royal Exchange, Manchester

August 19, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Lightspace – A Year in The Round, Colin Taylor, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Theatre never fails to inspire, and for artist Colin Taylor one theatre in particular has influenced a series of stunning images: the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester.

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Sketch for Survival Levison Wood

Photo Gallery: Sketch for Survival

August 12, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Sketch for Survival

The Serengeti is coming to the North as sketches of wildlife by celebrities from across the globe are set to premiere in Harrogate as part of a campaign to raise awareness about species extinction.

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Open Music Archive at Castlefield Gallery. Photos Jules Lister. (cc) by-sa 4.0. Courtesy of the artists.

Review: Open Music Archive, Eileen Simpson and Ben White, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

July 29, 2019 Comments Off on Review: Open Music Archive, Eileen Simpson and Ben White, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

It all changed with the gramophone.

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© Chim↑Pom photo by Leslie Kee. 

Review: A Drunk Pandemic, Manchester International Festival, Victoria Station

July 12, 2019 Comments Off on Review: A Drunk Pandemic, Manchester International Festival, Victoria Station

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.

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Port Sunlight Museum

Meeting Point: Making a difference at Kelham Island Museum

July 9, 2019 Comments Off on Meeting Point: Making a difference at Kelham Island Museum

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.

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Barbara Barbara Nicholls, The Turnpike, Leigh

Art Review: Barbara Nicholls, The Turnpike, Leigh

July 3, 2019 Comments Off on Art Review: Barbara Nicholls, The Turnpike, Leigh

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.

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