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Lantern Festival

Photo Gallery: Lantern Festival lights up the West End of Morecambe

November 11, 2019 No Comments

What better way to celebrate Diwali (and marking the clocks going back and the imminent arrival of the darker nights) than a free Lantern Festival?

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Norman Cornish: The Definitive Collection

October 27, 2019 Comments Off on Norman Cornish: The Definitive Collection

The first major retrospective exhibition of work by the North East artist Norman Cornish is due to take place at The Bowes Museum at Barnard Castle in County Durham. This event will celebrate the centenary of the acclaimed artist’s work and opens almost 100 years to the day of his birth in Spennymoor. Here, the curator Dr Howard Coutts writes about the exhibition for Northern Soul.  

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Photo Gallery: Photo North Festival, Harrogate Convention Centre

October 7, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Photo North Festival, Harrogate Convention Centre

Are you a keen photographer or interested in taking snaps?

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Photo Gallery: The State of Us, The Lowry, Salford

September 30, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: The State of Us, The Lowry, Salford

A new group exhibition exploring the complexities of extreme body modification, deliberately altering of the human anatomy or human physical appearance, is coming to The Lowry in Salford.

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Images by Sean Sutton for Mines Advisory Group (MAG)

Review: Walk Without Fear, Mines Advisory Group, Manchester Central Library

September 26, 2019 Comments Off on Review: Walk Without Fear, Mines Advisory Group, Manchester Central Library

A group of kids are playing with a homemade football, fashioned out of plastic bags.

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

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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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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