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Ash Howland Davenport - Dancers in Orange. Baronquilla Festival, Colombia.

Gallery: One foot in the cradle, M I L K at House of Blah Blah, Exchange House, Middlesbrough

November 6, 2017 Comments Off on Gallery: One foot in the cradle, M I L K at House of Blah Blah, Exchange House, Middlesbrough

For the second show at House of Blah Blah, M I L K present One foot in the cradle, guest-curated by Ash Howland-Davenport and Matt Wilkinson.

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Comics Laureate appointment announced. Charlie Adlard, creator of The Walking Dead comics is announced as the new Comic Laureate at Kendal International Comic Arts Festival in Kendal. Friday 14th October 2016. HARRY ATKINSON

“DC or Marvel?” Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard talks to Northern Soul

November 1, 2017 Comments Off on “DC or Marvel?” Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard talks to Northern Soul

“Believe it or not, I’ve only ever watched up to season four of The Walking Dead,” Charlie Adlard admits to Northern Soul.

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ANALOGUE PROJECTION LAB by Fossil Optical on The Armory & The Rock Enlighten Bury 2017 Photo Jane Sayers_4

Photo Gallery: ENLIGHTEN Bury – Festival of Light and Sound

October 30, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: ENLIGHTEN Bury – Festival of Light and Sound

Arts producers Curated Place partnered with Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre to develop ENLIGHTEN Bury, a new sound and light festival that took place over two nights, reinventing the experience of Light Night into a high quality public art installation trail alongside an international music programme.

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Andrew McConville

Marijuana grower becomes professional horticulturalist: Northern Soul chats to Hidden Tales in Rochdale

October 23, 2017 Comments Off on Marijuana grower becomes professional horticulturalist: Northern Soul chats to Hidden Tales in Rochdale

Author Phillip Pullman said that “after nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world”.

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Leeds Art Gallery exterior, image courtesy Leeds Museums and Galleries

Leeds Art Gallery: Northern Soul has a sneak preview before it reopens to the public

October 9, 2017 Comments Off on Leeds Art Gallery: Northern Soul has a sneak preview before it reopens to the public

I’m looking at a piece of contemporary sculpture.

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Wall Explosion II 1965 by Roy Lichtenstein on display in ARTIST ROOMS: Roy Lichtenstein in Focus, © Tate Liverpool, Roger Sinek

Review: Roy Lichtenstein in Focus, Tate Liverpool

October 8, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Roy Lichtenstein in Focus, Tate Liverpool

A long time ago (the late 1970s) in a galaxy far, far away (Sheffield), I had a number of talismanic images on my bedroom wall.

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Benedict and Dominika Tomczyk-Bowen, image by Hazel Gibson

Bi-polar unicorns and claustrophobic clowns: Northern Soul attends Thought Bubble in Leeds

October 7, 2017 Comments Off on Bi-polar unicorns and claustrophobic clowns: Northern Soul attends Thought Bubble in Leeds

Picture this. It’s your first day at a new school. You’re a bit scared but you have an imagination the size of a meteor and loads of great ideas to make and draw worlds you want to share with your new pals.

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Walking to the pit with train, Norman Cornish

Painting the North: Cornish at Castlegate, Castlegate House Gallery, Cockermouth

October 2, 2017 Comments Off on Painting the North: Cornish at Castlegate, Castlegate House Gallery, Cockermouth

In the eighth instalment of Painting the North, Ant Cosgrove, the man behind The Northern Art Page on Facebook, shares striking works of art, sketches and drawings from around The North of England.

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Photo Gallery: Savage Ink -The Cartoon & The Caricature, People’s History Museum, Manchester

September 11, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Savage Ink -The Cartoon & The Caricature, People’s History Museum, Manchester

Savage Ink looks at the development of the cartoon as an important form of visual protest and its often cruel and controversial imagery.

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Crossings, by Shaun Smyth

Painting the North – Crossings: Constructing the Mersey Gateway Paintings, Shaun Smyth, Catalyst Museum, Widnes

September 7, 2017 Comments Off on Painting the North – Crossings: Constructing the Mersey Gateway Paintings, Shaun Smyth, Catalyst Museum, Widnes

In the seventh instalment of Painting the North, Ant Cosgrove, the man behind The Northern Art Page on Facebook, shares striking works of art, sketches and drawings from around The North of England.

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