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Liverpool Gay Pride 2013 copyright Paul Jamieson

The Pride of Liverpool

August 20, 2013 Comments Off on The Pride of Liverpool

Northern Soul visited Liverpool’s Gay Pride earlier this month. Paul Jamieson was there to record it.

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Art Everywhere, Matthew J Graham, copyright 2013

Art for Everyone?

August 17, 2013 Comments Off on Art for Everyone?

There’s a good chance that sometime during the next week you will encounter something beautiful at a bus stop. That may be a fervent wish harboured by all of us as we wait for the number 7, but in this case it might just be true: Art Everywhere has finally arrived.

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Laura Pannack - naturists

The Naked Truth

August 5, 2013 Comments Off on The Naked Truth

Naturism is much like any other hobby expect trainspotters and Goths don’t let it all hang out.

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Pushing The Boat Out at The Whitworth

July 8, 2013 Comments Off on Pushing The Boat Out at The Whitworth

There’s nothing quite like having an international festival on your doorstep to make you feel a bit of national importance.There’s even people up from London for Christ’s sake, people who’ve got on a train to get here and everything!

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Art for All: Thomas Horsfall’s Gift to Manchester

July 4, 2013 Comments Off on Art for All: Thomas Horsfall’s Gift to Manchester

Once upon a Victorian time, Manchester was a city of cotton mills.

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Effie Gray

Yours Sincerely, Effie Gray

June 29, 2013 Comments Off on Yours Sincerely, Effie Gray

An exhibition and conference at a literary gem in Manchester is this weekend exploring the life of Effie Gray through her letters.

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Danger Mouse

That’s Where Danger Mouse Lives, That Is

June 29, 2013 Comments Off on That’s Where Danger Mouse Lives, That Is

Some experiences simply make you smile. If you’re lucky that smile won’t have been raised at someone else’s expense or require cynicism or guile to be unlocked.

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Environmental Photographer of the Year - 2013 exhibition

Environmental Photographer of the Year Exhibition, Cumbria

June 19, 2013 Comments Off on Environmental Photographer of the Year Exhibition, Cumbria

If you want to see some moving, environmentally-conscious, high-quality photography, the Environmental Photographer of the Year 2013 exhibition is for you.

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North Wales Holiday Photos

North Wales Holiday Photos at The Font, Chorlton

May 18, 2013 Comments Off on North Wales Holiday Photos at The Font, Chorlton

As an inner-city Mancunian child of the 70s, the end of the school year meant three things to me: no homework for a couple of months, getting shouted at for popping tar bubbles in the street and the annual pilgrimage to North Wales.

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The Ultimate Form

The Ultimate Form at The Hepworth, Wakefield

May 16, 2013 Comments Off on The Ultimate Form at The Hepworth, Wakefield

I couldn’t make the actual performance of Linder Sterling’s The Ultimate Form at The Hepworth in Wakefield last Saturday as my daughter was making her debut at a professional theatre in our home town, some distance away.

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