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oppies: Wave outside IWM North by Artist Paul Cummins and Designer Tom Piper.Photographed 7th September 2018.

Review: Wave, Imperial War Museum North, Trafford

September 17, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Wave, Imperial War Museum North, Trafford

Ah ceramic poppies, you never fail to disappoint.

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Playing for a Draw, National Football Museum, Manchester

Review: Playing For A Draw, National Football Museum, Manchester

July 24, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Playing For A Draw, National Football Museum, Manchester

A minnow with ambitions.

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Lest We Forget, Imperial War Museum North

Lest We Forget? IWM North stages exhibition exploring how First World War shaped society

July 23, 2018 Comments Off on Lest We Forget? IWM North stages exhibition exploring how First World War shaped society

Lest We Forget? Imperial War Museum North stages exhibition exploring how the First World War has shaped society. 

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Review: Mary Shelley – The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein, Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere

May 14, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Mary Shelley – The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein, Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere

Her mother, the pioneer radical and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, died after giving birth to her and young Mary Godwin grew up having to pass the room she died in every day.

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Syria: A Conflict Explored. General view of Syria: Story of a Conflict

Review: Syria: A Conflict Explored, Imperial War Musuem North

February 16, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Syria: A Conflict Explored, Imperial War Musuem North

It’s unusual to go more than a few days without hearing about the war in Syria, either in the news or as part of an appeal for humanitarian assistance.

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Adventures In Egypt, The Atkinson

Adventures in Egypt: The Atkinson’s Egyptologist Tom Hardwick talks to Northern Soul

January 18, 2018 Comments Off on Adventures in Egypt: The Atkinson’s Egyptologist Tom Hardwick talks to Northern Soul

Ask someone this: what is the first thing that enters their mind when someone mentions women in the Victorian era?

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Bittersweet, The Portico Library

Review: Bittersweet: Legacies of Slavery and Abolition in Manchester, Portico Library

September 20, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Bittersweet: Legacies of Slavery and Abolition in Manchester, Portico Library

Bittersweet, the latest exhibition from The Portico Library, looks at the abolitionists and pro-slavery advocates in Manchester and the discussions that were taking place at the time.

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Review: The Reformation, John Rylands Library, Manchester

September 11, 2017 Comments Off on Review: The Reformation, John Rylands Library, Manchester

“So, what exactly is the Reformation?” asks one of my fellow journalists at the press preview of John Rylands Library’s new exhibition. There’s a pause from our guide that suggests this is not a new question.

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Phil Neville

“There’s more to life than football” Northern Soul meets Phil Neville at Cafe Football

July 4, 2017 Comments Off on “There’s more to life than football” Northern Soul meets Phil Neville at Cafe Football

Hotel Football and its new sibling Cafe Football are a marketing executive’s dream: a hospitality project backed by real life legendary Manchester footballers with football in the title and football memorabilia. 

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Naomi Kashiwagi at John Rylands Library for Manchester After Hours by Ben Williams - Copy

One night, one city-wide social: Northern Soul experiences Manchester After Hours

June 6, 2017 Comments Off on One night, one city-wide social: Northern Soul experiences Manchester After Hours

It’s Thursday night and I’m taking myself out on the town.

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