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Author: Fran Yeoman

Review: The Monster Halloween Ball, Sefton Park Palm House, Liverpool

October 27, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Monster Halloween Ball, Sefton Park Palm House, Liverpool

There is very little not to like about a three-year-old dressed as a witch doing the Time Warp.

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Theatre Review: The Animals and Children Took to the Streets, Liverpool Playhouse

October 22, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: The Animals and Children Took to the Streets, Liverpool Playhouse

It is barely 70 minutes long and its constituent parts are a trio of women with white-painted faces, an unseen piano and some cartoons.

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Disney on Ice

Review: Disney on Ice, Manchester Arena

October 17, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Disney on Ice, Manchester Arena

The mission was simple: survive.

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Theatre Review: Persuasion, Liverpool Playhouse

October 11, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Persuasion, Liverpool Playhouse

I think that my plus one said it best: “perfectly pleasant”.

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Review: Liverpool Giants

October 8, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Liverpool Giants

And so au revoir, at last, to the Giants.

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Review: Just So Festival, Rode Hall, Cheshire

August 23, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Just So Festival, Rode Hall, Cheshire

Where to start. This is the hardest of reviews to write because I really don’t know what to tell you about the weekend we’ve just had.

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Review: CBBC Summer Social, Croxteth Country Park, Liverpool

August 7, 2018 Comments Off on Review: CBBC Summer Social, Croxteth Country Park, Liverpool

In the build-up to CBBC’s inaugural three-day Summer Social at Croxteth Country Park, much of the chatter on the local parental grapevine was about one subject: cost.

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Salt House Tapas

Food Review: Salt House Tapas, Liverpool

July 2, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Salt House Tapas, Liverpool

“Tapas is all about context.”

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Review: The Big I Am, Everyman, Liverpool

June 21, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Big I Am, Everyman, Liverpool

The Big I Am ends with an over-long musing about death and the non-existence of God.

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Alma De Cuba

Food Review: Alma de Cuba, Liverpool

May 31, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: Alma de Cuba, Liverpool

When I told friends that my husband and I were heading for dinner at Alma de Cuba, more than one of them said, in effect, “why?”

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