Northern Soul

Author: Harry Kretchmer

A cartoon from the museum's exhibition

Degenerate Music at the Manchester Jewish Museum

February 5, 2016 Comments Off on Degenerate Music at the Manchester Jewish Museum

Like many people I have, as they say, a bit of Jewish blood in me. As such, I’ve grown increasingly curious about this part of my heritage.

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Afternoon Tea at the Sculpture Hall Café

Review: Afternoon Tea at the Sculpture Hall Café, Manchester

October 22, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Afternoon Tea at the Sculpture Hall Café, Manchester

It is a fine city indeed where Vimto mousse mixes with Sir Charles Hallé, Britain’s first nuclear free zone and an infamous sponge cake.

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Manchester Contemporary

Review: The Manchester Contemporary and Buy Art Fair

September 26, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Manchester Contemporary and Buy Art Fair

Artists are not famous for being good with money. But as most rely on selling you stuff they can’t be strangers to the laws of the market either.

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Simon Roberts, Brokers with hands on their faces, 2007 – 2011 (Digital collage)

Review: Show Me the Money, People’s History Museum

July 14, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Show Me the Money, People’s History Museum

‘O Vanity of Age’ – the first line under the first plate of A Rake’s Progress, Hogarth’s genre-defining etchings – kicks off Show Me the Money.

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