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Author: Helen Nugent

LIFE, an exhibition by photographer Zoë Law at Salford’s The Lowry

Photo Gallery: LIFE by Zoë Law, The Lowry, Salford

April 15, 2019 No Comments

Focusing on 21 people living with cancer, LIFE, an exhibition of portraits by photographer Zoë Law, seeks to raise awareness of the cancer support charity Maggie’s and highlight the support needed for people with cancer, their friends and family.

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You Brought Your Own Light, Allie Crewe

Photo Gallery: You Brought Your Own Light, Allie Crewe

April 15, 2019 No Comments

In the summer of 2018, Manchester-based photographer Allie Crewe announced her first solo exhibition of photographic portraits, sponsored by Sparkle (the national transgender charity).

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Six year old Hussein accidently wandered into a minefield going to pick wild asparagus. Miraculously he made it out alive by retracing his steps. Credit Sean Sutton.

Photo gallery: Photographer Sean Sutton’s work for landmine charity MAG

April 8, 2019 No Comments

On International Landmine Awareness Day (April 4), landmine clearance charity Mines Advisory Group (MAG), which has its international HQ in Manchester, launched a Home Safe Home fundraising appeal to help families affected by landmines and unexploded bombs across the Middle East.

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Chris Rhodes, Sweet Debris

Photo Gallery: Sweet Debris, Waterside, Sale

April 8, 2019 No Comments

Sweet Debris is a group exhibition featuring new and existing photographs and objects by four rising early career artists whose work searches for meaning and beauty among the detritus of modern life.

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Chill Factore

Win snowboard and ski lessons for the whole family and enjoy a cool Easter at Chill Factore

April 1, 2019 Comments Off on Win snowboard and ski lessons for the whole family and enjoy a cool Easter at Chill Factore

Win snowboard and ski lessons for the whole family and enjoy a cool Easter at Chill Factore.

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Boys on Fence © Norman Cornish Estate. To be shown at Norman Cornish – A Slice of Life, at the Mining Art Gallery, Bishop Auckland.

Picture Gallery: Norman Cornish Centenary Celebrations 2019

March 27, 2019 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: Norman Cornish Centenary Celebrations 2019

Norman Cornish was one of the most famous artists to emerge from the North East of England in the 20th century and became one of the most celebrated British artists of his time.

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Icarus

Win a pair of tickets to see Icarus at Manchester’s Deaf Institute

March 25, 2019 Comments Off on Win a pair of tickets to see Icarus at Manchester’s Deaf Institute

2018 provided the biggest moment of Icarus’s career to date.

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Food Review: 20 Stories, Manchester

March 24, 2019 Comments Off on Food Review: 20 Stories, Manchester

“We need to go outside.”

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Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2019

Shortlist announced for the Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2019

March 23, 2019 Comments Off on Shortlist announced for the Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2019

We’re delighted to have teamed up with Comma Press and the University of Central Lancashire as Media Partner for the second annual Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction.

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Photo Gallery: The Slow Readers Club, Fibbers, York

March 18, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: The Slow Readers Club, Fibbers, York

Northern Soul‘s Marc McGarraghy sees The Slow Readers Club at Fibbers in York and takes some brilliant images.

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