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Author: Helen Nugent

Dancing Cranes - Mary Yazhari-1

Picture Gallery: The Printmakers Council 1992-2019, Scarborough Art Gallery

February 3, 2020 No Comments

Calling all art lovers…

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Jaisalmer Indian Craft Gin

Win a bottle of Jaisalmer Indian Craft Gin

February 3, 2020 No Comments

Win a bottle of Jaisalmer Indian Craft Gin. 

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Chinese New Year, Carl Sukonik

Photo Gallery: The Year of the Rat – Chinese New Year in Manchester

February 3, 2020 No Comments

Thanks to recent events, ringing in the new decade with positivity, enthusiasm and fireworks seems like a lifetime ago.

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View of the Tyne Bridge from the High Level Bridge, 6 March 1928, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

Photo Gallery: the North East, Tyne & Wear Archives

January 29, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: the North East, Tyne & Wear Archives

Located in the Discovery Museum in the heart of Newcastle, Tyne & Wear Archives is home to thousands of documents, housed on 14km of shelving, relating to the five local districts of Newcastle, Sunderland, Gateshead, North Tyneside and South Tyneside.

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Manchester Open Exhibition, HOME

Photo Gallery: Manchester Open Exhibition 2020, HOME

January 27, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Manchester Open Exhibition 2020, HOME

The folks over at HOME in Manchester have launched the Manchester Open Exhibition, a major open-entry art show celebrating the creative talent of Greater Manchester residents.

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Bird’s Nest From the series Soup

Photo Gallery: Our Plastic Ocean by Mandy Barker, Waterside, Sale

January 27, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Our Plastic Ocean by Mandy Barker, Waterside, Sale

Eight million tonnes of plastic end up in the world’s oceans every year. If these trends continue, our oceans could contain more plastic than fish by 2050.

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Love of Leeds

Photo Gallery: Love of Leeds

January 20, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Love of Leeds

A new photographic project aims to capture the life of Leeds in a stunning year-long photo essay.

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Moody Blues, 2019

Photo Gallery: Forget Me Not, pARTners, The Exchange, North Tyneside

January 20, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Forget Me Not, pARTners, The Exchange, North Tyneside

Forget Me Not, a new exhibition at The Exchange in North Shields, will showcase the work of pARTners which provides art classes for people living with dementia in North Tyneside.

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The spirit of the north: actress Holliday Grainger talks to Northern Soul

January 18, 2020 Comments Off on The spirit of the north: actress Holliday Grainger talks to Northern Soul

It’s not all about the glamour when you’re a famous actress, as I find out when I chat to Holliday Grainger. “I was in Mauritius yesterday and now I’m in Blackburn,” she tells me.

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Brussels ginnel by Jack Stocker1

Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels…

January 13, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels…

We love a good ginnel at Northern SoulBut, depending on where you’re from, there are all sorts of words for what essentially amounts to an alleyway, including jennel, snicket, vennel, gennel, jitty, jetty and our favourite…a weind.

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