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Author: Helen Nugent

Summer 1929.32, Thomas Martine Ronaldson © Manchester Art Gallery, Bridgeman Images NEXTGEN GALLERY EDITDELETE

Picture Gallery: Art Deco by the Sea, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle

September 28, 2020 No Comments

Longing for a holiday by the sea?

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Review: LEGOLAND, Trafford Centre, Manchester

September 23, 2020 No Comments

It’s four years since I last took my niece to LEGOLAND at Manchester’s Trafford Centre.

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Wellbeing activities at Back on Track

Good News in Focus: Back on Track Manchester

September 23, 2020 No Comments

Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are continuing our partnership to share good news stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Amira Taha, Still I Rise by Allie Crewe.

Photo Gallery: Still I Rise by Allie Crewe, an NHS project to celebrate Black History Month

September 21, 2020 No Comments

In recognition of Black History Month 2020 (October 1-31), NHS health and care partners in Salford have commissioned award-winning, Manchester-based artist Allie Crewe to develop a pop-up photography exhibition.

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Joanna Whittle, Sorrowing Cloth

Picture Gallery: New Light Prize Exhibition winners

September 21, 2020 No Comments

A tiny oil-on-copper painting of a tent has won a leading art prize open to artists across the North.

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The People's Republic of Mancunia

The People’s Republic of Mancunia

September 19, 2020 No Comments

What springs to mind when you think of Manchester? Do you walk the city and wish you could put what you’re experiencing into words?

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Sally MacDonald, Director of the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester in front of the Baby Computer.

“Science has never been more relevant.” Sally MacDonald, director of the Science and Industry Museum, Manchester

September 15, 2020 Comments Off on “Science has never been more relevant.” Sally MacDonald, director of the Science and Industry Museum, Manchester

It’s almost exactly six years since I became director of the Science and Industry Museum. 

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Trivial Pursuits: The English at Play by Orlando Gili is published by Hoxton Mini Press

Book Review: Trivial Pursuits – The English at Play by Orlando Gili

September 15, 2020 Comments Off on Book Review: Trivial Pursuits – The English at Play by Orlando Gili

Life may not be all that harmonious at the moment, but what binds us together is our unique eccentricity. Nowhere is this better demonstrated than when we’re at leisure with all of our strange customs. 

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Good News in Focus: Lend a Hand in Horwich

September 14, 2020 Comments Off on Good News in Focus: Lend a Hand in Horwich

Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are continuing our partnership to share good new stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England during the COVID-19 crisis. As the country begins to loosen lockdown restrictions, we’re talking to Northerners doing excellent work across the region.

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Photo Gallery: a new book of transgender portraits by photographer Allie Crewe

September 4, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: a new book of transgender portraits by photographer Allie Crewe

A book of transgender portraiture showcasing the work of award-winning photographer Allie Crewe has been published by Axis Projects Publishing.

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