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Exhibition: North Yorkshire Open Studios, North Yorkshire

March 22, 2022 Comments Off on Exhibition: North Yorkshire Open Studios, North Yorkshire

A total of 108 artists, stretching from the Yorkshire coast to the dales, will throw open their studio doors this summer.

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Robert Broad Wakefield Bus Station 3 May 96. Courtesy of the artist

Exhibition: Robert Broad – My North, The Art House, Wakefield

March 18, 2022 Comments Off on Exhibition: Robert Broad – My North, The Art House, Wakefield

The Art House in Wakefield has announced its 2022 artistic programme featuring a range of exhibitions that will explore important social issues alongside major residencies, artist support programmes, and new site-specific commissions.

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Joseph M. Turner RA (1775-1851), Dinant sur Meuse, 1839, Laing Art Gallery

Exhibition: Liquid Light – Painting in Watercolours, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle

March 11, 2022 Comments Off on Exhibition: Liquid Light – Painting in Watercolours, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle

Liquid Light: Painting on Watercolours, a new exhibition at Newcastle’s Laing Art Gallery, will celebrate the rich quality and variety of the gallery’s watercolour collection.

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shortlist announced for the Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2022

Media Sponsor: Northern Soul – Shortlist announced for the Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2022

March 11, 2022 Comments Off on Media Sponsor: Northern Soul – Shortlist announced for the Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2022

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

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Benny Valentina Mamuini

The Lost Happy Endings: former refugee Benedicta Valentina Mamuini takes lead role at Theatre Royal, Newcastle

March 10, 2022 Comments Off on The Lost Happy Endings: former refugee Benedicta Valentina Mamuini takes lead role at Theatre Royal, Newcastle

A dancer who came to Newcastle upon Tyne as a six-year-old refugee from Angola is to star in a homecoming performance at the city’s Theatre Royal later this month.

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Main image: Striped evening dress. Bronte Parsonage Museum. Image credit: Simon Warner. 

Exhibition: Defying Expectations, Brontë Parsonage Museum

March 9, 2022 Comments Off on Exhibition: Defying Expectations, Brontë Parsonage Museum

Charlotte Brontë is an icon to many for her writing. But a new exhibition at the Brontë Parsonage Museum is set to focus on another aspect of Charlotte’s life.

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Exhibition: Time Will Tell, Not Quite Light, The Modernist, Manchester

March 4, 2022 Comments Off on Exhibition: Time Will Tell, Not Quite Light, The Modernist, Manchester

A new exhibition exploring the evolving areas either side of the inner ring road that encircles Manchester city centre and parts of Salford is at The Modernist in Manchester.

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You'll Come Around by Rowan Bridgwood

Exhibition: International Women’s Day Textile Art Exhibition, MCR Sew Social

March 4, 2022 Comments Off on Exhibition: International Women’s Day Textile Art Exhibition, MCR Sew Social

MCR Sew Social is hosting an upcoming online exhibition for women artists and textile makers based in Greater Manchester in celebration of International Women’s Day.

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Gina Shaw and Graham Gavin take a virtual trip on the Liverpool Overhead Railway. Picture by Gareth Jones

“Museums are experts at recording and caring for people’s memories.” Carol Rogers, Director of House of Memories, National Museums Liverpool

February 16, 2022 Comments Off on “Museums are experts at recording and caring for people’s memories.” Carol Rogers, Director of House of Memories, National Museums Liverpool

House of Memories is an award-winning dementia awareness programme created by National Museums Liverpool.

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The Shambolics. Image credit: Lewis Baillie.

“We formed a band at the right time.” Northern Soul talks to Shambolics

February 1, 2022 Comments Off on “We formed a band at the right time.” Northern Soul talks to Shambolics

It’s no secret that the Scottish indie scene has soared in popularity over the past few years.

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