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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.Read the full story..
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.Read the full story..
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.Read the full story..
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.Read the full story..
“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.Read the full story..
It’s no secret that the Scottish indie scene has soared in popularity over the past few years.Read the full story..
Less than a year after reopening, The Whitaker in Rossendale continues to showcase the best emerging and established contemporary artists locally, nationally and internationally in its visual arts programme.Read the full story..
A new retrospective exhibition, Northern Lights – New Light, a 10-year retrospective, will be unveiled at Saul Hay Gallery in Manchester on March 26, 2022.Read the full story..
Last year, I used to come home to the North. This year I’m working in London mostly, and I miss it.Read the full story..
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