Author: Helen Nugent
The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra recently performed a free concert at Sefton Park, conducted by Vasily Petrenko. The event was part of The Liverpool International Music Festival. Paul Jamieson was there.Read the full story..
By AK Nawaz
Heard the one about the easily fatigued detective unable to outpace crooks during Ramadan? What about the drug boss who breaks off torturing his victims for midday prayer?Read the full story..
‘Experience Manhattan in the heart of Spinningfields‘. So says Neighbourhood, a restaurant and bar opened in Manchester by the same people who brought BBQ specialists Southern Eleven to the city. Could they pull it off?Read the full story..
It’s not so long ago that a culinary night out in Manchester was a toss up between a random pizza joint and a Chinese banquet. But things have moved on, so much so that the city holds its breath over the first restaurant to be awarded a Michelin star.Read the full story..
I had the chance to see The xx some years back when they weren’t very famous and it was easy to get a spot near the stage. It was at the Latitude Festival in Suffolk, one of the loveliest, most laid-back music weekends I’ve ever had the good fortune to attend. But I didn’t see the band.Read the full story..
For months after I read Sebastian Faulks’ novel Birdsong, I was haunted by feelings of claustrophobia. His retelling of the horrors experienced by the tunnellers during the First World War stayed with me to the extent that I have never felt ready to re-read the book.Read the full story..
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