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Northern Soul’s Best Reads of 2016

January 13, 2017 Comments Off on Northern Soul’s Best Reads of 2016

There’s little doubt that 2016 was tumultuous, what with Brexit, Trump and the passing of all those lovely celebs. But it was also a cracking year for literature. 

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Back to Black: World Black Pudding Throwing Championships 2016

September 21, 2016 Comments Off on Back to Black: World Black Pudding Throwing Championships 2016

As another season of sporting achievement draws to a close, we Brits can look back at the Olympics, the Paralympics and Wimbledon with a sense of pride and achievement. But there’s one other competition, held at the tail end of the summer, that eclipses all of the above for importance. I speak, of course, of the World Black Pudding Throwing Championships.

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Sara Pascoe

What’s On in June: Comedy in Manchester

June 1, 2016 Comments Off on What’s On in June: Comedy in Manchester

As the weather heats up, live comedy usually drifts away on holiday or into festival tents – not in Manchester though.

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Russell Kane

What’s On in May: Comedy

April 29, 2016 Comments Off on What’s On in May: Comedy

Ah the lovely month of May. Month of maypoles and burning virgins in Wicker Men. Or is that November? Anyway get your laughing chops round this little lot.

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Joe Lycett

What’s On in April: Comedy

April 1, 2016 Comments Off on What’s On in April: Comedy

There’s no big eggstravaganza (sorry) for April this year but there is plenty of comedy in Manchester. Knock yourself out with this eggsciting (I just can’t help myself) lot.

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Mark Watson

What’s On in March: Comedy

March 3, 2016 Comments Off on What’s On in March: Comedy

It’s the time of year when we emerge from under two duvets and three blankets, look outside and say ‘I don’t remember planting those bulbs there’. Yes, it’s Spring everyone!

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