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L-R Kirsty Holtby, Simon Hedges, Andrew Clay in Scarborough Art Gallery ©Tony Bartholomew

Reinventing Scarborough’s cultural offering

May 19, 2019 No Comments

Scarborough’s Crescent is at the heart of the town’s cultural quarter, the location for its historic Art Gallery and creative centre Woodend. A short walk through the surrounding gardens takes you to one of the world’s earliest purpose-built museums, the iconic circular Rotunda. It completes a trio of buildings overseen by a new team which has big ideas for the North Yorkshire’s town’s cultural scene – starting with a new exhibition of work by leading contemporary British artist, Annabel McCourt.

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Tom Hughes and Dean Brocklehurst, The Talleyrand

“We’d like to make history.” The Talleyrand, Levenshulme, Manchester

May 17, 2019 No Comments

Levenshulme is rising. To say it is gentrifying is perhaps too strong but it’s certainly becoming bohemian.

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Photo Gallery: Susie MacMurray, Gathering, Tatton Park

May 8, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Susie MacMurray, Gathering, Tatton Park

Does walking into a fairy tale sound right up your street?

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Auto-Destruct images from Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop. Photograph copyright Paul Tucker.

Photo Gallery: Auto – Destruct, Cross Lane Projects, Kendal

May 4, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Auto – Destruct, Cross Lane Projects, Kendal

Fancy checking out an art exhibition in a former Kendal Mint Cake factory? Of course you do.

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Photo Gallery: Two Minds – Art Exhibition and Print Sale, Whitworth Locke, Manchester

April 29, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Two Minds – Art Exhibition and Print Sale, Whitworth Locke, Manchester

Did you know that one in four people will experience a mental health problem in any given year?

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Peter Aitchison, Beaded Man

Photo Gallery: Peter Aitchison at Gateway Gallery, Hale

April 22, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Peter Aitchison at Gateway Gallery, Hale

Ah, the 90s.

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Julian Bovis (foreground) Nigel Durkan (behind counter) by Carl Gibson

Art, heritage and looking to the future: the Weavers Factory opens in Uppermill

April 17, 2019 Comments Off on Art, heritage and looking to the future: the Weavers Factory opens in Uppermill

Accomplishment isn’t a steady set of milestones for those committed to a life in art.

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Banksy, Football Terrorist 2001 Spray enamel paint on wood Image courtesy Andipa London © The Artist

Review: Football Is Art, National Football Museum, Manchester

April 13, 2019 Comments Off on Review: Football Is Art, National Football Museum, Manchester

Up front you’ve got the prolific yet elusive Banksy alongside striking partner Pablo ‘Bend It Like’ Picasso.

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Six year old Hussein accidently wandered into a minefield going to pick wild asparagus. Miraculously he made it out alive by retracing his steps. Credit Sean Sutton.

Photo gallery: Photographer Sean Sutton’s work for landmine charity MAG

April 8, 2019 Comments Off on Photo gallery: Photographer Sean Sutton’s work for landmine charity MAG

On International Landmine Awareness Day (April 4), landmine clearance charity Mines Advisory Group (MAG), which has its international HQ in Manchester, launched a Home Safe Home fundraising appeal to help families affected by landmines and unexploded bombs across the Middle East.

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Chris Rhodes, Sweet Debris

Photo Gallery: Sweet Debris, Waterside, Sale

April 8, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Sweet Debris, Waterside, Sale

Sweet Debris is a group exhibition featuring new and existing photographs and objects by four rising early career artists whose work searches for meaning and beauty among the detritus of modern life.

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