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The Creameries

Food Review: The Creameries’ Christmas Menu, Chorlton

Dec 4, 2018 No Comments

Occasionally this job throws up seriously difficult decisions.

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The Lanterns, Chester Zoo

Review: The Lanterns at Chester Zoo

Nov 26, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Lanterns at Chester Zoo

It should be an odd proposition.

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The Snowman

A very Hallé Christmas: it’s the festive season in Manchester with the Hallé Orchestra

Nov 12, 2018 Comments Off on A very Hallé Christmas: it’s the festive season in Manchester with the Hallé Orchestra

When does Christmas begin?

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Northern Brass Bands and Christmas Carols: a Victorian tradition in the 21st century

Dec 19, 2017 Comments Off on Northern Brass Bands and Christmas Carols: a Victorian tradition in the 21st century

As Christmas approaches, the streets are alive with the sound of brass bands playing carols.

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Snow Day by Paul Hunter

The Northern Soul Christmas Poem: Snow Day

Dec 18, 2017 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Christmas Poem: Snow Day

It’s nearly Christmas…and to celebrate Northern Soul‘s Poetry Correspondent Wendy Pratt has written another stunning poem in response to our North Yorkshire Photographer’s Snow Day image.

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Emilio Iannucci & Elizabeth Mary-Williams - The Book of Dragons Photography by Anthony Robling (8)

Review: The Book of Dragons, York Theatre Royal

Dec 18, 2017 Comments Off on Review: The Book of Dragons, York Theatre Royal

Expectation is all, that’s why we buy tickets.

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All Star Lanes, Manchester

Review: Bowling and Christmas Food at All Star Lanes, Manchester

Dec 15, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Bowling and Christmas Food at All Star Lanes, Manchester

“I’ve let my parents down. My son down. In fact, sorry to everyone who knows me.”

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John Barrowman, Dick Wittington, Manchester

Review: Dick Whittington, Manchester Opera House

Dec 14, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Dick Whittington, Manchester Opera House

When I announced to the folks at Northern Soul Towers that I’d never been to a pantomime, they looked at me like I had two heads.

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A Christmas Carol - photo by Richard Davenport

Review: A Christmas Carol, Bolton Octagon

Dec 12, 2017 Comments Off on Review: A Christmas Carol, Bolton Octagon

Knowledge is a burden, don’t you find?

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Ghost Stories, M.R James, The Folio Society

Book Review: Ghost Stories, M.R. James

Dec 9, 2017 Comments Off on Book Review: Ghost Stories, M.R. James

It’s stating the obvious, when reading something written over a century ago, to say that it sounds a bit outdated for the modern day.

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