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Cinderella

Competition: Win tickets to Cinderella, Manchester

December 2, 2015 Comments Off on Competition: Win tickets to Cinderella, Manchester

As the countdown to Christmas begins, this year’s magical family pantomime Cinderella at Manchester Opera House will see national icons Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean swapping their ice skates for hi-tech rollerblades as they make their panto debut as Cinders’ Fairy Godparents.

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The BFG

Review: The BFG, Bolton Octagon

November 24, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The BFG, Bolton Octagon

There’s no two ways about it: in the field of children’s literature, Roald Dahl is, well, a giant.

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Fenwick's Christmas Window Display

Fenwick’s Christmas Window

November 15, 2015 1 Comment

“The boards are up,” my grandma tells me earnestly over the phone. “They’ve started building the Fenwick’s window.”

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Northern Soul

The Northern Soul End of Year Quiz

December 31, 2014 Comments Off on The Northern Soul End of Year Quiz

How’s your Northern knowledge? With just a few hours until 2014 draws to a close, let’s see how much you can recall about the year. No prizes, just a lovely feeling of smugness when you get them all right (answers will be posted on Northern Soul tomorrow). No googling allowed….

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Hansel and Gretel at The Bury Met

Review: Hansel And Gretel at Bury Met

December 17, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Hansel And Gretel at Bury Met

Fairytales are everywhere at the moment – not that they’ve been away – but we’ve become rather obsessed of late.

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Manchester Christmas Markets

In Pictures: Manchester Christmas Markets

December 13, 2014 Comments Off on In Pictures: Manchester Christmas Markets

Northern Soul’s Head Photographer Chris Payne visited the Manchester Christmas Markets.

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Radisson Blu Carols Afternoon Tea

Carols and Cakes: Radisson Blu’s Festive Afternoon Tea

December 11, 2014 Comments Off on Carols and Cakes: Radisson Blu’s Festive Afternoon Tea

You know when a porter opens a door for you that whatever’s behind it is going to be pretty good. Afternoon tea at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel in Manchester is testament to that fact.

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Christmas music

Win tickets to the Hallé’s Christmas Sing-Along

December 9, 2014 Comments Off on Win tickets to the Hallé’s Christmas Sing-Along

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO THE HALLE ORCHESTRA’S CHRISTMAS SING-ALONG

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Christmas music

What’s On in December – Music

December 8, 2014 Comments Off on What’s On in December – Music

Tis the season to party!

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Christmas Markets-Sausages by Chris Payne

You Know You’re Having A Northern Christmas When….

December 25, 2013 Comments Off on You Know You’re Having A Northern Christmas When….

…all this stuff happens.

(Disclaimer: Christmas being what it is, some of these observations apply nationwide)

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