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Music Review: Parklife, Heaton Park, Manchester

June 13, 2019 Comments Off on Music Review: Parklife, Heaton Park, Manchester

The first time I went to Parklife I was 16-years-old.

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“There’s so much upside-down news that you think, how have we got to this place?” Billy Bragg talks to Northern Soul

August 22, 2018 Comments Off on “There’s so much upside-down news that you think, how have we got to this place?” Billy Bragg talks to Northern Soul

When I learned that Billy Bragg had agreed to be interviewed by Northern Soul, I spent some considerable time working up the courage to ask him one question: is it wrong to wish on space hardware? 

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Review: The Slow Readers Club, Albert Hall, Manchester

November 30, 2017 Comments Off on Review: The Slow Readers Club, Albert Hall, Manchester

“Readers! Readers! Readers!” chanted a legion of rafter-shaking music fans at Manchester’s Albert Hall, a former Methodist hall and chapel just down the road from the city’s Central Library.

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What’s on in January: Comedy in Manchester

January 5, 2017 Comments Off on What’s on in January: Comedy in Manchester

It’s the month of the year when we need comedy the most. So, scrape together the pennies – try down the back of the sofa – and get out to see this lot. Comedy in Manchester doesn’t stop for any month, not even grumpy January.

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Mysterious Girl: Toyah talks to Northern Soul

December 3, 2016 Comments Off on Mysterious Girl: Toyah talks to Northern Soul

“There is a mindset when it comes to competitive combat and I think I might have that.” 

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What’s on in December: Comedy in Manchester

December 2, 2016 Comments Off on What’s on in December: Comedy in Manchester

Father Christmas and his ho ho ho isn’t the only funny bugger about this month.

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What’s on in November: Comedy in Manchester

November 3, 2016 Comments Off on What’s on in November: Comedy in Manchester

Bare trees, the whiff of sulphur and wood smoke. But November isn’t just about nudey nature and burning Catholic effigies, there’s a truckload of comedy this month.

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What’s on in October: Comedy in Manchester

September 30, 2016 Comments Off on What’s on in October: Comedy in Manchester

Blimey, there’s a huge amount of comedy about this month.

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What’s On in August: Comedy in Manchester

August 6, 2016 Comments Off on What’s On in August: Comedy in Manchester

Half of Manchester may well be currently in Scotland hawking their jokes at TV execs and shivering punters at the Edinburgh Fringe, but the Manchester comedy scene is still here, slightly diminished but still ruddy healthy.

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What’s on in July: Comedy in Manchester

July 2, 2016 Comments Off on What’s on in July: Comedy in Manchester

Round about now, the arts scene generally starts to wind down for the summer – but not the comedy.

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