Articles relating to: HOME
Last year, when David Agnew opted to move the English Folk Expo and its public-facing concerts to central Manchester after several years based around Bury Met, there was a certain amount of discreet breath-holding as to whether its delicate balance of intimacy with a worldwide mission to spotlight English music and artists could work as well in this new context, right in the vibrant heart of the city and spread around several venues.Read the full story..
When the best-selling crime writer Ian Rankin brings his Investigating Murder: An Evening with Ian Rankin to Manchester’s HOME, the intention, he says, is not simply to talk about his new book In A House Of Lies (incidentally, one of the best thrillers of the year if you ask me) then sign some copies.Read the full story..
Win a pair of tickets to a special preview of BLACKkKLANSMAN with live-by-satellite Q&A with Spike Lee
Win a pair of tickets to a special preview of BLACKkKLANSMAN with live-by-satellite Q&A with Spike Lee.Read the full story..
The startling, powerful and often bleak Oldham-set debut film by Dan Kokotajlo, a Tameside-born director, explores the fall-out of renouncing a family religion and motherhood.Read the full story..
In recent years, the music documentary seems to have come into its own, germinating out between the paving stone formula of talking head hindsight and nostalgia, proliferating like weeds of unexpected empathy and wasteland beauty.Read the full story..
It’s now a cliché that each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.Read the full story..
Review: Sex and the City – The world according to #WokeCharlotte, Pilot Light TV Festival, Manchester
When I was in my early 20s I loved the TV show Sex and the City.Read the full story..
Now in its third year, Pilot Light TV Festival continues to offer discerning diversions to those whose passion for the potential of the medium remains devout.Read the full story..
Christopher Eccleston has recently been described as a ‘northern powerhouse’.Read the full story..
The lights dim against the Mexican-themed backdrop on the stage. The accordion is briefly tinkled with and I see the eyes of many dart about like ships lost at sea.Read the full story..
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The secret is out. This year’s Northern Soul of the Year is @getnorth2018. A massive congratulations to all involved with this is remarkable event which really bought the North alive #NSawards18 pic.twitter.com/cmAbc1QpXL
There’s no shortage of great venues in the North West but we’re particularly excited to announce that the winner of Venue of the Year is Waterside. We’ve been loving everything you do this year. A thoroughly deserving winner @WatersideArts #NSawards18 pic.twitter.com/YyD51jeiBI
Northern Writer of the Year was such a strong category with so many fantastic entries and our judges thought that one in particular deserved a special mention. So, lovely @lyndseyskinner here’s a huge shout out just for you #NSawards18