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Theatre Review: Death of a Salesman, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Oct 17, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Death of a Salesman, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Written in 1949, Death of a Salesman remains as relevant and fresh as ever.

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Peter Hook & The Light at The Ritz, Manchester

Peter Hook talks to Northern Soul

Sep 19, 2018 Comments Off on Peter Hook talks to Northern Soul

On the back of the recent successful ‘in conversation’ event with Clint Boon and Mike Joyce at Salford Lads Club, up next to the podium are music legends Peter Hook and Mani.

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Relaxation room, The Spa, The Midland Hotel

Review: The Spa, The Midland, Manchester

Sep 4, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Spa, The Midland, Manchester

I absolutely adore a massage. Lying comatose on a heated bed with a shed load of essential oils being kneaded into my face and body is my idea of heaven.

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Breastfeeding advert, Lunya

The Manchester restaurant tackling the stigma of breastfeeding in public

Aug 9, 2018 Comments Off on The Manchester restaurant tackling the stigma of breastfeeding in public

Breastfeeding. It’s always been something of a taboo subject in many ways. For a new mum “should I breast feed or not?” and then “can I do it in public?”

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Salvi's Cucina, John Dalton Street

Review: Salvi’s, Manchester

Oct 22, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Salvi’s, Manchester

Karen Connolly enjoys a truly authentic Italian lunch at Salvi’s, Manchester.

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Dave Haslam on the Haçienda, Morrissey and Manchester

Mar 22, 2015 Comments Off on Dave Haslam on the Haçienda, Morrissey and Manchester

Karen Connolly shares a brew with Dave Haslam in his favourite ‘secret’ cafe, Fig + Sparrow on Manchester’s Oldham Street.

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John Cooper Clarke by Chris Payne

John Cooper Clarke: the Bard of Salford talks to Northern Soul

Mar 19, 2015 Comments Off on John Cooper Clarke: the Bard of Salford talks to Northern Soul

Not content with the success of his critically acclaimed UK tour of 2014, Dr John Cooper Clarke is back in his home town this weekend.

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Tampopo Pop-Up, Exchange Square, Manchester

Review: Tampopo’s Pop Up Restaurant, Manchester

Nov 19, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Tampopo’s Pop Up Restaurant, Manchester

Tampopo has brought its signature brand of Pan Asian cuisine to Manchester’s Exchange Square. Karen Connolly takes her ‘hard to please’ 13-year-old son for lunch.

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John Bramwell by Chris Payne

Northern Soul chats to John Bramwell from I Am Kloot

Oct 23, 2014 1 Comment

The Whisky Sessions, Manchester’s newest music festival, debuts at the Victoria Warehouse next month with I Am Kloot as a headliner. Karen Connolly reveals what else is in store and chats to Kloot frontman, John Bramwell.

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Festival No.6

The Mystical and Extraordinary Festival No.6

Sep 12, 2014 Comments Off on The Mystical and Extraordinary Festival No.6

Karen Connolly – and likely the rest of Manchester –  spent the weekend at a sun-soaked Festival No.6 where the magical village of Portmeirion played host to an eclectic mix of entertainers.

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