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Theatre Review: Identical, The Lowry, Salford

August 25, 2022 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Identical, The Lowry, Salford

It has taken five years to reach the stage but now a new musical based on the movie The Parent Trap has landed at The Lowry in Salford. The director, Sir Trevor Nunn, whose ambition it was to adapt the film, takes the helm but will he reach the heights of his previous productions including Cats, Les Misérables and Chess?

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Manchester Roadshow: Women’s EURO 2022

June 7, 2022 Comments Off on Manchester Roadshow: Women’s EURO 2022

For far too long, women’s football has taken a back seat to the men’s game. But the upcoming Women’s EURO 2022, which kicks off in Manchester in July, looks set to shift the dynamics.

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Review: Yoga Brunch, Manchester Hyatt Regency Hotel

May 30, 2022 Comments Off on Review: Yoga Brunch, Manchester Hyatt Regency Hotel

As a mother of two young children, making time for myself is very low on the never-ending ‘to-do’ list of paying for school dinners, buying gifts for the ridiculous amount of class birthday parties, and keeping on top of the growing mountain of ironing.

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The Sleep Book

Book Review: The Sleep Book – Helping Busy Brains Settle for Sleep by Aislinn Marek

June 1, 2021 Comments Off on Book Review: The Sleep Book – Helping Busy Brains Settle for Sleep by Aislinn Marek

There are certain points in life where things happen with almost perfect timing.

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Crusader and Phoenix. Image courtesy of Capital&Centric

The changing face of the Manchester skyline

August 4, 2020 Comments Off on The changing face of the Manchester skyline

Pre-pandemic, the Manchester skyline was changing dramatically – the city was starting to resemble Manhattan.

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Glow star Kate Nash faces off against the Princess Diana of pro-wrestling Eve Jetta. Photo credit Rob Brazier

“Wrestling is a place where women can come and reclaim their bodies.” EVE Riot Grrrls of Wrestling talk to Northern Soul

October 20, 2019 Comments Off on “Wrestling is a place where women can come and reclaim their bodies.” EVE Riot Grrrls of Wrestling talk to Northern Soul

As a child growing up in the 80s, my weekend highlight was watching Big Daddy at my Nana’s house.

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