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Photo Gallery: Giant inflatable monsters unveiled in Manchester

October 26, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Giant inflatable monsters unveiled in Manchester

Halloween looks a little different this year, what with the Tier 3 COVID-19 restrictions putting a stop to Halloween hi-jinx, but you can still get your spooky fix if you head into Manchester city centre.

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Picture Gallery: An Unprecedented Year by Rob Pointon, Contemporary Six, Manchester

October 12, 2020 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: An Unprecedented Year by Rob Pointon, Contemporary Six, Manchester

2020 has been an incredibly turbulent year.

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“They’ve taken me under their wing.” Chef Dane Smart talks about Manchester’s Molly House and its new menu

October 9, 2020 Comments Off on “They’ve taken me under their wing.” Chef Dane Smart talks about Manchester’s Molly House and its new menu

Dane Smart has come a long way since his pot-washing days at LadyBoy, a Thai restaurant in Melbourne.

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Mayflies Over Manchester: Andrew O’Hagan writes for Northern Soul

October 3, 2020 Comments Off on Mayflies Over Manchester: Andrew O’Hagan writes for Northern Soul

‘There are children playing in the street.’ That is the first stage direction for the first scene of a new television serial aired on December 9, 1960, Coronation Street.

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Review: LEGOLAND, Trafford Centre, Manchester

September 23, 2020 Comments Off on Review: LEGOLAND, Trafford Centre, Manchester

It’s four years since I last took my niece to LEGOLAND at Manchester’s Trafford Centre.

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Food Review: Canto, Ancoats, Manchester

September 15, 2020 Comments Off on Food Review: Canto, Ancoats, Manchester

As I write this, were about a fortnight away from six months into lockdown. Im still not exactly sure of the rules as Matt Hancock and his cronies play hide-and-seek with our very own Andy Burnham and the North West has more COVID-19 spikes than a punk hairdo.

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“Science has never been more relevant.” Sally MacDonald, director of the Science and Industry Museum, Manchester

September 15, 2020 Comments Off on “Science has never been more relevant.” Sally MacDonald, director of the Science and Industry Museum, Manchester

It’s almost exactly six years since I became director of the Science and Industry Museum. 

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Photo Gallery: a new book of transgender portraits by photographer Allie Crewe

September 4, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: a new book of transgender portraits by photographer Allie Crewe

A book of transgender portraiture showcasing the work of award-winning photographer Allie Crewe has been published by Axis Projects Publishing.

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Food Review: Gaucho, Manchester

August 30, 2020 Comments Off on Food Review: Gaucho, Manchester

Finally, after five long months, I find myself reviewing an actual live restaurant with actual people, actual food and actual wine. The restaurant in question is Gaucho, an Argentinian grill off Manchester’s Deansgate, located in a beautifully converted church with the organ still intact but not functioning.

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Good News in Focus: Cloudwater Brew Co

August 17, 2020 Comments Off on Good News in Focus: Cloudwater Brew Co

Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are continuing our partnership to share good new stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England during the COVID-19 crisis. As the country begins to loosen lockdown restrictions, we’re talking to Northerners doing excellent work across the region.

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