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Jason Manford

What’s on in May: Comedy in Manchester

April 29, 2019 Comments Off on What’s on in May: Comedy in Manchester

May. The month of ribboned poles, bank holiday Mondays and comments like, “I had to put the fire on tonight, it were brass monkeys. I thought it was meant to be spring?”. Oh, and a truck load of comedy. Here you go.

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Live At Leeds

Live at Leeds: we talk to Larkins, Slow Readers Club and Confidence Man

April 28, 2019 Comments Off on Live at Leeds: we talk to Larkins, Slow Readers Club and Confidence Man

With a reputation for showcasing some of the UK’s best new musical talent and a whole host of other established bands, all against the backdrop of one of the North’s most dynamic and exciting cities, Live at Leeds has been entertaining festival-goers since 2007.

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Naomi Kruger

“We have to find more hopeful ways to represent dementia.” Naomi Krüger talks to Northern Soul about her debut novel, May

August 27, 2018 Comments Off on “We have to find more hopeful ways to represent dementia.” Naomi Krüger talks to Northern Soul about her debut novel, May

Having lost two close family members to dementia, I am interested in portrayals of this dreadful illness in literature but have often been disappointed by its presentation.

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Sophie Willan by Steve Ullathorne

What’s on in May: Comedy in Manchester

April 30, 2018 Comments Off on What’s on in May: Comedy in Manchester

Every May, I’m reminded of my time spent with Lord Summerisle dancing naked around a maypole then burning Edward Woodward alive in a wicker man.

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The Wedding Present

Preview: GIGANTIC Indie All-Dayer, Manchester Academy

May 19, 2017 Comments Off on Preview: GIGANTIC Indie All-Dayer, Manchester Academy

Indie fans looking for a day-long dose of nostalgia are in for a treat this month when the fourth volume of the Gigantic Indie All-Dayer takes place at Manchester Academy on May 27.

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What’s on in May: Comedy in Manchester

May 2, 2017 Comments Off on What’s on in May: Comedy in Manchester

Back in the day the only amusement people could find during the month of May was to continually circle a massive pole dangling with ribbons.

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Russell Kane

What’s On in May: Comedy

April 29, 2016 Comments Off on What’s On in May: Comedy

Ah the lovely month of May. Month of maypoles and burning virgins in Wicker Men. Or is that November? Anyway get your laughing chops round this little lot.

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The-Funfair

What’s On in May – Theatre

May 1, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in May – Theatre

Is it May already? Where has the year gone? No fear, there’s plenty of great theatre across the North of England this month to keep you entertained.

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Band on the Wall

What’s On in May – Music

May 1, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in May – Music

There’s an embarrassment of riches across the Northern music scene in May.

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