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Articles relating to: Stockport

Playing God, The Viaduct Theatre, The Hat Museum, Stockport

Review: Playing God, Viaduct Theatre, Hat Works, Stockport

March 6, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Playing God, Viaduct Theatre, Hat Works, Stockport

I don’t suppose it’s ever occurred to you but putting on a play is a bit like selling fish.

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Snowy Stockport ginnel

Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

March 5, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul. But, depending on where you’re from, there are all sorts of words for what essentially amounts to an alleyway, including jennel, snicket, vennel, gennel, jitty, jetty and our new favourite…a weind.

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York ginnel (and a shortcut between two pubs)Neil Harrington

Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

October 13, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul. But, depending on where you’re from, there are all sorts of words for what essentially amounts to an alleyway, including jennel, snicket, vennel, gennel, jitty and jetty.

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Taken in Ramsbottom looking out towards the West Pennines.

Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

October 6, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul. But, depending on where you’re from, there are all sorts of words for what essentially amounts to an alleyway, including jennel, snicket, vennel, gennel, jitty and jetty.

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Under the Tyne Bridge, Newcastle, Lee Stoneman

Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

September 29, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul. But, depending on where you’re from, there are all sorts of words for what essentially amounts to an alleyway, including jennel, snicket, vennel, gennel, jitty and jetty.

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Historical ginnel, Chester, Jan Green

Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

September 22, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul.

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The Wizard of Oz, Stockport Plaza

Review: The Wizard of Oz, The Plaza, Stockport

August 8, 2017 Comments Off on Review: The Wizard of Oz, The Plaza, Stockport

As a Stockport resident, I’ve often walked by The Plaza on my way to the big ASDA, and wondered what it’s like inside.

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Bakers Vaults, Stockport

Stockport is the best place ever because…

May 6, 2017 Comments Off on Stockport is the best place ever because…

…OK, so that’s a sentence I never thought I’d write.

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Strawberry Studios

Strawberry: the Stockport studio where The Stone Roses, Paul McCartney, 10cc, and The Smiths recorded

January 25, 2017 Comments Off on Strawberry: the Stockport studio where The Stone Roses, Paul McCartney, 10cc, and The Smiths recorded

In 1971, when the reincarnated Egyptian pharaoh Ramases was ready to record an album, he knew exactly where to go: Strawberry Studios, No. 3 Waterloo Road, Stockport.

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Julie Goodyear

The day I met Bet Lynch in a bathroom showroom

August 12, 2016 Comments Off on The day I met Bet Lynch in a bathroom showroom

I’ve learnt many things in this life, one of them being this: if you get an email from your editor asking if you’d like to join Julie Goodyear for some Corrie-related gardening, you say yes.

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