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Ensemble Lucidarium

Win a pair of tickets to Ensemble Lucidarium at York University

June 3, 2019 Comments Off on Win a pair of tickets to Ensemble Lucidarium at York University

Win a pair of tickets to Ensemble Lucidarium at York University.

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Photo Gallery: The Slow Readers Club, Fibbers, York

March 18, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: The Slow Readers Club, Fibbers, York

Northern Soul‘s Marc McGarraghy sees The Slow Readers Club at Fibbers in York and takes some brilliant images.

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Win tickets to Liam Byrne (viols) & Jonas Nordberg (lutes) Shadows of Sarabandes at York’s NCEM

March 14, 2019 Comments Off on Win tickets to Liam Byrne (viols) & Jonas Nordberg (lutes) Shadows of Sarabandes at York’s NCEM

Win tickets to Liam Byrne (viols) & Jonas Nordberg (lutes) Shadows of Sarabandes at York’s NCEM.

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Theatre Review: The Habit of Art, York Theatre Royal

September 17, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: The Habit of Art, York Theatre Royal

What have Gypsy Rose Lee, the legendary queen of burlesque, the poet W.H. Auden and the composer Benjamin Britten got in common?

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The Crucifixion, performed by the Butchers Gild; directed by Katie Smith. L to R: Jennie Wogan (Longinus), Tony Froud (Livia), Maurice Crichton (Crassus), Will Darwin (Brutus), Credit: Lewis Outing

Review: York Mystery Plays

September 14, 2018 Comments Off on Review: York Mystery Plays

“Don’t you bother to blather no more!”

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Theatre Review: Macbeth, Rose Theatre, York

July 16, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Macbeth, Rose Theatre, York

Up betimes and to York with a cushion to catch the matinee of Macbeth by Will Shakespeare, performed in the new open-air Rose Theatre by Clifford’s Tower.

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Theatre Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre, York

July 7, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre, York

The German traveller Paul Henzner, visiting London just before Shakespeare’s Globe opened, counted ‘above thirty’ heads of traitors on spikes on gate at the south end of London Bridge.

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

April 16, 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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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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Jorvik Viking Festival: A Geek’s Guide

February 27, 2018 Comments Off on Jorvik Viking Festival: A Geek’s Guide

I’ve known about the annual Jorvik Viking Festival in York for years.

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