Category Archives: Manchester

There is a light that never goes out — Down by the Dougie

“When it shall be said in any country in the world my poor are happy; neither ignorance nor distress is to be found among them; my jails are empty of prisoners, my streets of beggars; the aged are not in … Continue reading

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Amélie – Manchester Opera House — THE PLAY’S THE THING

It seems that these days almost every good indie film is being turned into a musical and transferred to the stage. Some have been successful, with Waitress securing a prestigious, lengthy run on London’s West End. Others have been viewed … Continue reading

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The Suitcase, The Beggar & The Wind – Stockport Station (GM Fringe 2019) — THE PLAY’S THE THING

Platform 3 at Stockport train station may seem an odd location for a play, but it seems strangely fitting for Gare Du Nord Theatre‘s production, The Suitcase, The Beggar & the Wind, part of Manchester’s GM Fringe festival. In a … Continue reading

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Featured Artist June 2019 – Ruthless Rap Assassins — UK Hip-Hop Map

For the first time we take the Featured Artist article away from London and out to the rest of the UK. While London has very much been the focus and epicentre of hip-hop in the UK, other places have had … Continue reading

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Report: Idris Elba Leaps Offstage During Performance Of Play To Help Theatregoer Who Suffered A Seizure — Latest Entertainment News | Top Celebrity News, Hollywood Headlines

When Amanda Billington purchased a ticket to watch Idris Elba at the Manchester preview of his new play, “Tree”, she had no idea she was going to have a seizure in the middle of the performance — or that when … Continue reading

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The Definitive Guide To Japanese Manchester — Yamato Magazine

Travelling is one of the best ways to expand your knowledge of the world. But it’s not the only way to embrace a new culture. Exploring local communities and experiences are eye-opening in their own right. I’m fascinated by Japan … Continue reading

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Impressions of Manchester — jonathanis.online

I’ve spent a few days in Manchester for a conference. It’s been rainy (normal for Manchester) and I haven’t ventured beyond the city centre—I didn’t have my bike with me, and everywhere I was going was within the city centre, … Continue reading

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Rolling blog: Mancunian meandering… — Paul Bigland

As I’m going to be away on a press trip to Vienna for a few days, Dawn’s suggested that we have a day out together, so we’ve decided to catch a train to the big city by venturing Westwards for … Continue reading

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Influential American business magazine sings the praises of Stockport | I Love Manchester

“American tourists who know and love Britain expect history to greet them at every turn”, writes veteran travel writer Gretchen Kelly in the latest issue of influential American business magazine Forbes. “In Bath, the Regency comes to life right out of … Continue reading

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Here In Manchattan — City Jackdaw

Waking up it was just another day: drop my son off at school, nip into Manchester to pick a few things up, have a coffee before making it back for home-time. But, on cutting through the Northern Quarter, I found … Continue reading

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