Category Archives: Manchester

Oxford Road Station – Manchester —

Where are you? Neither here nor there. Up in the air. Betwixt and between. Possibly on the way to somewhere else, stranded at Oxford Road Station. Tucked in behind Shaw’s Furniture and The Tatler Cinema. I love every curvy corner, … Continue reading

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St Mary’s RC Church – Denton —

Duke Street Denton Manchester M34 2AN I remember you being built. I remember our visit with the Manchester Modernists in 2015 – arranged by Angela Connelly and Matthew Steele of Sacred Suburbs I popped by to see you yesterday – … Continue reading

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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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