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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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Building a parliament with recycled train seats – BBC News

A replica of Ghana’s parliament chamber is built using salvaged seats in a Manchester art gallery. Dozens of worn plastic train seats and dilapidated wooden lockers that were destined for the dump in Ghana have ended up in a Manchester … Continue reading

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Manchester Day Parade 2019 – Another Take

Manchester School of Samba on parade at Manchester Day 2019 [briefly from 18:32]!

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Macro Views of British Beaches Become Abstract Textural Embroideries by Emily Botelho

Although she doesn’t live right by the ocean, artist Emily Botelho channels her passion for marine landscapes with frequent trips to explore where soil and sea meet. On these trips, she photographs the colors and textures that appear on the … Continue reading

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Manchester Day 2019 – MSS Dancers Speak Out!

[MSS at 2:40] KTV News Manchester. Manchester Day 2019. Manchester Day is an annual event that celebrates everything great about the city. It is a day for families, residents and visitors to get together and celebrate all things Mancunian that … Continue reading

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Manchester Day Parade 2019: En Route

The folks seen briefly at 16:35 onwards, in red and gold colours, and yellow feathers, are us (Manchester School of Samba) taking part in the 10 iteration of Manchester Day‘s Parade yesterday!

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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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When It Breaks It Burns – ColetivA Ocupação Bring Brazilian Political Activism to Moss Side — THE PLAY’S THE THING

“Let’s occupy the schools. Let’s occupy the streets. Let’s occupy the theatres. Let’s occupy everything.” ColetivA Ocupação is a collective group of students from various districts of São Paulo. Their lives were drastically altered by the high school occupations of … 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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Liam Hopkins. Love and soul in the making.

Liam Hopkins has the best (and simplest) job description in the world. ‘Maker.’ It all started when he was a kid in a home where televisions, radios or kettles were never chucked out, they were disassembled and examined. “I was … Continue reading

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