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The Great British Take Off

Over a cuppa with the cast of Calendar Girls the Musical Vicky Edwards discovers that Ruth Madoc is ‘perky,’ Fern Britton’s intuition sometimes malfunctions and that Gary Barlow and Tim Firth are to musical comedy what Mary Berry is to baking… If Calendar Girls the Musical were a cake, the recipe…

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Alt Femme – A Feature

- By Emily Oldfield Alt Femme put together fierce events with a difference- pushing away gender confines and encouraging self-expression. In their own words – “without developing a scene, we want to provide a banner for people to party under how they want.” HAUNT Manchester recently visited The…

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Review - Dracula: Welcome to D’s

- By Dr Matt Foley It’s a mild evening in Sale. Some amateur enthusiasts are kayaking on the Bridgewater canal. Free and easy chatter carries itself across the water from a beer garden to the doorsteps of Sale’s modern Waterside Arts Centre. The patrons of the beer garden are no doubt relaxing after…

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5 things you can't miss at Halloween in the City

This October, mark the arrival of Halloween with a weekend of terrifyingly good events at Halloween in the City. Featuring: momentous monsters, petrifying parades, a trick or treat trail and a gigantic ghostly gathering – plus events and offers from the biggest, baddest names in shopping, food and…

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