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HOME on the Horizon – Preview: Angel Meadow

June 10, 2014


Following in the footsteps of previous site-specific pieces Manchester Lines and Manchester Sound, a new era is being ushered in as theatre comes HOME to Manchester. HOME Manchester presents the world premiere of Angel Meadow tonight, the first in a series of site-specific productions taking place around Manchester in the lead-up to the opening of the £25m centre […]

Preview: The Greater Manchester Fringe 2014

May 29, 2014


The Greater Manchester Fringe is back for its third year in July and is looking for writers, artists, comedians, musicians, producers and event organisers to put on shows. Eighteen venues around Greater Manchester participated in 2013, hosting more than 200 events, from innovative art exhibitions to award-winning plays and comedians. Big names mixed with new talent […]

Stroker’s Picks: May 2014

May 15, 2014


Spring has most definitely sprung in Manchester with a veritable selection of events to tickle your cultural tastebuds in the coming days! Manchester After Hours & NQ After Dark Various venues citywide, Thursday 15 May  Culture vultures will be excited by Manchester’s finest cultural and bohemian hotspots open their doors late for one night only. […]

Stroker’s Picks: The C Project

May 9, 2014


Manchester’s Christie Hospital has established itself as one of the biggest and best causes to raise money for. The largest cancer centre in Europe, it treats in excess of 40,000 patients each year. Many fundraisers are gearing up for next weekend’s Great Manchester Run to raise money in support of the Christie, but over in […]

re:playing for Free – January on the Fringe

January 6, 2014


Salford is kicking off 2014 with not just one, but two festivals, both at opposite ends of the Fringe spectrum, but both sharing the same ethos – showcasing new talent and writing to an ever widening audience. It is easy at the start of a New Year to forge ahead with a clean sweep and […]

Stroker’s Picks: Grimmfest Special

October 1, 2013


The UK’s leading festival of horror and cult, Grimmfest is about to unleash itself on Manchester and this year it is bigger than ever before. With a fringe programme in place, panels and signings with stars and authors and exciting premieres of new horror, sci-fi and fantasy including cutting edge shorts and the finest picks […]

Stroker’s Picks: September

September 5, 2013


Summer might be drawing to a close and the shadows are getting fractionally longer as the nights draw in. But, as always, we’re here to bring you our pick of live events and theatre from across the region for this September! In the Theatres PICK OF THE MONTH: There Has Possibly Been an Incident Royal […]

Stroker’s Picks: August

August 7, 2013


The exhausting selection of Fringe festivals in Manchester in July may be over, but there’s still more on the horizon as August celebrates Pride Fringe! We’ve got our picks of that, and more from Manchester’s finest as they travel north of the border for the Edinburgh fringe! Edinburgh Fringe: 2 – 26 August Norris and […]

Stroker’s Picks: GM Fringe – The Final Week

July 24, 2013


The final week of GM Fringe is here. and what a exceptionally packed month its been! From lost plays coming back to the stage through to stand-ups storming Salford via musical interludes at Band on the Wall, its been a month to remember – and it’s not over yet! Lets have a look what the […]

Stroker’s Picks: 24:7 Theatre Festival

July 19, 2013


The 24:7 Theatre Festival is back for a tenth year of entertainment and this year is bigger and better than ever. With 10 shows premiering over the next week there are also a host of other rehearsed readings, chance to give feedback on new works and a chance to see the best of emerging actors […]