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Stroker’s Picks: The Greater Manchester Fringe

July 1, 2014

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As regular readers will know, we’re stalwart supporters of the Fringe scene in Manchester and beyond, and the Greater Manchester Fringe returns for a third year with even more shows and more venues presenting a mix of drama, comedy and music over the next 31 days. The Fringe is a place for new and existing […]

HOME on the Horizon – Preview: Angel Meadow

June 10, 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]