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Stroker’s Picks: Bank Holiday Culture

May 23, 2014


It’s the Bank Holiday weekend! The sun might be threatening to come out, but it’s time for you to get your culture on with our pick of some of the most exciting and controversial exhibitions on in the area the moment: Pick of the week:  Collider: The World’s Greatest Experiment The Museum of Science and […]

Why Don’t You… Get a sneak peek of Manchester Sound?

June 5, 2013


Two cultures, polarised in their understanding of each other, yet inextricably linked by their common goals will clash in Manchester this summer – and it’s not United or City this time. Manchester Sound: The Massacre, the Library Theatre’s latest site-specific production, sees two underground groups meeting – one from 1819, year of the Peterloo Massacre […]

Friday Film: 30 Years of Darkness

March 10, 2013


30 Years of Darkness (30 años de oscuridad) tells the story of the ‘moles’ left in hiding from the Franco regime after the Spanish Civil War. I must confess as despite having a history degree, I am completely ignorant of the history behind this war. Fortunately, 30 Years of Darkness enlightens me to the story of this bloody conflict […]

Friday Film: Everyday

February 16, 2013


Michael Winterbottom is well known as an innovative and sometimes controversial filmmaker. Perhaps most known to Mancunian audiences for his recreation of the Haçienda legend in 24 Hour Party People, his latest film Everyday, examines the impact of a family torn apart by a devastatingly simple event – the imprisonment of a husband and father. Everyday stands out through […]

Stroker’s Picks: February

February 5, 2013


Lassfest kicked off 2013 in style with some brand-new and returning treats for theatre-goers in Manchester. February is set to be no less busier as you can see below! Queer Contact Season 4-9 February, Contact Theatre Celebrating LGBT History Month 2013 in style comes Contact’s Queer Contact season featuring the best in comedy, spoken word, dance […]

Creating Comics with Jim Medway

November 29, 2012


I like comics. I like reading them, I like collecting them, and I used to, in a much younger life, attempt to draw my own. Mine were supposed to look like people and animals, but my ‘dog’ looked like it had been squashed by a bus for starters. Enter Jim Medway’s Minicomic Workshop with the promise that […]