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Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs) HOME, Manchester, 15th September 2015

Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs) HOME, Manchester, 15th September 2015
This was my first visit to the new HOME arts centre theatre in Manchester so I was looking forward to this production with what has to be the most curious title. The Kneehigh Theatre Group has brilliantly re-worked John Gay’s classic musical satire, The Beggar’s Opera, to create Dead Dog in a Suitcase which serves up a theatrical onslaught on the themes of urban myths, greed and corruption, and... 

INALA Opera House Manchester

INALA Opera House Manchester
Set-up photographs showing Inala @ New Theatre, Oxford. Part of a UK tour.(Opening 23-06-15)©Tristram Kenton 06/15(3 Raveley Street, LONDON NW5 2HX TEL 0207 267 5550 Mob 07973 617 355)email: tristram@tristramkenton.com INALA was a sell-out success when it premiered at the Edinburgh International Festival last year. The production went on to enjoy a sell-out run at Sadler’s Wells in London and received... 

Annie, Opera House, Manchester

Annie, Opera House, Manchester
Set in New York during The Great Depression of the 1930s when the Stock Exchange crashed with a third of the nation’s companies going bust, leaving 15 million people unemployed. Millions lost their savings when the banks collapsed, leaving them penniless and homeless and living on the streets, and some children found themselves orphaned in the crisis. Young Annie (Madeleine Haynes) finds herself... 

The Passion for power classic motor show

The Passion for power classic motor show
Tatton Park was host to The Passion for power classic motor show (22nd/23rd August 2015). Driving to the event I was wondering what I would lay ahead, after a trouble-free entry to the park and parking, I entered the show ground. As you entered to the left a market style of stalls full of accessories for new and classic cars with specialist and general trade stands, to the right was enthusiasts showing... 

TATTON Park, Knutsford host the ‘PASSION FOR POWER’ Classic Motor Show

TATTON Park, Knutsford host the 'PASSION FOR POWER' Classic Motor Show
TATTON Park, Knutsford, is set to host the ‘PASSION FOR POWER’ Classic Motor Show…..an irresistible mix of the best of the old…and the very best of the new, on the weekend of August 22nd/23rd. This years’ show will once again unveil a breathtaking collection of supercars and luxury marquess, all under one roof, in the aptly-named ‘DREAM CARS PAVILION’. Once... 

Citywide Festival of volunteering and community groups

Citywide Festival of volunteering and community groups
Showcasing the spirit of the voluntary and community sector in Manchester There are over 3000 charities, voluntary and community groups and social enterprises in Manchester doing fantastic work in local communities. Macc, the organisation which supports the voluntary sector in Manchester, has announced a Festival to celebrate the work of thousands of volunteers and paid staff working in organisations... 

Air Guitar Take Over In Record Breaking Attempt At Tesco Baguley

Air Guitar Take Over In Record Breaking Attempt At Tesco Baguley
Possibly the wildest ever shopping trip took place at Baguley Tesco last Saturday (15th August) when the store hosted Rock the Shop – a world air guitar record breaking attempt. The crazy guys and gals at Tesco joined forces with their pals at Tesco stores across the country in a bid to have the most people playing air guitar at the same time. And if that wasn’t a jaw-dropping enough prospect... 

New transport interchange is an eye-catching gateway to Wythenshawe

New transport interchange is an eye-catching gateway to Wythenshawe
An impressive new gateway welcomed visitors to Wythenshawe today after the opening of the town’s new £6m transport interchange. The new interchange opened its doors on Wednesday 29 July 2015, providing a modern, high quality gateway to the town centre with improved safety and security for both bus and Metrolink passengers. The development was carried out by contractors Kier on behalf of Transport... 

Wythenshawe FM to feature on freeview Channel 8

Wythenshawe FM to feature on freeview Channel 8
Sadly, it’s not going out until the end of the week, but there is a piece on ALLfm tomorrow who celebrated their birthday…. We will keep you posted of the new dates and times That’s Manchester  have done a feature on Wythenshawe FM, it is likely to go out during the news programme today Tuesday 28th July 2015 between 5.30 and 7.30pm, then again the following morning 29th July... 

SCRIPT AN ALTERNATE ENDING TO YOUR FAVOURITE FILM TO WIN £2,000

SCRIPT AN ALTERNATE ENDING TO YOUR FAVOURITE FILM TO WIN £2,000
“Here’s looking at you, kid”: Movie lovers urged to pen alternative endings to blockbuster movies   Calling all film buffs, writers and movie lovers! A nationwide competition is searching for the UK’s most inventive and creative film fans to take on Hollywood and come up with an alternate ending to a movie classic for a chance to win £2,000. If you ever thought you could do a Scorsese,... 

‘Urmston Live 2015′ August 1st & 2nd

‘Urmston Live 2015′  August 1st & 2nd
‘Urmston Live 2015′ will take place on August 1st & 2nd at Abbotsfield Park in Urmston with the theme this year being music of the 70s. Original bands already booked to appear include Showaddywaddy , The Bay City Rollers (with Les MKeown) , The Real Thing , The Rubettes (Feat Alan Williams) and Paperlace. These chart-topping bands from yesteryear will share the stage with T Rex , Abba and Queen... 

Wythenshawe Town Pre season Friendly against Oldham July 4th

Wythenshawe Town Pre season Friendly against Oldham July 4th
Wythenshawe Town FC are delighted to announce that they’ll face Oldham Athletic in a friendly on Saturday, July 4th. The game will be a 1:00pm Kick-off, and the admission for the game will be £2 for Adults, £1 for Concessions and Free for U16’s. Our match day programme will be on sale for just £1 with the latest goings on at Wythenshawe Town. Make sure you’re at the game, and don’t forget... 

Manc2Paris

Manc2Paris
  Mike Dawson is doing it again. The Tour De France from start to finish. This year the Tour Grande Departe takes place in Utrecht in Holland on July the 4th. Three weeks later over three hundred riders will follow the race leader up the Champs-Elysees to the finish line. Two weeks after they depart we will be on the very same start line heading for the same destination although our route will... 

27 year old Rochdale vocalist hopes to scoop recording contract

27 year old Rochdale vocalist hopes to scoop recording contract
Rachel Kelly is a 27 year old vocalist/ performer/ You-tuber from Rochdale in Greater Manchester. Rachel has been singing from the age of 4, starting out on karaoke’s. As she grew up she became interested in other aspects of performing and starred in various local pantomimes and musicals. Rachel has entered a singing competition called Brand New Artists which looks for up and coming talent Brand... 
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