One Love Manchester – 4th June

On the the 4th of June Ariana Grande held a benefit concert at Old Trafford Cricket ground in Manchester, in the memory of the victims and families of the Manchester Terror attack.  I attended the gig… and my what an atmosphere! I have never experienced something so loving or emotional, the concert showed defiance to […]

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Me before you – Film Review

‘Me before you’ is a film adaptation of the tear-jerking novel from JoJo Moyes. With an unconventional romance, the film offers a chance to pause and reflect on the real value of life.  The film alternates between laugh-out-loud humour, romance and emotional drama. WARNING…. SPOILERS!!!! It tells the story of a young, successful banker, Will […]

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Film Review – Sing Street

Irish writer/film director John Carney is back at it with an added dose of 1980s childhood nostalgia in “Sing Street,” where the teens were a moody and pop-loving youth. Around the edges of the story, there is an obscurity of real trouble: alcoholism, domestic and sexual abuse, stalled careers and broken marriages. Set in 1980s […]

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An evening with Chris Packham

One of the country’s top TV naturalists, Chris Packham, took to the stage on the 9th of May to talk about his book “Fingers in the Sparkle Jar”. Since first appearing on our screens as a presenter of The Really Wild Show, his love of all things wild has been evident in a string of […]

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Nao @ Gorilla

BRITISH singer/songwriter, Neo Jessica Johnson – better known as NAO, performed live on Thursday night (April 21) at Manchester’s Gorilla venue. I went along to review the gig for Quays News.  Her sound has been described as neo soul combined with electronic music and alternative R&B. She did not disappoint! Neither, did her support act, […]

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Cycling: Revolution Series

Saturday night saw the return of the finale of the Revolution Series at the National Cycling Centre in Manchester. This event is one of the last times that the world’s riders will cycle against each other before the Rio, 2016, Olympics. And boy did they put on a show! With a special appearance from Sir […]

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