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The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music bounced onto the Lowry’s stage in a musical extravaganza of a show for this Christmas. Filled with the classics of Do Re Me, Edelweiss and Sound of Music the music carried the show and transported the audience back to the 1930s. Beginning in the Abbey, the nuns were serious and melancholy… Continue reading The Sound of Music

children · christmas · fantasy · fiction · manchester · play · review · Theatre

Inkheart

As a reviewer for The Mancunion, I got the chance to visit Manchester’s Home as it presented its first Christmas production, with the opening of Inkheart; a transformation of Cornelia Funke’s novel to the stage. Family friendly, full of humour and all the imagination of a child, this is a show to catch this festive season… Continue reading Inkheart

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Manchester’s Christmas Markets

As December has now arrived, christmas trees are sprouting up, jingle bells seems to be in every shop and lights ablaze local houses, it seemed fitting to begin my festive season with a trip to Manchester’s German Christmas Markets. While dusk is falling, the lights of the stalls capture the essence of christmas, lighting the… Continue reading Manchester’s Christmas Markets