14/02/2022
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Culture Diary w/c 14-02-2022

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the North of England and the rest of the UK – and loads of it’s free! Monday – Jules et Jim...

09/02/2022
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“Fresh and energising.” Light Sensitive Area Ahead – Reviewed

“It remains a powerful and nuanced visual language.” Mike Pinnington explores Gareth Kemp’s Light Sensitive Area Ahead, a new body of work in conversation with the past, present and future of abstract art…...

07/02/2022
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Culture Diary w/c 07-02-2022

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the North of England and the rest of the UK! Monday – Van Gogh. Self-Portraits @ the Courtauld Gallery, London –...

04/02/2022
Larry Achiampong and David Blandy, Dust to Data (2021). Image by Rob Battersby. Installation view at FACT-web

“A provocation and a lens.” Future Ages Will Wonder – Reviewed

FACT’s exhibition Future Ages Will Wonder serves as both provocation and lens by which to address historical wrongs and to consider how we’ll be remembered by generations to come. Via the writings of...

02/02/2022
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Playlist: Bluedot 2022 – Previewed

After a pandemic-enforced two year gap, July sees the return of Bluedot, a festival celebrating ‘music, science, and cosmic culture.’ Mike Pinnington plots a course through some of the acts announced this week…...