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Helen Forrester’s By the Waters of Liverpool | Theatre Review

Helen Forrester’s latest thought provoking play By the Waters of Liverpool | Theatre Review We arrived at the Empire to the sounds of a brass band welcoming us to go back in time to 1939.  We were attending the premier of Helen Forrester’s ‘By the Waters of Liverpool’, her sequel to the amazing ‘Twopence to cross …

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The Lovely Bones Theatre Review | Everyman Theatre

The Lovely Bones, one of the best-selling novels of the 21st century is brought to life on stage this week at The Everyman Theatre in Liverpool. Adapted for the stage by Bryony Lavery from Alice Sebold’s amazing story that stopped most of us in our tracks when it was published (16 years ago) in 2002.  It opened at Royal & Derngate, Northampton on …

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Things to do in Berwick upon Tweed with Kids

My folks moved to Berwick-Upon-Tweed 12 years ago and since then we’ve spent lots of time exploring the northernmost town in England. It has the perfect mix of seaside charm, natural beauty and interesting places to visit. From spotting dolphins at Spittal Beach to quirky museums – we’re still finding things to do. Berwick is …

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Review of The Band | A Musical with the Music of Take That | Liverpool Empire

If you’re a Take That fan and wondering if to go to see The Band, don’t hesitate, just go! It was absolutely brilliant and I know you will LOVE it! I wasn’t sure what to expect really when I set off to the theatre with my neighbour and fellow Take That fan last night. I’ve …

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Chased by a Mince Pie! The Siege of Christmas

The Siege of Christmas at the Contact Theatre, Manchester. Yesterday, we were invited to the Contact Theatre for an immersive theatre experience.  The audience is invited to join Santa’s secret agent, Nutcracker, on an urgent mission to find the stolen spirit of Christmas.  The adventure starts in the foyer, when we’re chased out of the …

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The Narnia Experience at St George’s Hall

Last night I took the girls to the Narnia Experience at St George’s Hall. The experience based on the classic children’s tale by the famous children’s author C.S. Lewis, creator of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. returns to St George’s Hall following a sell-out run in 2013 and is brought to life by …

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Rocking Around the Christmas Tree

I’ve been explaining how much I love Christmas and how Christmas has changed over on my new blog Mini Ventures this week.  I love getting the tree up early and the Christmas celebrations can really start when it’s going up. The Christmas soundtrack goes on, the baileys can come out and the wooden nativity gets …

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