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January Culture

After our lovely evening at Swan Lake, our next theatre visit was to see Beautiful, the Carole King story. Patrick and I saw this last time it was at HNT and it was so good that when I saw it was back, I knew I wanted to see it again. Debbie and I booked it on a Black Friday deal, two for the price of one along my sister-in-law Janette and her friend. In the …

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2019 – A Review.

Well as I haven’t been great at keeping this blog up to date (as usual), I’ve got a whistle-stop review of the year all in one post. Where I have blogged previously about events, I’ve linked to the post. As I’ve always said, this is for me, to remind me of what I’ve done and where I’ve been.  If you are interested enough to ready it then that’s great, I’m sorry it’s so long!  Firstly, …

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Kardomah94

I’ve seen a few different performances at this fab little theatre space and I’ve just heard today that it is soon to close, the whole building being for sale. I really hope new buyers come in and continue the excellent work started here. I doubt that will happen though, the focus at the moment seems to be on redevelopment and I suspect that’s what will happen to this five storey building.A couple of weeks ago …

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The Crash Blossoms – December 2018

No, not the misleading headlines kind but the band of the same name.  Patrick and I first saw them perform at a Larkin’s beer festival, probably about 3 or 4 years ago now, quite by chance as we were naturally just there for the beer and weren’t really aware that there would be live music.  Just three young guys, one singing and playing a guitar, one on a double bass and one on percussion (if …

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More Music in March.

One of our favourite pubs in Hull is The St. John’s on Queen’s Road.  It’s a proper pub, separate rooms, characterful locals, sports teams etc.  Every Tuesday they host an Open Mike night, an opportunity for various local musicians to perform a short set.  The format is such that prior to the open mike session, a ‘professional’ act will perform a 45 minute set (to warm the audience up I guess).  I’m not sure of …

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