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Monthly Archives: October 2016

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Let’s give British democracy the voting system it needs

Admist the rapidity of political events in the last several weeks, we must step back and use the results of the 2015 general election to reopen the debate about our voting system

Photo: Ladyfest MCR

Ladyfest’s Body Positivity Workshop is an inspiring success

Roma Havers reviews the work of Ladyfest Manchester and their recent Body Positivity Workshop

Photo: Relentless Energy

I went to Warehouse Project sober, and loved it

Head Lifestyle Editor Rachel Adams proves that you don’t have to drink to have a good time on a night out—here’s her review of a sober night out at Warehouse Project

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Salford Illuminations

Blackpool illuminations to come to Salford Quays in December as part of Lightwaves festival

Photo: Opera House Manchester

Review: All or Nothing

It seems mod culture is definitely the newest trend to be revived

Photo: Album Artwork

Album: Jagwar Ma – Every Now & Then

The Australian dance group have returned with a new member and a strong follow up to their 2013 debut, writes Tara Bharadia

Photo: Katie Shepherd

Interview: You Me At Six

Katie Shepherd talks to You Me At Six about their upcoming album, tackling ticket scammers and how we have yet to see the best of this band

Lagerfeld. Photo: adach @ Flickr

Lagerfelds’ style as costume

Sometimes personal style can go so far it transforms into a costume. Fashion and Beauty Editor Sarah Kilcourse looks at the ultimate fashion industry personality – Karl Lagerfeld

Photo: Lowry

Review: Don’t Wake the Damp

Kill the Beast’s play allows the audience to explore the mind-set of four different types of characters through tropes, evacuations, and a mysterious monster masked as rising damp

Photo: KGH @Wikipedia

New developments in Alzheimer’s treatment

A team of scientists at Imperial College London have revealed that they successfully used gene therapy to prevent the development of Alzheimer’s Disease in mice

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Review: B!RTH Festival’s India & China

Elise Gallagher tells us about some of the inpsiring plays premiering at The Royal Exchange as part of its B!RTH Festival

Photo: Weber Shandwick

Venture Out, and achieve success

Manchester Enterprise Centre’s renowned Venture Out competition is back for another year of finding the best and brightest future business stars