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Aspirations wrapped up in books – talking Get It Loud in Libraries with Stewart Parsons

It’ll be 15 years ago this coming May that a pilot show featuring Natascha Sohl lured the BBC’s North West Tonight cameras to Lancaster Central Library, for what turned out to be the debut event of the innovative Get It … Continue reading

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Stars in her eyes – the Bianca Kinane-Ewart interview

You can know a person a long time before you learn more about them. And such was the case for me with a professional singer as good as on my doorstep in Lancashire. I’d seen Bianca Kinane-Ewart out and about … Continue reading

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End of an impressionable era – the Phil Cool interview

Forty years after swapping the electrical trade for the comedy circuit, Phil Cool is all set for his final shows back in his native Lancashire. And it’s perhaps rather apt that there’s been no great fuss about the former TV … Continue reading

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Mixing it up with an alternative jazz statesman – the Stuart McCallum interview

A RISING star on the alternative jazz scene is back on his old patch, teaming up with his former guitar tutor for five dates as a duo in the North. Here, writewyattuk catches up with Stuart McCallum to talk about … Continue reading

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From horror and history to witches and YA fiction – the James Dawson interview

When London-based teen/YA author James Dawson hit Lancashire for a whistle-stop tour of three South Ribble teaching establishments to mark the 400th anniversary of the Pendle Witch Trials, writewyattuk was there to meet him. The Yorkshire-born and bred writer was … Continue reading

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