Entries by Collette Walsh from 07/2011

Victoria Wood: That Day We Sang at the Manchester International Festival, "It was Joyful"

| Posted 07.07.2011 | UK Entertainment

My mum never goes to the theatre but the offer to join me at Victoria Wood's new musical play, That Day We Sang, was met with an instant acceptance: "Victoria Wood?"

Music Boxes - Manchester International Festival 2011 (MIF) - A Magical Musical City for Children

| Posted 07.13.2011 | UK Entertainment

One of the highlights of the Manchester International Festival is a special architectural and musical creation called Music Boxes. Specially created for children aged 6 months to 7 years, Music Boxes is made up of 78 of enormous shipping containers. It's such a clever and fascinating concept that, while amusing and entertaining herds of excited children, is also great fun for the grown-ups too.

Selling Your Soul to Murdoch - Working for Brooks and Coulson on the 'Currant Bun'

| Posted 07.15.2011 | UK Politics

While some were terribly in awe of Brooks and Coulson, a lot of us recognised even then that they had sold their souls to Murdoch. Now, they are paying the price.

Kate Moss v Kate Middleton - Style v Stuffiness

| Posted 07.17.2011 | UK Style

Yes, all those foreign dignitaries at the Royal Weding were impressive, but who wouldn't want to tuck into a piece of wedding cake at the Moss-Hince reception? Especially if Jude Law is stood next to you?

Kapow! Batman Live Packs a Punch

| Posted 07.21.2011 | UK Entertainment

It's a tricky job keeping children amused at the best of times and now that the summer holidays have started, filling the next six weeks with interesting and entertaining activities is a challenge faced by parents all over the country. Fortunately, Batman Live will be touring the whole of the UK and Ireland (Dublin) this summer - a spectacular holiday treat for all the family.