20th June 2017 | By P.Beamon

Preview: Sweet Responsibility @ Salford Arts Theatre

The debut of Charlotte Delaney’s new play, Sweet Responsibility, being at the Salford Arts Theatre seems entirely appropriate. Exploring how “the ugly underbelly of a...

Prince, North Sea Jazz Fest 2011 (2)

23rd May 2017 | By P.Beamon

“That Dirty New Sound”

Phillip Beamon ponders the underrated gems of the Purple One’s most overlooked era… This week the University Salford hosts it’s very own academic conference dedicated to...


8th November 2016 | By P.Beamon

Manchester Japanese Festival: In conversation with the Festival Organiser

Manchester and Japanese culture do not immediately spring to mind as a pairing but since 2011 the city has hosted ‘Doki Doki – The Manchester...