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Things to do next week

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Keswick

Through the stories of four friends Bold Girls by Rona Munro, set in 1991 West Belfast, explores the harsh realities of life during the Troubles.

Until 24 Oct, Theatre by the Lake (theatrebythelake.com)

Manchester

Helen Clapcott can’t identify with the word artist and Sue Howells describes herself as a housewife who picks up a brush every day. They are two of nine taking part in a new group show,
I Also Paint, exploring what it is to be a woman in art.

12 July-12 Aug, Gateway Gallery (gateway-gallery.co.uk) 

Kendal

Celebrated Sheffield folk singer Roy Bailey, now 82, performs to raise funds for homeless charity Manna House.

14 July, St George’s Church (roybailey.net) 

Liverpool

Brazilica is a festival with a carnival feel featuring Latin music, extravagant costumes, exotic food and a host of activities celebrating Brazilian culture. 

14 July, Pier Head (brazilicafestival.com)

Wakefield

In Giles Round: The Director the contemporary designer and artist explores the legacy of Yorkshire-born designer Thomas Chippendale to mark his 300th birthday.   

From 13 July, Hepworth Wakefield (hepworthwakefield.org) 

Bolton

The Killers play their second and final UK stadium show for the summer, in support of the Vegas band’s latest LP Wonderful Wonderful. 

13 July, Macron Stadium (thekillersmusic.com)

Hull

Little Mix perform their Summer Hits Tour with hits including Touch, Shout Out to My Ex, Black Magic and Wings.

13 July, KCom Craven Park (little-mix.com)

Leeds

Beavers to Weavers: The Wonderful World of Animal Makers is an exhibition revealing how animals build homes, make armour or camouflage, and craft tools and traps.

6 July-6 Jan, Leeds City Museum (leeds.gov.uk/museumsandgalleries)

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