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Things to do next week

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York

The Royal Shakespeare Company performs its
child-friendly production of
The Comedy of Errors, primarily aimed at 7-13 year olds.

29-30 Nov, York Theatre Royal (yorktheatreroyal.co.uk)

Sale

Manchester-born artist and activist Nathaniel Hall performs a one-man show charting his experience of contracting HIV the first time he had sex at the age of 16. First Time is a frank, unapologetic account of growing up HIV positive.*

29 Nov-1 Dec, Waterside Arts Centre (watersidearts.org)

* Read Nathaniel’s blog here

 

Manchester

Jean Genet’s 1947 play The Maids relives the true story of murderous duo the Papin sisters. This radical French classic explores contemporary ideas about class conflict, sexual identity and political outcasts.*

Until 1 Dec, HOME (homemcr.org)

Read blog by director Lily Sykes here.

Wetherby

Scottish artist Georgina McMaster exhibits her collection of canvas paintings. Wild and Wonderful puts the natural landscape in the spotlight, with oil paintings of plants and wildlife. 

Until 28 Nov, The Barefoot Gallery (thebarefootgallery.com)

Liverpool

Footage from the Yorkshire, North East and North West Film Archives charts the story of women in British public life over the last 100 years. Vote 100: Born a Rebel is followed by live music, spoken word and discussion to mark a century of women’s suffrage. 

1 Dec, 24 Kitchen Street (baltictriangle.co.uk)

Leeds

The centenary of the Armistice is honoured with a specially commissioned performance by Opera North’s young singers. Songs of Love and Battle is performed alongside Górecki’s 1977 Symphony of Sorrowful Songs.

1 Dec, Leeds Town Hall (operanorth.co.uk)

Ilkley

Adrenaline junkies are invited to get their dose with a selection of climbing films. International Reel Rock Film Tour showcases footage of the world’s top climbers pushing their limits in extreme scenery and includes new Olympic sport speed climbing.

28 Nov, Ilkley Cinema (ilkleycinema.co.uk)

Hull

Last Shadow Puppets co-frontman Miles Kane performs songs
from his latest album Coup De Grace. 

30 Nov, Hull University Union (hullstudent.com)

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