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Things to do next week

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Leeds

John Newman performs a stripped-back show in intimate venues with a mixture of new and unheard songs and classic hits. 

9 July, Brudenell Social Club (johnnewman.co.uk) 

Lancaster

Iranian artist Nazanin Moradi presents Pairidaeza, her exhibition combining costume making, performance, painting, printmaking and digital collage.

Until 27 July, King Street Studios (kingstreetstudios.art) 

Liverpool

From UK and international freelancers competing for work in the online world to a community of sex workers in South Africa, the exhibition Real Work explores precarious and unrecognised forms of work. 

12 July-6 Oct, Fact (fact.co.uk) 

Image: Candice Breitz, Sweat (2018).
Featured here Nosipho ‘Provocative’ Vidima

East Riding

The skeleton of a sperm whale that inspired author Herman Melville is displayed alongside an exhibition. Pulling the British Threads in Moby-Dick is a celebration of the bicentenary of the author’s birth by artist Caroline Hack*. 

9 July-15 Sept, Burton Constable Hall (burtonconstable.com) 

Salford

Part of the Migration Matters Festival, Diary of an Expat is a performance by Cecilia Gragani in which she shares her experiences of being both British and Italian. 

8-9 July, Kings Arms (kingsarmssalford.com)

York

Sounds Like Her features art by women artists from culturally diverse backgrounds, who explore sound as a subject and a medium.

12 July-15 Sept, York Art Gallery (yorkartgallery.org.uk)

Manchester

With live music, videography and playful, intimate storytelling, Swim is a new theatre show about isolation, being held and jumping in.

9-13 July, Home (homemcr.org)

Congleton

Gathering is a new art installation by artist Hilary Jack. Over 1,000 used tennis balls are the subject of a short film inspired by the discovery of a handful of Tudor tennis balls during restoration work at the 16th century property.

Ongoing, Little Moreton Hall (nationaltrust.org.uk)

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