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Things to do next week

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Lancaster

Liz Oakley-Brown, a lecturer at Lancaster University, gives a talk inspired by Shakespeare, his contemporaries and Luke Jerram’s* moon sculpture, where it hangs in Lancaster’s oldest church. Lancaster Priory Choir will sing Compline in the light of The Moon on the last day of its installation.

20 Nov, Priory (lancasterpriory.org) 

Halifax

The Russian State Ballet & Opera House presents The Nutcracker, an eternal seasonal favourite directed and choreographed by the former award-winning Bolshoi Ballet soloist Konstantin Uralsky.

19 Nov, Victoria Theatre (victoriatheatre.co.uk)

Thirsk

The Yorkshire Vet and Robin Ince headline the Podcast Social Club, presenting 27 podcasts in three rooms, covering themes including music, mental health, astronomy, gardening, gaming, craft beer, food, football, politics, books, textile art and even Harry Potter.  

22-23 Nov, Rural Arts (podcastsocialclub.com)

Macclesfield

Lit is a weekend of stories and light, featuring a group playreading, a torchlit parade, creative writing and performance workshops, a storytime hub and cabaret. 

22-24 Nov, various venues (litmacc.org)

Manchester

After a stint of dates in Europe on the road with Pixies, Brighton duo Blood Red Shoes return to the UK for a string of shows following the release of their first album for five years, Get Tragic.

20 Nov, Gorilla (bloodredshoes.co.uk) 

Scarborough

Written and performed by Marcus Hercules, Prison Game is a gripping and sometimes chilling one-man physical theatre performance that asks, if prison is your world, how do you function within society?

22 Nov, Stephen Joseph Theatre (sjt.uk.com) 

Leeds

Serbian-Canadian singer-songwriter Dana Gavanski performs in support of her new single Catch. 

19 Nov, Oporto (danagavanskifth.bandcamp.com)

Leeds

The Secret Handshake Tour is a collaboration between hip-hop acts Too Many Ts (pictured) and Grieves. With both artists celebrating new releases in 2019, the co-headline tour will showcase new music and fan favourite jams.

23 Nov, Hyde Park Book Club (toomanyts.com) 

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