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Lancaster

Covering topics ranging from her supposed strawberry allergy to a sex weekend in Swansea, award-winning stand-up, podcaster and author Sofie Hagen presents her new show The Bumswing. 

7 March, The Dukes (dukes-lancaster.org)

Sheffield

Invisible Wounds: Landscape and Memory in Photography features evocative and arresting photographs by Chloe Dewe Mathews, Simon Norfolk, Zineb Sedira and others, blurring the boundaries between documentary and imagination.

From 5 March, Graves Gallery (museums-sheffield.org.uk) 

Manchester

Manchester-based Europia Art Collective presents an eclectic one-day pop-up art event to celebrate its first birthday. EARTS Fête 2020 features an exhibition, creative workshops and live performance. 

8 March, Whitworth Locke (facebook.com/eartscollective)

Bingley

Still ferociously funny and emotionally raw, Edward Albee’s classic play Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf is a compelling rollercoaster ride into the darkest depths of love and marriage. 

2-7 March, Bingley Little Theatre (bingleyartscentre.co.uk) 

Liverpool

Bolton four-piece band The Jade Assembly perform their energetic rock ‘n’ roll on their biggest headline tour to date.

7 March, Jimmy’s (thejadeassembly.co.uk) 

Chester

In England in 1896, the right for women to vote is still a generation away. While Tess and her fellow first years are newly allowed to attend university, they are not allowed to graduate. Blue Stockings is a new play by Jessica Swale.

Until 15 March, Storyhouse (storyhouse.com) 

Preston

Landlady Kathy invites audiences to The Last Quiz Night on Earth. Quizmaster Rav is the host with the most but with time ticking, some unexpected guests turn up. Box of Tricks perform this immersive new play by Alison Carr in rural venues. 

6 March, Calder Dale Village Hall (boxoftrickstheatre.co.uk) 

Leeds

Bringing together an eye-catching collection of clothes, accessories and historic photos, Fast x Slow Fashion: Shopping for Clothes
in Leeds, 1720-2020
explores the changing face of the Leeds high street and how the city’s own unique sartorial style has evolved
through the ages.

Until 20 June, Leeds Museum (museumsandgalleries.leeds.gov.uk) 

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