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Things to do next week

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Absurdist Irish sketch trio Foil Arms & Hog bring their new show Swines on tour.

11 March, Town Hall ( 


Weaving the past and the present together, Rockets and Blue Lights explores Great Britain’s role in the transatlantic slave trade from a unique perspective.

12 March-4 April, Royal Exchange (


Northern Ballet presents Geisha by Kenneth Tindall. It follows Okichi and Aiko, whose lives are turned upside down with the first arrival of Americans in Japan. 

14-21 March, Grand Theatre (


What does it mean to be truly human? Are some lives worth more than others? Who decides who lives and dies? Less Than Human is a new show from Out Of Character – a theatre company of performers with experience of mental ill health. 

12-14 March, York Theatre Royal (


Our Lady of Blundellsands is an original twisted comic drama by Jonathan Harvey, award-winning creator of Gimme Gimme Gimme and Beautiful Thing.

6-28 March, Everyman Playhouse ( 


From International Women’s Day to Mother’s Day, Women is a fortnight-long programme of celebratory events, including talks, workshops, readings, food and film. 

8-21 March, Artlink ( 


Mark Steel’s show Every Little Thing’s Gonna Be Alright is an optimistic take on the state of the nation. 

11 March, Garrick Playhouse (


Italian-born, Manchester-based musician Julia Bardo heads out on tour in support of her debut EP Phase and single I Wanna Feel Love. 

14 March, Fulford Arms (

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