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Singing on tables, drinking lighter fuel and throwing rocks – singers from Opera North’s new opera for children, Cautionary Tales, give their own wise words of warning…

February 28, 2011


When I was little I loved the circus, especially the act where a man blew fire from his mouth. I thought I would have a go . . . I only got half way though . . . I drank barbeque lighter fuel and was taken to hospital straight away . . . Caution: don't be tempted by danger!

Music That Moves Me

February 22, 2011


Which pieces of music stir our emotional responses?

A Quiet Moment of Contemplation

February 17, 2011


Culture Vulture and blogger Helen Robinson shares her thoughts on Mariele Neudecker's Kindertotenlieder installation

Delve deep into poetry with the Howard Assembly Room

February 15, 2011


Ahead of an open lecture and live poetry reading on Wednesday 16 February, take a look at some of the poems that will be featured at this free event.