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Neck of the Woods 2022 Cheat Sheet

Festival Season is almost here and at Halfway 2 Nowhere that means getting the tent cleaned, digging out the wellies and building endless Spotify playlists getting us ready for the fields over the summer months. Our festival season this year kicks off in Norwich (a mere 196 miles from my front door as I write […]

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Parklife 2022 – 5 Alternative Artists You Cannot Miss

Parklife 2022 is almost upon us! June 11-12th sees one of the UK’s biggest festivals return to Manchester’s Heaton Park in what is shaping up to be their biggest year to date. With a bumper line-up featuring the best in the business in rap, dance and drum and bass music, this year’s Parklife will be […]

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REVIEW: Fatal Attraction – Grand Opera House York

The 1987 thriller Fatal Attraction concluded its first national tour following a 2014 debut in London at the Grand Opera House York this week; based on the movie and penned by same writer (James Dearden) as the classic, known for the coining of the “bunny boiler, Fatal Attraction had some fatal mistakes that made it […]

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REVIEW: Looking Good Dead – York Grand Opera House

Peter James’ Looking Good Dead provides drama, humour and all round entertainment in adaptation by Shaun McKenna. Having never read a Peter James novel, but knowing a lot about the style he prefers, Looking Good Dead as a concept should have been one that worked seamlessly on stage. A thriller for the modern day, with […]

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NEWS: PARKLIFE 2022 REVEALED

Together again, Parklife 2022 is here. The UK’s biggest metropolitan festival returns to its usual June weekend to kick off the summer festival season. Tyler, The Creator makes his long awaited UK headline debut, alongside the iconic 50 Cent who heads to Heaton Park for a UK festival exclusive. The lineup doesn’t stop growing with […]

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Independent Gigs of the Year: 1. Hands off Gretel @ York Crescent

Throughout 2021, whilst we’ve been able to safely get back to live music Halfway 2 Nowhere have tried to get to as many independent venues as possible to support local artists and the stages they love to perform on. This mini-series showcases some of the standout shows we’ve been to this year, with short reviews […]

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REVIEW: Mugabe, My Dad & Me – York Theatre Royal

Tonderai Munyevu’s one man performance of Mugabe, My Dad & Me premiered at York Theatre Royal this week. Adam Graver was there to experience the show. Robert Mugabe is a figure I have heard much about, but I have never explored the history of the former President of Zimbabwe enough to know anything other than […]

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REVIEW: Educating Rita – York Theatre Royal

Stephen Tompkinson and Jessica Johnson star in a new, critically-acclaimed production of Willy Russell’s award-winning play Educating Rita at York Theatre Royal from 31 August to 4 September. Celebrating it’s 40th Anniversary, Willy Russell’s play Educating Rita was a victim to the lockdown, but finally made its way to York Theatre Royal this week, with […]

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REVIEW: Leeds Festival 2021

It’s been some time since Halfway 2 Nowhere hit the mainstream but this weekend, we were fully immersed in the spectacle that was Leeds Festival. Friday and Sunday were an absolute triumph and whilst we couldn’t attend on Saturday, the early reviews and comments suggest the entire weekend was a resounding success for all in […]

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REVIEW: A Splinter of Ice – Original Theatre Company

Ben Brown’s new production A Splinter of Ice, impresses at York Theatre Royal in July 2021. Moscow 1987 and the cold war begins to thaw. After declining his offer for more than 30 years, novelist Graham Greene travels into the heart of the Soviet Union to meet with his old MI6 boss and double-agent, Kim […]