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01 Mar 2024

NQL FESTIVAL 2024 PROGRAMME

THIS IS THE FULL PROGRAMME FOR NQL FESTIVAL 2024 LIST OF TICKETED EVENTS BELOW

01 Mar 2024

NQL FESTIVAL 2024 VENUES

VENUES FOR NOT QUITE LIGHT 2024 ALL VENUES ARE FULLY ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORT TO SWINTON: TRAIN TO SWINTON STATION FROM MANCHESTER VICTORIA BUS 36,37, 38  FROM PICCADILLY GARDENS BEE NETWORK LINK CAR: ALL DAY PARKING AT CHURCH STREET MAP LINK HERE ASDA, MORRISONS AND ALDI SUPERMARKET CAR PARKS, VARYING TIMES, FREE. SWINTON SQUARE SHOPPING PRECINCT: Swinton, M27 4BD OPENING HOURS: SATURDAY 9AM-5.30PM SUNDAY 10AM-4PM ARTS LET LOOSE: The Unit 69-73 The Parade, Swinton M274BD THE GRAND PALAIS: 11 Station Road, Swinton, […]

29 Jan 2024

NQL ON REFORM RADIO JANUARY 2024

Join Not Quite Light for an eclectic mix of delicious music and field recordings… This month I make a final visit to the house of my late nana, just before it’s finally sold, after being in the family since 1958. I record the sounds of the house, and my feelings as I say goodbye to somewhere that has been part of my whole life. Music features tracks by Pefkin, Loula Yorke, Anja Garbarek and Harry Seacombe… LISTEN HERE PLAYLIST

11 Jan 2024

NQL ON REFORM RADIO DECEMBER 2023

Join Not Quite Light for an eclectic mix of delicious music and field recordings… This month I take a look back on 2023, the year just gone. Originally broadcast live just after Christmas, this show features music and soundscapes featured during the past twleve months. It was quite moving, and also inspirational, to hear the sounds I recorded last year, providing a provocative reminder of the life I experienced. Sounds from Manchester, Salford, Hull, Paris, Portugal and Poland. Music featured […]

04 Dec 2023
An image of the Ashton Canal in Manchester at dusk. There is an old bridge, and from under it a cyclist has emerged, leaving a trail of white light.

NEW WORK AT SAUL HAY GALLERY IN CASTLEFIELD

I recently took photographs which have slightly evolved Not Quite Light in the city. I’ve begun to seek out spaces which are ostensibly public, and which yet are unsettling in the twilight. Often they are areas used for leisure, or green spaces, but that were once industrial areas, now reclaimed for other uses. The initial three photographs from this collection are now exclusively available as limited edition prints via the Saul Hay Gallery in Castlefield. They can be bought in […]

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