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Manchester International Festival: Day 7

  • Richard Fair
  • 4 Jul 07, 01:41 PM

I went house hunting last night. A nice semi-detached freehold in Old Trafford. The guy selling the house looked familiar, but it couldn’t have been Johnny Vegas as he was smartly dressed, clean shaven and had an air about him that would suggest he’d be much happier with a glass of Chablis in his hand rather than a pint Guinness. And anyway, his name was Jeffrey Parkin and there were various letters lying around with his name on to prove it.

Isn’t buying a home all about location, location, location? If so this one would be snapped up for the asking price of £235,000, however, as far as this property is concerned there are one or two issues to be addressed inside. If I say anymore they’ll send the bailiffs round to remove my heart.

Manchester International Festival’s Interiors is a highly desirable piece of intimate theatre created by Michael Pennington and Stewart Lee. Every performance will be different, very much depending who the other fifteen or so people are in your tour party. I just hope you don’t get someone asking really stupid questions at the most inappropriate moment – if the girl in the red top is reading this, I mean you.

Blog meet
Don’t forget to let us know if you are planning on coming along to the meet-up on Monday night in the Festival Pavilion from 6. With free WiFi there’s a great opportunity to meet up with other Manchester Bloggers and update your blog live over a drink. And you just never know who you might bump into in there, last night I'd swear blind that Miranda Richardson was in there having a drink.

Tonight
Off to the Cornerhouse this evening for the premier of Kaptial, Greg Hall's use of urban Manchester as a canvas for folklore and fairytales - but don't expect Little Red Riding Hood in Victoria Park.

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There are quite a lot of houses in Trafford that are under £235,000!

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I agree with the above comment. I found one that had 3 bedrooms for £147,000. Manchester is nothing like London house prices which is great!

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