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Lancashire Hotpots: The Fistful of Scratchcards Tour – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Paul Downham Less than a year since their last visit to The Lowry, the Lancashire Hotpots made a triumphant return playing to a packed house. While more than an estimated 195 million people were watching the Eurovision Song Contest on TV, nearly 1,000 people were worshipping good old Lancashire humour. This year’s offering entitled The Fistful of Scratch cards ...

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Lancashire Hotpots: Summertime Special – The Lowry Salford

Reviewer: Paul Downham Folk music has never been so much fun! Five northern blokes wearing flat caps and drinking copious amounts of Carlsberg entertained a packed and boisterous Quays Theatre audience, many of which had dug out their own flat caps for the night. Described as ‘The Spinal Tap’ of folk bands by Paddy McGuinness and appearing at Glastonbury twice, ...

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The Lancashire Hotpots – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Paul Jones [rating:5] The Lowry played host to a homecoming of sorts on Saturday night; with the return of Lancashire’s number one comedy folk group The Lancashire Hotpots. Described as a cross between Goldie Lookin’ Chain and Peter Kay, their blend of northern humour with catchy folk songs provided a delicious feast of entertainment. Sitting with a friend among ...

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