Northern Soul

Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Wonder Stuff

The Wonder Stuff’s Miles Hunt talks to Northern Soul

August 31, 2015 Comments Off on The Wonder Stuff’s Miles Hunt talks to Northern Soul

“I smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol, bite my fingernails and for seven barely tolerable years, I was a pescatarian. However, I haven’t smoked cannabis or owned a television for almost ten years, and can’t help but wonder whether the two are related. I have never taken a Class A drug, I don’t do ‘shots’ and at the age of 40 I swore off ever again wearing a pair of shoes that could be described as ‘sportswear’.

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David Constantine by Nathan Cox

David Constantine talks to Northern Soul

August 29, 2015 Comments Off on David Constantine talks to Northern Soul

David Constantine has long been recognised as one of England’s finest living proponents of the short story form.

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Scran: Cheese and Onion Plate Pie

August 29, 2015 Comments Off on Scran: Cheese and Onion Plate Pie

Lots of things differentiate North from South.

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Self-portrait. Angelica Kauffmann, c.1770-75 © Matthew Graham

Artists in the Frame: Manchester Art Gallery

August 27, 2015 Comments Off on Artists in the Frame: Manchester Art Gallery

At a time when computer mainframes across the world heave with the visages of almost everybody who has a mobile phone and subscribes to social media, Artists in the Frame, an exhibition of self-portraits at Manchester Art Gallery, might be tempted to draw shallow parallels with this zeitgeist of digital vanity

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Warm Potato and Samphire Salad with Tuna

Chef Tony cooks Samphire and Potato Salad with Tuna

August 27, 2015 Comments Off on Chef Tony cooks Samphire and Potato Salad with Tuna

Good culinary news – it’s the British samphire season.

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OUT!

OUT! – Manchester Pride’s Digital Platform

August 27, 2015 Comments Off on OUT! – Manchester Pride’s Digital Platform

Manchester has a long history of being at the cutting edge of things.

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Indy Man Beer Con by Gary Brown

Indy Man Beer Con 2015: Northern Soul gets the lowdown

August 26, 2015 Comments Off on Indy Man Beer Con 2015: Northern Soul gets the lowdown

With just over a month to go before Indy Man Beer Con 2015 kicks off at Manchester’s iconic Victoria Baths, Northern Soul chats to co-founder Jonny Heyes.

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Manchester- black and white shot by Chris Payne

Book Review: The Secret Baby Room by DD Johnston

August 26, 2015 Comments Off on Book Review: The Secret Baby Room by DD Johnston

As a child I used to try and make a good book last forever.

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Jeremy Corbyn photo by Phil Pounder

Jeremy Corbyn rally: Newcastle says “Jez we can”

August 26, 2015 Comments Off on Jeremy Corbyn rally: Newcastle says “Jez we can”

On a relentlessly grey, damp and oppressive Tuesday afternoon on Newcastle’s Thornton Street, Jeremy Corbyn took to a makeshift stage to address the crowds in hats and waterproofs who had gathered there to listen to him.

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Class of ‘92 – Out of Their League

Class of 92: Out of Their League

August 25, 2015 Comments Off on Class of 92: Out of Their League

If like me you’re a United fan, you’ll have watched the legendary Class of 1992 reign over football for more than 20 years.

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