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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Jane Smiley

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley talks to Northern Soul

October 24, 2015 Comments Off on Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley talks to Northern Soul

The telephone purrs ominously in my hand. I swirl the last dregs of lukewarm coffee at the bottom of the cup while sitting cross-legged on my desk chair, and stare at the pile of press releases and hand-written notes in scratchy blue biro on my desk.

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Donovan

Review: Donovan, RNCM, Manchester

October 22, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Donovan, RNCM, Manchester

In the pantheon of truly great British music acts of the 1960s, there’s no denying that Donovan deserves his place.

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Review: Asian Dub Foundation’s THX 1138, Manchester

October 22, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Asian Dub Foundation’s THX 1138, Manchester

With the hype machine cranking into first gear for The Force Awakens, it’s a timely moment to consider George Lucas’s other sci-fi film, one which is never likely to inspire a big budget sequel.

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Salvi's Cucina, John Dalton Street

Review: Salvi’s, Manchester

October 22, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Salvi’s, Manchester

Karen Connolly enjoys a truly authentic Italian lunch at Salvi’s, Manchester.

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Kerry Wilkinson

Best-selling crime author Kerry Wilkinson talks to Northern Soul

October 22, 2015 Comments Off on Best-selling crime author Kerry Wilkinson talks to Northern Soul

Kerry Wilkinson has consistently topped the Amazon UK charts since 2011 with his Manchester-set Jessica Daniel (and spin-off Andrew Hunter) series of thrillers.

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Fizz Festival

Win Tickets to Fizz Festival, Altrincham

October 22, 2015 Comments Off on Win Tickets to Fizz Festival, Altrincham

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO FIZZ FESTIVAL IN ALTRINCHAM

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Afternoon Tea at the Sculpture Hall Café

Review: Afternoon Tea at the Sculpture Hall Café, Manchester

October 22, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Afternoon Tea at the Sculpture Hall Café, Manchester

It is a fine city indeed where Vimto mousse mixes with Sir Charles Hallé, Britain’s first nuclear free zone and an infamous sponge cake.

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Photo Gallery: Whitby

October 20, 2015 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Whitby

It’s most famous as the setting – and inspiration – for Bram Stoker’s Dracula. But there’s an awful lot more to Whitby than that. Northern Soul‘s photographer Paul Hunter shows you why.

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A Parent’s Guide to the Social Networks Your Kids Are Using

What social networks are your kids using?

October 20, 2015 Comments Off on What social networks are your kids using?

Keeping up with what the kids are up to online can be confusing. So here is a guide to the most popular social networks from Nadine Hill of JuggleMum.

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Liverpool Comedy Festival

Having’ a larf: Comedy Festivals in the North

October 20, 2015 Comments Off on Having’ a larf: Comedy Festivals in the North

Everywhere you turn in the North there’s a comedy festival. Take a wrong turning down a country lane and at the end is a big top with some comedian stood in the middle, microphone in hand… friesian cows looking on.

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