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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Fabric at Bury Market, image by Chris Payne

Photo Gallery: Material World

March 21, 2017 No Comments

Northern Soul‘s Head Photographer Chris Payne checks out the textile stalls at Bury Market and takes some colourful snaps to brighten up gloomy March.

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Helens kitchen, Bury Market

Review: Helen’s Kitchen, Bury Market

March 21, 2017 No Comments

As a coeliac, nipping to a café for a bit of lunch is something I don’t get to do very often. 

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Review: Handmade Burger Co, The Old Courthouse, Deansgate, Manchester

March 21, 2017 No Comments

It’s getting harder and harder to remember now, but many of us grew up at a time when burgers weren’t all that common in the UK.

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Video games

Quality Control: Northern Soul talks open-world gaming

March 21, 2017 No Comments

In a new regular feature, Northern Soul’s gamers consider the thorny issues besetting the video game industry.

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The Lovely Eggs

Northern Soul chats to The Lovely Eggs about Lancaster, being parents and the punk ethos

March 21, 2017 No Comments

On the face of it, a young family living in Lancaster doesn’t exactly scream rock ‘n’ roll.

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Feline good: Northern Soul chats to A Street Cat Named Bob

March 21, 2017 No Comments

When celebrities attain a certain level of fame, they are known for demanding outrageous ‘riders’.

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Bury Market Cheese by Chris Payne

Photo Gallery: A Little Bit Cheesy

March 17, 2017 No Comments

Northern Soul‘s Head Photographer Chris Payne checks out the cheese stalls at Bury Market and takes some mouth-watering snaps. Pass the brie, please.

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Manchester International Festival

What is the City but the People? Manchester International Festival 2017

March 17, 2017 No Comments

Google maps does not recognise Mayfield. According to the internet, the abandoned railway depot near Piccadilly station doesn’t exist.

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Ian McKellen and Michael Cashman - Never Going Underground Banner - People's History Museum 2

Photo Gallery – Sir Ian McKellen opens Never Going Underground: The Fight for LGBT+ Rights, People’s History Museum

March 17, 2017 No Comments

Northern Soul‘s Head Photographer, Chris Payne, was one of two photographers at the opening of Never Going Underground. He captured images of Sir Ian McKellen as he launched the exhibition at the People’s History Museum in Manchester.

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Bat-Out-of-Hell-premiere

Theatre Review: Bat out of Hell, Manchester Opera House

March 17, 2017 No Comments

Part of the strange charm of the original Bat Out Of Hell recording has always been that it was unashamedly grandiose and knowingly absurd, and that, lyrically and presentation-wise, it was also pretty funny.

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