When the architectural historian, Joseph Sharples, first visited Liverpool as a student in the 1980s, the city made an indelible impression.Read the full story..
If you’ve never experienced Manchester Town Hall beyond seeing it as a fancy backdrop to a boozy visit to the Christmas markets then it’s well worth a proper visit – but you will need to be quick about it.Read the full story..
Deansgate is one of the most well-heeled areas of Manchester city centre. It’s home to large department stores, major shopping developments and the Beetham Tower. But it wasn’t always this way.Read the full story..
In 1981, Roy Hattersley, then Shadow Home Secretary, made a short film for Yorkshire Television about the Sheffield in which he grew up.Read the full story..
Situated in the wooded River Rye valley near Helmsley, North Yorkshire, Rievaulx Abbey enjoys an enviable position, surrounded by abundant woods and fields.Read the full story..
Although I always approach reviews with an open mind and an open heart I must confess that I was a big fan of Hotel Gotham before I came to stay.Read the full story..
Of The Smiths’ many fine attributes, there’s one which sometimes tends to get overlooked: their strong sense of place.Read the full story..
In the first of a new series of photographs looking at the iconic shop fronts which have helped define and give character to the North of England, Northern Soul‘s Head Photographer Chris Payne takes lots of lovely photos in Manchester’s Northern Quarter.Read the full story..
As a student in Newcastle in the early 1990s, one of my favourite things was meeting my Gran in Jesmond Dene.Read the full story..
Northen Soul Awards 2017
Congratulations to all the winners at the Northern Soul Awards 2017. It was a cracking night. For the full list, click here http://awards.northernsoul.me.uk/2017-winners
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