The multi-award winning international sensation Slava’s Snow Show returns to the UK this autumn, touring to The Lowry in Salford.Read the full story..
Written by Rochdale-born Eileen Murphy to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the real events around the public hanging of the so-called ‘Manchester Martyrs’, this touring play from a new Rochdale-based company manages with surprising success to humanise what Murphy rightly characterises as “a huge, tragic and complicated event” whereby the struggle for Irish independence from the British Empire was played out in an English city, with consequences both national and international.Read the full story..
Henrik Ibsen’s The Master Builder, published in 1892, begins with the arrival of a young woman, Hilde Wangel, in Halvard Solness’s office.Read the full story..
I’m looking at a piece of contemporary sculpture.Read the full story..
Back at the start of this year, Northern Soul asked Mark Thomas what sort of form his next touring show might take, to which he replied: “Who knows! I tell you what – if you know, let me know.”Read the full story..
Picture this. It’s your first day at a new school. You’re a bit scared but you have an imagination the size of a meteor and loads of great ideas to make and draw worlds you want to share with your new pals.Read the full story..
What I miss about no longer being on Facebook is Jackie Hagan.Read the full story..
- Review: Outsiders – Five Women Who Changed the World by Lyndall Gordon, Manchester Literature Festival
- Review: A Woman’s Work, Harriet Harman, Manchester Literature Festival
- Review: Something Dark, HOME, Manchester
- “Take the music very seriously, but don’t take yourself very seriously.” Northern Soul chats to Mark Radcliffe about radio, writing and Galleon Blast
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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