The opening of a new public venue is always cause for celebration and a flurry of interest.Read the full story..
It’s taken around ten years for Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby to bring the germ of an idea about a washed-up actor from a TV detective show to full fruition on the big screen.Read the full story..
Over the next few weeks the spirit of Franco will be looming large at HOME in Manchester – and no, that’s nothing to do with Robert Carlyle’s character in Trainspotting.Read the full story..
When celebrities attain a certain level of fame, they are known for demanding outrageous ‘riders’.Read the full story..
It beggars belief but it was 20 years ago that Danny Boyle and his team introduced a special preview screening of Trainspotting to a sold-out crowd at Manchester’s Cornerhouse.Read the full story..
If the name Neville Smith doesn’t ring a bell, you’re entirely forgiven.Read the full story..
Christmas, as we all know, is a time for traditions. For some that might mean decorating the tree, writing cards, going out carolling or visiting relatives.Read the full story..
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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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