In this age of The X Factor, The Voice and Britain’s Got Talent, it’s entirely possible to become famous overnight.Read the full story..
During the early 1940s, America folk singer Woody Guthrie had a stark message emblazoned upon his guitar: ‘This machine kills fascists‘.Read the full story..
Wakefield Labour Club is a 47-foot long wooden hut near the city centre which was formerly an army barracks.Read the full story..
It is thought that the priest St Valentine was martyred during Roman times due to his marrying Christian couples (to each other, that is). However, it’s little known that it was actually because his stand-up was so bad. Get down to these comedy love-ins this February.Read the full story..
At the end of 2015, musician and comedian Graham Fellows appeared as a contestant on Celebrity Mastermind.Read the full story..
It’s the month of the year when we need comedy the most. So, scrape together the pennies – try down the back of the sofa – and get out to see this lot. Comedy in Manchester doesn’t stop for any month, not even grumpy January.Read the full story..
- The Northern Soul Awards 2017: a celebration of culture and enterprise in the North of England
- Northern Soul chats to Richard Littler about Scarfolk, online humour and the absurdity of modern values
- Review: Twelfth Night, Royal Exchange, Manchester
- Michael Rother talks krautrock, NEU! and David Bowie
- Win tickets to the BBC Good Food Show in Harrogate
Northen Soul Awards 2017
The Northern Soul Awards 2017, hosted by Lemn Sissay MBE, will celebrate and reward cultural and artistic excellence in the North of England. Enter now.