Arts producers Curated Place partnered with Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre to develop ENLIGHTEN Bury, a new sound and light festival that took place over two nights, reinventing the experience of Light Night into a high quality public art installation trail alongside an international music programme.Read the full story..
It’s that time of the year again where, shortly after dressing up as the dead and scaring the shit out of your elderly neighbours, we set fire to things and mess about with gunpowder to celebrate the hanging of a Catholic heretic.Read the full story..
Sometimes it happens that certain playwrights have a ‘moment’, a period during which their work suddenly taps into the creative consciousness bubbling just beneath our feet and causes multiple dramatic fountains to burst through.Read the full story..
Do you remember the pure excitement of a power cut when you were little?Read the full story..
Students of scriptwriting and film-making tend to be bombarded by hard-and-fast rules, one of which says ‘your film must have incident’.Read the full story..
When a two-year-old has to be hauled out of a venue screaming “I want it again”, you would generally chalk that one up as a hit.Read the full story..
Marijuana grower becomes professional horticulturalist: Northern Soul chats to Hidden Tales in Rochdale
Author Phillip Pullman said that “after nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world”.Read the full story..
“The success of Danger Mouse took us all by surprise.” Brian Trueman talks about the legacy of Manchester animation studio, Cosgrove Hall
Cosgrove Hall was the little animation studio that could.Read the full story..
- “Bollocks to that, we’ll do it here.” The Fall’s Paul Hanley talks about his history of Manchester music
- “You’re being paid to have fun and to laugh and be daft and stupid.” John Barrowman talks to Northern Soul
- Henry Normal: What Manchester Gave Me
- Win a Michelin-star dinner at Don Giovanni in Manchester this Christmas
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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