Author: Andy Murray
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..
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..
Northern Soul chats to Richard Littler about Scarfolk, online humour and the absurdity of modern values
Online humour can be a fickle sort of business.Read the full story..
These days, no-one would bat an eyelid if a hotly-tipped new band declared that they were heavily influenced by krautrock.Read the full story..
It’s a damp Wednesday night in March and Northern Soul is in a blacked-out hall in South Manchester holding a pair of glow sticks and dancing with strangers to Don’t Talk to Me About Love by Altered Images.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..
It’s getting harder and harder to remember now, but many of us grew up at a time when burgers weren’t all that common in the UK.Read the full story..
On the face of it, a young family living in Lancaster doesn’t exactly scream rock ‘n’ roll.Read the full story..
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.