Author: Drew Tosh
Poetry is everywhere at the moment.Read the full story..
Most days, if you wander through the centre of Manchester, you’re bound to encounter at least one busker having a crack at Wonderwall or something by Ed Sheeran. But if you have the talent and street performance isn’t your cup of earl grey, where do you play?Read the full story..
It’s 1973. Industrial action has plunged the UK into darkness and things are pretty gloomy (except for this pre-teen excitedly reading comics by candlelight). But there is one shining light: glam rock.Read the full story..
“I’m least fond of Making Your Mind Up, yet where would I be without it?” Cheryl Baker talks to Northern Soul
Bucks Fizz will forever be remembered as UK Eurovision winners. A plucky quartet, put together for the 1981 contest, bopping their way to victory with the chart-topping Making Your Mind Up.Read the full story..
“Sometimes I feel my whole life has been one big whirlwind.” Belinda Carlisle talks to Northern Soul
Look away now if you don’t want to feel old: it’s been 30 years since the recording of power-pop anthem Heaven Is A Place On Earth.Read the full story..
Manchester is thriving with creativity. Nevertheless, it is daunting to set up a new venue, whether its focus is art, music or theatre.Read the full story..
My knowledge of poetry begins and ends with Pam Ayres (ask your Granny) and four-line stanzas where something rhymes with Nantucket.Read the full story..
Rosie Fleeshman could so nearly be the Adele of performance poetry.Read the full story..
Think about the type of person you’d least like to encounter at a social function and I guarantee they’ll turn up in this play.Read the full story..
- Henry Normal talks about nature, getting older and writing what you know
- Review: Northern Soul heads to (a rather muddy) Festival No 6 in Portmeirion, North Wales
- Review: The Ruck, Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield
- Photo Gallery: Head for the Hills, Ramsbottom Festival 2017
- Photo Gallery: British Street Food Awards, GRUB Food Fair, Manchester
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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