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Painting the North: The Ten of Us, Saddleworth Museum and Art Gallery

January 18, 2018 No Comments

In the ninth instalment of Painting the North, Ant Cosgrove, the man behind The Northern Art Page on Facebook, shares striking works of art, sketches and drawings from around The North of England. As the weeks progress, Ant will bring you his image of the week from the popular social media page.

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Manchester Town Hall by Drew Wilby

Photo Gallery: Manchester Town Hall Open Day

January 15, 2018 No Comments

Northern Soul photographer, Drew Wilby, heads to Manchester’s iconic Town Hall building ahead of its temporary closure for work to safeguard, repair and partially restore it.

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The Mindful Living Show Manchester

Win a pair of tickets to the Mindful Living Show Manchester 2018

January 11, 2018 No Comments

Win a pair of tickets to the Mindful Living Show Manchester 2018. 

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Represent! Historic banners, People’s History Museum, Manchester

January 8, 2018 No Comments

Historic banners telling the story of how people have fought for representation will be going on display this month at the People’s History Museum, as it marks the centenary of the Representation of the People Act (February 6, 1918) when all men, and some women, obtained the right to vote.

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Who do you love?

January 5, 2018 Comments Off on Who do you love?

Ellie has asthma. I know when it’s getting bad because her body is racked with coughing and every breath is an effort.

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Destinations Manchester

Win a pair of tickets to Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show

January 3, 2018 Comments Off on Win a pair of tickets to Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show

Win a pair of tickets to Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show.

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Win a bottle of Glen Moray Classic Port Cask Finish Whisky – the perfect way to celebrate Burns Night

January 3, 2018 Comments Off on Win a bottle of Glen Moray Classic Port Cask Finish Whisky – the perfect way to celebrate Burns Night

Win a bottle of Glen Moray Classic Port Cask Finish Whisky – the perfect way to celebrate Burns Night.

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The Northern Soul End of Year Quiz: 2017

December 31, 2017 Comments Off on The Northern Soul End of Year Quiz: 2017

Feeling a little sluggish after too much time in front of the telly box or one too many mince pies? Have no fear. The Northern Soul End of Year Quiz is back and ready to get the cogs turning again. Is your Northern knowledge is up to scratch? How much can you recall about 2017? No prizes, just a lovely feeling of smugness when you get them all right (answers are at the bottom…).

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Ginnel Manchester Rikki Chan

GinnelWatch: Northern Soul’s Best Ginnels of 2017

December 28, 2017 Comments Off on GinnelWatch: Northern Soul’s Best Ginnels of 2017

We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul. But, depending on where you’re from, there are all sorts of words for what essentially amounts to an alleyway, including jennel, snicket, vennel, gennel, jitty and jetty.

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Southern end of Beadnell Bay, image by Phil Pounder

Our Year in Pictures: Northern Soul’s Favourite Photos of 2017

December 21, 2017 Comments Off on Our Year in Pictures: Northern Soul’s Favourite Photos of 2017

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s hard to believe that the end of the year is fast approaching.

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