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Author: Helen Nugent

The Gin Society Festival

Win tickets to The Gin Society Festival, Manchester Cathedral

August 18, 2016 Comments Off on Win tickets to The Gin Society Festival, Manchester Cathedral

Win tickets to The Gin Society Festival at Manchester Cathedral 

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The North by Liz Foster Design

We don’t need a ‘Northern Cultural Tsar’. But funding parity with the South? Yes please.

August 16, 2016 No Comments

The New Statesman says that the North is in need of ‘a cultural renewal’. Really? Helen Palmer, Co-Director of Creative Tourist and Palmer Squared, a consultancy specialising in the cultural and tourism sector, responds to this for Northern Soul.

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Lady Annabella

Lady Annabella Marczewska of Jesmond talks to Northern Soul

August 14, 2016 No Comments

Lady Annabella Marczewska of Jesmond is a polymath.

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Brass Bands: a Northern working class cliché?

August 6, 2016 Comments Off on Brass Bands: a Northern working class cliché?

Back in 1963, the celebrated dramatist Dennis Potter wrote a review for the Daily Herald about a play by Ron Watson called Man of Brass.

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Victoria Baths

Historic Pools of Britain: can we save them?

July 30, 2016 Comments Off on Historic Pools of Britain: can we save them?

It is called Manchester’s Water Palace but even that undersells it.

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Women take to the stage at Science in the City festival

July 26, 2016 Comments Off on Women take to the stage at Science in the City festival

Dr Annie Keane writes for Northern Soul about some of the events showcasing women in science taking place at Manchester’s Science in the City Festival.

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Imperial War Museum North

Photo Gallery: Somme 100, Imperial War Museum North

July 22, 2016 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Somme 100, Imperial War Museum North

The Imperial War Museum North, Salford

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Heaton Park Somme experience

Photo Gallery: Centenary of the Somme at Heaton Park

July 22, 2016 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Centenary of the Somme at Heaton Park

Centenary of the Somme – A national concert of commemoration Heaton Park, Manchester

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National Wedding Show

Win tickets to The National Wedding Show, Manchester

July 19, 2016 Comments Off on Win tickets to The National Wedding Show, Manchester

Win tickets to The National Wedding Show at Manchester Central

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The Wingfield Spritz Cocktail

Win a Bottle of New Gin Aperitif, The Wingfield

July 19, 2016 Comments Off on Win a Bottle of New Gin Aperitif, The Wingfield

WIN A BOTTLE OF NEW GIN APERITIF, THE WINGFIELD

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