Northern Soul

Author: Helen Nugent

The Summer of Love

Win a pair of tickets to The Summer of Love at The Victoria Hall in Halifax

October 16, 2017 No Comments

Win a pair of tickets to The Summer of Love at The Victoria Hall in Halifax. 

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Enlighten Bury

Win a pair of weekend passes to ENLIGHTEN Bury – Festival of Light and Sound

October 16, 2017 Comments Off on Win a pair of weekend passes to ENLIGHTEN Bury – Festival of Light and Sound

Win a pair of weekend passes to ENLIGHTEN Bury – Festival of Light and Sound

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12th annual Dashehra Diwali Mela, James Lynd22

Photo Gallery: Dashehra and Diwali Mela celebrations light up Manchester

October 16, 2017 No Comments

Northern Soul photographer James Lynd attended the 12th annual Dashehra Diwali Mela at Manchester’s Albert Square and took some stunning images of the colourful celebrations.

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York ginnel (and a shortcut between two pubs)Neil Harrington

Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

October 13, 2017 No Comments

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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Slava's Snow Show, The Lowry Salford

Interview and Competition: Slava – The Man Behind the Snow Show

October 11, 2017 No Comments

The multi-award winning international sensation Slava’s Snow Show returns to the UK this autumn, touring to The Lowry in Salford.

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Vietnamese iced coffee

Go coco-nuts and celebrate International Coffee Week with Wing Yip

October 11, 2017 No Comments

In a new series, Wing Yip, the Oriental grocery store, shares its expertise with yummy, easy-to-make recipes. This week it celebrates International Coffee Week – but, if you’re anything like us, there is always a good time to celebrate caffeine. 

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Suzanne Vega, The Bridgewater Hall

Left of Center? No, bang on target. Northern Soul sees Suzanne Vega in Manchester

October 7, 2017 Comments Off on Left of Center? No, bang on target. Northern Soul sees Suzanne Vega in Manchester

It’s been a fair few years since Suzanne Vega last played a live concert in Manchester, but last week saw her triumphant return at the stunning Bridgewater Hall.

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Girl Gang’s Moondance Menagerie

Win two pairs of tickets to Girl Gang’s Moondance Menagerie

October 6, 2017 Comments Off on Win two pairs of tickets to Girl Gang’s Moondance Menagerie

Win two pairs of tickets to Girl Gang’s Moondance Menagerie. 

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Taken in Ramsbottom looking out towards the West Pennines.

Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

October 6, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

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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Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair. 

Win three pairs of tickets to Manchester’s Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

October 5, 2017 Comments Off on Win three pairs of tickets to Manchester’s Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

Win three pairs of tickets to Manchester’s Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair. 

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