Author: Helen Nugent
WIN TICKETS TO THE GREAT NORTHERN CONTEMPORARY CRAFT FAIR, OLD GRANADA STUDIOS, MANCHESTERRead the full story..
“I love the mentality behind it,” Ben Batt tells me.Read the full story..
It was a night to remember – and not just because of Maxine Peake’s scorching performance.Read the full story..
WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO SEE STAND BY ME…THE STORY OF BEN E KING AND THE DRIFTERS – AND MEET THE CAST OF THE SHOW
Following in the footsteps of the likes of The Jersey Boys and Motown The Musical, Stand By Me… The Story of Ben E King and The Drifters is coming to theatres across the UK. Northern Soul is offering the chance to win a pair of tickets and a meet and greet with the cast of the show, at a theatre of your choice.
When I was first starting out as a journalist, all fresh-faced, keen and not unlike an eager puppy desperate to please, an experienced hack gave me some invaluable advice. “When writing up an interview, start with the most interesting thing the person said.”Read the full story..
Win tickets to The Gin Society Festival at Manchester CathedralRead the full story..
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.Read the full story..
Lady Annabella Marczewska of Jesmond is a polymath.Read the full story..
Spotlight on Canal Street
Spotlight on www.canal-st.co.uk, the biggest LGBT site outside London.