Northern Soul

Author: Laura Brown

The Northern Soul Podcast: Christmas horror stories

December 8, 2016 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Podcast: Christmas horror stories
Christmas Eve ghost stories used to be as important a festive tradition as a mince pie.
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John Cooper Clarke at BBC 6 Music Festival

The Northern Soul Podcast: Manchester Literature Festival

October 26, 2016 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Podcast: Manchester Literature Festival

Ah, the Manchester Literature Festival. It’s proper good.

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The Northern Soul Podcast: Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia

September 7, 2016 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Podcast: Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia

Hurrah! It’s the September Northern Soul Podcast.

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The Northern Soul Podcast: Viz, Liverpool Biennial and Manchester Jazz Festival

July 28, 2016 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Podcast: Viz, Liverpool Biennial and Manchester Jazz Festival

Hurrah and Huzzah! The Northern Soul Podcast is back!

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Folken: civic identity, philanthropy and creating the cities we want to live in

June 13, 2016 Comments Off on Folken: civic identity, philanthropy and creating the cities we want to live in

Liverpool feels like it’s on the cusp of change, the growth of grassroots movements, of shifting and changing sands, this explosion in the number of micro businesses.

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All rise: breaking bread in the North

May 27, 2016 Comments Off on All rise: breaking bread in the North

As people, we place a lot of faith in bread. We break bread as a basis for friendship.

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Life outside London: tech start-ups for one and all

February 22, 2016 Comments Off on Life outside London: tech start-ups for one and all

We have an opportunity to build something new in the North, so can we not rely on a pale, male and stale stereotype?

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Derrick Greaves, Sheffield, 1953 © Derrick Greaves, courtesy James Hyman Gallery in London

Decline and Fall: how language shapes the North

January 31, 2016 Comments Off on Decline and Fall: how language shapes the North

Language shapes how we see places and the people living in them, says Laura Brown. But the North loses the language game, and has done for generations.

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