The last time I saw Claire Tomalin in Manchester she was battling some sort of rave act in order to be heard.Read the full story..
What a night! Never before have I sat in a library swigging wine out of the bottle all the while laughing until my ribs actually ached.Read the full story..
Last Tuesday, Manchester received some fantastic news.Read the full story..
This year marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution. In the fourth of a series of articles for Northern Soul, Alfred Searls explores how 1917 – and the Soviet society which developed in its shadow – has been portrayed by writers since that momentous year of revolution.Read the full story..
Simon Schama is the kind of historian I want to be when I grow up.Read the full story..
Life as a fan of Alan Hollinghurst is a game of patience. You have to wait a good few years for the next fix to come along – but it’s worth it.Read the full story..
Review: Outsiders – Five Women Who Changed the World by Lyndall Gordon, Manchester Literature Festival
I’m tired of being told what a woman should and shouldn’t say.Read the full story..
What do breakfast kippers, a curry and a book about law all have in common?Read the full story..
“I don’t care if people don’t find me funny. I know I’m funny because it’s the job I do.”Read the full story..
“We all benefit when we embrace diversity and allow everyone to contribute.” Northern Soul talks to June Sarpong
It’s Friday lunchtime and we’ve bagged 20 minutes with June Sarpong.Read the full story..
Northen Soul Awards 2017
Congratulations to all the winners at the Northern Soul Awards 2017. It was a cracking night. For the full list, click here http://awards.northernsoul.me.uk/2017-winners