Co-working company WeWork, noted for providing free beer for its members, has recently announced plans to open its first centre in the UK outside London in Manchester.Read the full story..
It seems obvious to me now that Yves Klein‘s Leap into the Void was a fake.Read the full story..
If you’ve bobbed about Bury recently, you might have seen an intriguing new shop front on Bolton Street.Read 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..
When I was at university in the early 1990s, I shared a flat with four girls studying at Glasgow School Of Art. I recall that a lot of alcohol was drunk and a great deal of inventively flavoured home-made bread was eaten.Read the full story..
Do you ever feel frustrated that all Mother’s Day cards say Mum instead of Mam? Or annoyed that your flatmates don’t know what you mean when you say “Mek us a brew”?Read the full story..
A forgotten community, sleeping in doorways, huddled in grimy corners sheltering from the weather. Admit it, how many times have you walked past a homeless person pretending not to see or hear them?Read the full story..
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The Northern Soul Awards 2017, hosted by Lemn Sissay MBE, will celebrate and reward cultural and artistic excellence in the North of England. Enter now.
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